William Butler Yeats

County Dublin / Ireland
William Butler Yeats
County Dublin / Ireland
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The Spirit Medium

Rating: 3.8
POETRY, music, I have loved, and yet
Because of those new dead
That come into my soul and escape
Confusion of the bed,
Or those begotten or unbegotten
Perning in a band,

I bend my body to the spade
Or grope with a dirty hand.
Or those begotten or unbegotten,
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Michael Walker 05 December 2019
Yeats was interested and active in the psychic and clairvoyant side of life, . This poem is one example-good.
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Mithilesh Yadav 29 January 2016
An old ghost's thoughts are lightning, To follow is to die; Poetry and music I have banished, But the stupidity Of root, shoot, blossom or clay Makes no demand. grrt penned
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