Surely, and rightly, you mean 21st-century poetry. And you must mean Paul Muldoon; but do you really think they share very much of the same poetic space? Have you read PM lately; his virtues are not nearly as close to Heaney's as you imply.
David Boyd wrote:
Most by now will have seen reports of the death of this fine poet, and, like Eliot, Nobel Prize Laureate. RIP, and in many ways irreplaceable, although Robert Muldoon is thankfully still stalking-about readily able to don at least part of the mantle A sad day for 20th century poetry, to be sure. Sent from my iPad