#Tanka Tuesday (11/28/17)…A Tanka for A Month with Yeats: Day 28

 Cuchulainn's death, illustration by Stephen Reid 1904By Stephen Reid (Eleanor Hull, The Boys’ Cuchulain) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons


‘I would that the Boar without bristles had come from the West
And had rooted the sun and moon and stars out of the sky’ —W.B. Yeats


crows’ flight

tied to my post, waiting

for my enemies

denying the Morrigu

dropping my sword at last


for Jane Dougherty’s a Month with Yeats: Day twenty-eight

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