The Wild Swans at Coole
by W.B. Yeats
The Wild Swans at Coole Resources
Check out Yeats's page on the Nobel Prize website.
The homepage for Coole Park, which is now owned by the government.
Here's another poem Yeats wrote about Coole Park.
Here's another poem Yeats wrote about a swan.
Check out an actor portraying W.B. as he reads this poem.
This reading of the poem shows some slides as well.
This (brother and sister?) pair really walk the line in their reading of the poem.
Here's the Librivox audio of the poem.
Here's a (very old) recording of Yeats reading some poems.
Here's a famous picture of Yeats as a young man.
Here's Yeats in his own old age.
Here's a picture of Lady Gregory, once the owner of Coole Park.
Check out the house where Lady Gregory lived, and Yeats stayed (now demolished).
Wow. This is Yeats' manuscript version of the poem, and it looks a wee bit different. Be sure to click through to page 2
Here's a tree at Coole Park, in which a number of writers, including Yeats, carved their initials (Yeats is next to the number 10).