BUOYANT, Day 22 of A Month with Yeats

    Day 22 of A Month with Yeats and the quote from Jane Dougherty is: ‘I wander by the edge of this desolate lake where wind cries in the sedge:’ —W.B. Yeats My poem is: BUOYANT   Is it here where the tears come to find peace in this place of serenity? I lay […]

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STILL STANDING, day 21 of A Month with Yeats

  Day 21 for Jane Dougherty’s A Month with Yeats and today’s quote is: ‘…by water among the trees the delicate-stepping stag and his lady sigh’ —W.B. Yeats My poem is called STILL STANDING   Stag standing where the river still ripples, where the wind still whips the waves, where the trees still twist and […]

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SPELLING PEACE, day 19 of A Month with Yeats

It’s day 19 of Jane Dougherty’s brilliantly creative and challenging A Month with Yeats poetry challenge and today’s quote is a second one from ‘The Valley of the Black Pig’: ‘We who still labour by the cromlech on the shore, the grey cairn on the hill, when day sinks drowned in dew, being weary of […]

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