For Peace Comes Dropping Slow


And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow

–William Butler Yeats, from The Lake Isle of Inisfree


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6 Responses to For Peace Comes Dropping Slow

  1. Jim D. says:

    I always wondered about the clash between “peace” and “bee-loud” in that poem. It came into my life at a time when the rows of beans reminded me both of Thoreau and the lyrics to a notorious Spinal Tap song. Thanks for a pleasant smile at the end of a difficult week!


  2. Scott Kinsey says:

    Thanks, Dave. I will be visiting his resting place in September.


  3. otto0880 says:

    Cast a cold eye

    On life, on death.

    Horseman, pass by!


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