Due to the subjects and literary devices he used, Seamus Heaney is frequently referred to as a modern poet. He is recognized as one of the most significant poets of the 20th century. He was born in Northern Ireland in 1939, and in the 1960s he started composing poetry. In 1966, he published his first volume, “Death of a Naturalist.” Later, he published several articles and translations in addition to more than a dozen poetry volumes. “Digging,” “Blackberry-Picking,” “Death of a Naturalist,” and “The Forge” are some of Heaney’s best-known poetry. Over his career, he received a great deal of recognition, including the 1995 Nobel Prize for Literature.