Have a look at breadtagsagas.com! Same blog more polished layout. Hey, if you put a like here. Why not go over to breadtagsagas.com and put a like there as well. The posts there feel a little lonely!
Featured Image: WB Yeats, Poetry Foundation from Chicago History Museum
Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony, 6 February 2018
The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats — a muse on literature
Cast a cold Eye
On Life, on Death.
Horseman, pass by!
Epitaph on Yeats grave, Drumcliff, County Sligo
When I was living in Derry, I stopped at Yeats’ grave a couple of times on my way down the west coast. My memory of it was coloured by the season — terribly cold, grim and isolated.
We passed by in 2014, travelling up the west coast in an unlikely Indian summer. The grave was no longer isolated, nasty strip developments along the highway had almost caught up with it. The site was pleasant, warm and sunny with stunning views of the escarpment.
William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was born in Ireland and died in France. His remains were exhumed and moved to Ireland in 1948.