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that's part of the reason

Posted to Poetry and Politics

why i asked the above question....
i don't honestly know which... Yeats live was perhaps semi-real, because his words were semi-true. in the end, yeats got comfortable with his apocalyptic visions, and could smile with "gay eyes" upon the decaying world. yeats would typically have said it was a blesséd curse, or a cursed blessing