Kathleen McCracken reads her winning poem ‘Chironomy’ at the Seamus Heaney Homeplace, Bellaghy (audio)

Kathleen McCracken, winner of the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2019, reads her winning poem, ‘Chironomy’ at the Seamus Heaney Homeplace in Bellaghy.

Cheironomy (or Chironomy) is a form of music conducting, typically with choral music and choral groups (choirs), where the use of hand gestures directs musical performance (from Wikipedia).

copyright information: The copyright of this poem lies with the poet, Kathleen McCracken; it may NOT be republished without permission of Kathleen McCracken (kl.mccracken@ulster.ac.uk). The anthology, ‘Find’ is © Community Arts Partnership 2019.

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