stations 2

(Numbers refer to Sections of the poem 'Station Island' by Seamus Heaney, a narrative sequence, an autobiographical
quest concerned with 'the growth of a poet's mind'. Heaney's pilgrim is on an inner journey and proceeds through a series
of encounters which lead him back into the world which formed him and then forward to face the crises of the present.)

I        (Start of journey to Lough Derg)
I        Encounter with ghost of Sabbath-breaker Simon Sweeney from the poet's youth.
I        Warning 'Stay clear of all processions'.

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