Seeker of Everyday Magic

By Squatbetty

Believe in miracles

History says don't hope
On this side of the grave.
But then, once in a lifetime
The longed for tidal wave
Of justice can rise up
And hope and history rhyme.
So hope for a great sea-change
on the far side of revenge.
Believe that a further shore
is reachable from here.
Believe in miracles
and cures and healing wells.


"Doubletake" from The Cure at Troy by Seamus Heaney

One of my friends posted this on Facebook on New Year's Day and wrote, "it catches the mood of the time - or at least what a lot of us feel..." 

Couldn't agree more. 

The lady who posted it was my A-Level English Literature teacher... didn't tell her that I actually hated Seamus Heaney at school! I appreciate him much more now.

I wish everyone all the very best for 2019 ♥

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