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W.H. Auden (1907-1973), "In Memory of W.B. Yeats" Flash Card

  • There are three different sections memorializing Yeats, all with a different tone and rhythm.
  • Written in February 1939; W.B. Yeats died January 28, 1939.

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“I have spread my dreams under your feet.
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”
― W.B. Yeats

Garland Street

Sailing to Byzantium

by W. B. Yeats read by my favourite reader

Tom O’Bedlam


Belief and Unbelief

It is better doubtless to believe much unreason and a little truth than to deny for denial’s sake truth and unreason alike, for when we do this we have not even a rush candle to guide our steps, not even a poor sowlth to dance before us on the marsh, and must needs fumble our way into the great emptiness where dwell the misshapen dhouls.

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Voice of the Poet: Things Fall Apart

April is National Poetry Month, and three quarters of the days are already gone. Still not too late for me to offer a poetry post. At present, I’m reading Joan Didion’s essay collection  293 more words


Assistant Producing: Liz Kershaw, BBC 6 Music

Last weekend I had the chance to cover a few days as Assistant Producer at BBC Radio 6 Music, working mostly on Liz Kershaw’s show, as well as helping out with Tom Robinson’s Saturday night show and Cerys On 6. 275 more words

My Radio Work

Books, Ireland and a few blanks

When asked what a review of my life would look like, I’d inevitably request that poetry be added to Smile, by Charlie Chaplin; classical music… 1,424 more words