William Butler Yeats

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

Statistics - Poem by William Butler Yeats

'THOSE Platonists are a curse,' he said,
'God's fire upon the wane,
A diagram hung there instead,
More women born than men.'

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 16, 2001

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 16, 2001

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