Harvard professor Seamus Heaney and Radcliffe’s Matina Horner enjoy Harvard’s 350th anniversary celebration. “Heaney taught me one thing: poetry is never about celebrity or exclusivity. It is about relationships forged in solitude that connect us through time and space.” Photograph: Wendy Maeda/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Harvard, Seamus Heaney and me
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