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An Irish Classic in Honour of St Patrick’s Day: ‘The Second Coming’ by Yeats (1919)

I’ve been wanting to write a post about ‘The Second Coming’ for simply ages.  It is one of the most brilliant poems ever written in the English language, but it’s just so depressing no one ever seem to want to … Continue reading

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