Horseman, Pass By

One of the nicest things about teaching: returning to texts and authors I haven’t read for years. This week, some of my students have been studying Yeats.

Reading ‘Under Ben Bulben‘, I was newly struck by the way Yeats curates his own epitaph.

Yeats' gravestone
Yeats’s gravestone, engraved with the last three lines of ‘Under Ben Bulben’

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