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The Magic of Poetry

Mr. Waffle is fond of Yeats’s poem, In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markievicz. He often quotes it, particularly in the summer, although it’s not a particularly summery poem overall. The other evening, Herself drifted in to us wearing her dressing gown at bedtime, “Ah,” said Mr. Waffle, “Two girls in silk kimonos, both/ Beautiful, one a gazelle.” “Huh,” said Herself, “What was the other, a badger?”



2 Responses to “The Magic of Poetry”

  1. Charles Lock Says:

    A future in politics or the law awaits.

  2. belgianwaffle Says:

    Hmm or both, of course..


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