<> Boyd128 Boyd Letters Boyd Estate 19 Jan Linen Hall Library Wednesday, March 16, 2016 TIFF Boyd128 Letter Heaney, Politics English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/boyd128 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Boyd128_1.jpg LHL Archive 11 Is there a life before death 'Is there a life before death? That’s chalkedoff up in Ballymurphy, Competence with pain, Coherent miseries, a bite and sup, We hug our little destiny again.' That’s another quote from Heaney. Is there a life afterbefore death? We’re not too concerned about notthe other just now, though I heard Paisley yesterday on television say that he wouldn’t discuss or think about politics on a Sunday. Isn’t it a pity he thinks about politics at all? Yes asIs there a life before death? That’s the question, as Joxer would say, or Joxer would say that’s the question. Text