Monthly Archives: February 2016

INNISFREE OF THE DEEP HEART’S CORE

Today’s poem is simple, but nonetheless one of the most popular in English literature.  It was written by the Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1865 – 1939). THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE I will arise and go now, and go … Continue reading

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THE VAST, IMMORTAL SEA

Yesterday, in spite of intermittent rain, I was able to make a trip to the Pacific coast.  Just above the pounding waves at a coastal town called Depoe Bay, there was a standing stone monument inset with two brass plaques. … Continue reading

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