Irish Bog Oak

One of my favourite poems by Seamus Heaney is Digging. The first two lines are

Between my fingers and my thumb

The squat pen rests; snug as a gun.

While I’m not too comfortable with the image of the gun, I couldn’t help but remember this when I was given a pen which has been crafted out of Irish Bog Oak. I hope it will act as inspiration …





Author: annedunford

Now fulfilling my ten year old self's ambition to become a writer - it's taken many years and a long,long winding road to get here! After a lifetime spent teaching, making miniature ceramics, returning to teaching and training, I am now indulging in a lifelong ambition to write!

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