Honeymoon Flight

Honeymoon Flight In an extended metaphor Heaney draws a parallel between the act of faith required to board an aeroplane en route to the somewhere-new and the insecurities that newly-weds might harbour. The ‘flight’ is both plane journey and a personal escape into a new world. Airborne, the watcher sees Below a bird’s-eye view of patchwork earth, dark hems of […]