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A #Tanka for a Month with Yeats: Day 13


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peter nicolai arbo mindre

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For Jane Dougherty’s A Month with Yeats: Day 13:

Today’s quote is from ‘The Hosting of the Sidhe’ by W.B. Yeats.

‘Away, come away:

Empty your heart of its mortal dream.’

nighttime thunder

I answer the Wild Hunt’s call

and embrace the wind

Why did I ever trouble

with the fear of dying?

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