Fear No Poetry

Don’t be afraid of how I sound, the ancient chants are here inside the poems.

–Yeats on reading his poems aloud

2 responses to “Fear No Poetry

  1. If you’ve ever heard a recording of Yeats reading his poetry it’s quite unsettling. He had a rather pretentious, overly dramatic voice. But the poetry . . . Guessing from this quote, he knew as much.

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