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Yeats: "To a Young Girl"

William Butler Yeats was born in Sandymount – Dublin – on June 13th, 1865

He wrote “To a Young Girl”¬† for Iseult Gunne, the adopted daughter of his beloved Maud. 158 more words

On This Day

Numberless Dreams

Este es un lugar para compartir las menos malas de mis creaciones, el resto se encuentra en mis libretas. El nombre del “blog” (no creo que sea la palabra apropiada) es una referencia directa a un poema: “A Poet to His Beloved” de William Butler Yeats. 107 more words


Tips and Tricks: Comparing Opening and Closing Lines in Poetry

It may seem like the most simple advice, but comparing the opening and closing lines of a poem is a useful technique. Comparing these two lines forces you as the interpreter (or reader) to think critically about how the author made it to this specific point. 540 more words


Happy Birthday, Mr. Yeats

I first discovered the work of Yeats in 1997, through the Canadian singer¬†Loreena McKennitt, who’s rendition of “The Stolen Child” became somewhat of an early obsession of mine. 734 more words


For Peace Comes Dropping Slow

And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow,
Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket sings; 15 more words

The Western Skyline Podcast - 19 May 2018

#galway early music#yeats#ennistymon book town#art exhibitions#the silver branch film

On The Western Skyline: The Silver Branch screens in Kinvara, news of two art exhibitions in New Quay & Ballyvaughan, a callout to young musicians for a new orchestral initiative in Galway, ‘The Only Jealousy of Emer’ – Yeats’ s play is being performed at Thoor Ballylee, Ennistymon Book Town Festival events, and news of the Galway Early Music Festival… 36 more words

Radio Work

Towers, cliffs & Celtic crows

One way to tell you’re in Ireland, rather than a particularly lush corner of North America, is the difference in birdsong. Sure, the Irish finches sound pretty much like their Canadian cousins, but Celtic crow definitely do not. 939 more words

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