William Butler Yeats

(13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939 / County Dublin / Ireland)

On Those That Hated 'The Playboy Of The Western World' - Poem by William Butler Yeats

ONCE, when midnight smote the air,
Eunuchs ran through Hell and met
On every crowded street to stare
Upon great Juan riding by:
Even like these to rail and sweat
Staring upon his sinewy thigh.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 15, 2001

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 15, 2001


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