Join author Megan Willome as she learns W.B. Yeats’ “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” By Heart, shares some deep insights about the poem, and finds a lake to love.
Have you chosen your favorite poet for Take Your Poet to Work Day? W. B. Yeats joins our growing collection of ready-for-work poets today.
Creating a traditional ode allows the poet to use her outdoor voice. It is a profoundly public medium, daring to speak to and for everyone.
Kathryn Neel’s “Eating and Drinking Poem” post pairs Yeats’ “Hosting of the Sidhe” with a wine syllabub recipe. She discusses Irish mythology, her own personal experience abroad, and the need to set aside small bowls of cream to appease the mischievous Shidhe before making syllabub.