Two Stick Drawings

Two Stick Drawings Two childhood scenarios in which sticks featured. 1 Heaney reflects on the contrasting behaviour of two girls with whom he mixed as a child. On autumnal fruit-picking expeditions the first was skilled in the use of the stick she carried: Claire O’Reilly used her granny’s stick (its shape fit for purpose: A crook-necked one) to snare the […]