William Butler Yeats

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

The Attack On ‘the Playboy Of The Western World,’ 1907 - Poem by William Butler Yeats

Once, when midnight smote the air,
Eunuchs ran through Hell and met
From thoroughfare to thoroughfare,
While that great Juan galloped by;
And like these to rail and sweat
Staring upon his sinewy thigh.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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