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December 23, 2012

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So happy to see this holiday post reprinted and thank you for it. It should be an annual occurrence. I, like Terence, am a fan of Kavanagh's though it took me longer to get there and appreciate him in the ways I do now, and I have Terence to thank for that too.Terence has his own Christmas poem that has become an Irish-American classic. Worth posting that as well. —Michael Lally

As always, Winch hits the mark. Seamus Heaney once said, "We're all just working with what Kavanagh started." Merry Christmas poetry lovers. Night, night. M. O'K.

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