SLOW FALLING, day 30 of A Month with Yeats

  I can’t believe this is it! 30 poems in 30 days inspired by Ireland’s greatest poet W.B Yeats. A poetry challenge created by the brilliant Jane Dougherty. Today is day 30 of this wonderful, inspiring, breathtaking adventure created by Jane Dougherty entitled A Month with Yeats. The final quote comes from the poem ‘TheContinue reading “SLOW FALLING, day 30 of A Month with Yeats”

UNDER PARIS, day 29 of A Month with Yeats

  Day 29 of Jane Dougherty’s A Month with Yeats and today’s quote is from ‘No Second Troy’ ‘Why, what could she have done, being what she is? Was there another Troy for her to burn?’—W.B. Yeats Jane’s blog is: https://janedougherty.wordpress.com My poem is called: UNDER PARIS   Caught is the consciousness in this constantContinue reading “UNDER PARIS, day 29 of A Month with Yeats”

DUALITY, day 28 of A Month with Yeats

  Day 28 of Jane Dougherty’s A Month with Yeats and our quote today is: ‘I would that the Boar without bristles had come from the West and had rooted the sun and moon and stars out of the sky’ —W.B. Yeats Jane’s blog of beauty is: https://janedougherty.wordpress.com My poem is called DUALITY   AndContinue reading “DUALITY, day 28 of A Month with Yeats”

THE CHILD INSIDE THE MAN, day 27 of A Month with Yeats

  It’s day 27 of Jane Dougherty’s A Month with Yeats which means all of us who’ve taken part in this fantastic poetry challenge have created 27 new poems inspired by Ireland’s greatest poet. Today’s quote is: ‘Once more the storm is howling, and half hid under this cradle-hood and coverlid my child sleeps on.’Continue reading “THE CHILD INSIDE THE MAN, day 27 of A Month with Yeats”

IF ONLY, day 26 of A Month with Yeats

  Today’s quote for Jane Dougherty’s A Month with Yeats is from ‘The White Birds’: ‘I would that we were, my beloved, white birds on the foam of the sea!’ W.B. Yeats Jane’s blog is: https://janedougherty.wordpress.com My poem today is called IF ONLY   We are land birds, bound birds, we have made homes inContinue reading “IF ONLY, day 26 of A Month with Yeats”

A WHITE WING RISING, day 25 of A Month with Yeats

  Day 25 of Jane Dougherty’s A Month with Yeats and the quote is: ‘And when white moths were on the wing, and moth-like stars were flickering out, I dropped the berry in a stream and caught a little silver trout.’—W.B. Yeats Jane’s blog is: https://janedougherty.wordpress.com My poem today is called A WHITE WING RISINGContinue reading “A WHITE WING RISING, day 25 of A Month with Yeats”

RED CARPET, day 24 of A Month with Yeats

  I’m running behind on Jane Dougherty’s A Month with Yeats poetry challenge but better a tad tardy than a no-show. Yesterday’s inspirational quote was: ‘We know their dream; enough to know they dreamed and are dead; ‘ —W.B. Yeats ‘ My poem is called RED CARPET   We dream of what can be, notContinue reading “RED CARPET, day 24 of A Month with Yeats”

IN DREAMS, day 23 of A Month with Yeats

  Today’s quote for Jane Dougherty’s A Month with Yeats is from ‘He Wishes His Beloved Were Dead’. ‘…your hair was bound and wound about the stars and moon and sun:’—W.B. Yeats Jane’s beautiful blog is: https://janedougherty.wordpress.com/2017/11/23/a-month-with-yeats-day-twenty-three/ It’s been a challenging 24 hours but at least this poetry challenge has let me tune out toContinue reading “IN DREAMS, day 23 of A Month with Yeats”

BUOYANT, Day 22 of A Month with Yeats

    Day 22 of A Month with Yeats and the quote from Jane Dougherty is: ‘I wander by the edge of this desolate lake where wind cries in the sedge:’ —W.B. Yeats My poem is: BUOYANT   Is it here where the tears come to find peace in this place of serenity? I layContinue reading “BUOYANT, Day 22 of A Month with Yeats”

STILL STANDING, day 21 of A Month with Yeats

  Day 21 for Jane Dougherty’s A Month with Yeats and today’s quote is: ‘…by water among the trees the delicate-stepping stag and his lady sigh’ —W.B. Yeats My poem is called STILL STANDING   Stag standing where the river still ripples, where the wind still whips the waves, where the trees still twist andContinue reading “STILL STANDING, day 21 of A Month with Yeats”

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