Leda and the Swan
Leda and the Swan
by William Butler Yeats

Leda and the Swan Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this poem?

R

While you can certainly find poems more graphic than "Leda and the Swan," Yeats's approach skirts the borders of propriety by tackling issues of rape, bestiality, and, for lack of a better phrase, sex with the divine.

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