Andrei Codrescu en Is There Any Meaning In Poet Seamus Heaney's Last Text? Commentator Andrei Codrescu reflects on the text message written by poet Seamus Heaney just before he died. In Latin he wrote to his wife "do not be afraid." The 74-year-old Heaney died in a Dublin hospital last week. Codrescu says no great meaning should be implied — it was just a personal message to his wife. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:12:00 +0000 Andrei Codrescu 41334 at What's Behind Romania's Church Building Spree? Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>You're listening to ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News.<p>In Romania, new churches are popping up at the rate of 10 a month. That's one every three days, according to a BBC report. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 21:22:00 +0000 Andrei Codrescu 40318 at Qatari Poet Sentenced To Life In Prison For Writing Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>Last week in the country of Qatar, a poet was sentenced to life in prison. That was the punishment for writing verse that the country's ruler found insulting. The poet's name is Mohammed Ajami, and his poem skewered governments across the region. At one point, it declared: We are all Tunisia in the face of the repressive elite.<p>Well, commentator Andrei Codrescu says this case shows a brazen bit of hypocrisy.<p>ANDREI CODRESCU, BYLINE: The Emir of Qatar is a tolerant man. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 23:05:00 +0000 Andrei Codrescu 24221 at