‘Lapis Lazuli’ by William Butler Yeats

(for Harry Clifton) I have heard that hysterical women say They are sick of the palette and fiddle-bow, Of poets that are always gay, For everybody knows or else should know That if nothing drastic is done Aeroplane and Zeppelin will come out, Pitch like King Billy bomb-balls in Until the town lie beaten flat. … Continue reading ‘Lapis Lazuli’ by William Butler Yeats