In this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, we are asked to show pictures taken from an unusual point of view: “Go out and take photos and share a shot that reveals a new and different POV“.
In July I visited Sligo in the west of Ireland, where William Butler Yeats is engraved in Drumcliffe near his beloved Ben Bulben mountain. Since I am a big fan of Irish literature, and have a very definite weakness for Yeats’ poetry and life, I took several pictures from a different kind of angle. I was trying out my new smartphone and unfortunately for the thingie, it had to take a lot of photography abuse from my part!
Bronze and stone sculpture featuring “He Wishes For the Cloths of Heaven“, located at Drumcliffe Cemetery; work of the well-known sculptor Jackie McKenna of the Leitrim Sculpture Centre.
“Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
The blue and the dim and the dark cloths
Of night and light and the half light,
I would spread the cloths under your feet:
But I, being poor, have only my dreams;
I have spread my dreams under your feet;
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”
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