Montale and Yeats: Poets translating Poets

  When you are old (1892) William Butler Yeats When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved…Read more Montale and Yeats: Poets translating Poets

Poets translating poets: Costantino Belmonte & W. B. Yeats

The Mask  William Butler Yeats "PUT off that mask of burning gold With emerald eyes." "O no, my dear, you make so bold To find if hearts be wild and wise, And yet not cold." "I would but find what's there to find, Love or deceit." "It was the mask engaged your mind, And after…Read more Poets translating poets: Costantino Belmonte & W. B. Yeats