Treasure Island

William Butler Yeats

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

The Municipal Gallery Revisited


AROUND me the images of thirty years:
An ambush; pilgrims at the water-side;
Casement upon trial, half hidden by the bars,
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  • Luda Parker (5/21/2009 2:56:00 PM)

    Oh Liz, lighten up! Seinfeld, introducing Keats to lots of people who will then go on and look the poem up - surely a good thing. I love it. (Report) Reply

  • Liz Harnett (4/22/2009 1:55:00 PM)

    Ugh, to defile the most amazing poem of all time by using it on Seinfeld. I think I'm going to be sick. (Report) Reply

  • Ethan West (3/13/2008 6:55:00 PM)

    The last two lines of the poem were used in the popular 90's television show 'Seinfeld'. Kramer used the lines in Elain's birthday card. Season 2, The Deal. (Report) Reply

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