The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats - Book 1, The Complete Poetry of WB Yeats : Chapter 9, Shadowy Waters, Two Kings & the Girft of Harun Al-Rashid Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, The Complete Poetry of WB Yeats : Chapter 9, Shadowy Waters, Two Kings & the Girft of Harun Al-Rashid Summary

The writings continue at this stage of the book to be short stories in the poetic verse forms used by the Europeans. Amongst those, some have been devised more for the English language than others. Yeats continues to 'wow' his reading audience with stimulating, excellent formations of poetry. There are three of these in this section.

During the dedication the author makes yet another intentional reference to Irish culture. "I have made this poem for you.../...As men in the old times, before the harps began, / Poured out wine for the high invisible ones, (p 414). This note is dated 1900.

The Harp of Aengus follows; it is but one stanza in length...

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