Digging (Seamus Heaney poem)

Portrait the image of cruel mother in Heaney's poem, "Bye, Child"?

Is there had any poem that named Bye,Child which is narrated by Seamus Heany

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The portrait painted of the mother in Heaney's, Bye Child, is that of an evil, abusive, controlling woman. She abandons her child by keeping him locked in a pen like an animal, feeding him scraps through the door. He is described as "knelled and faithful" like a pet dog, but he is given none of the affection one would feel for a beloved pet. The boy is pale and sickly, and he cannot speak.... she never even afforded him words.


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