Old King Goll

In ‘The Madness of King Goll’ by Yeats a heroic king breaks down after a battle and follows ‘a whirling and wandering fire’ that grows in his ‘most secret spirit’. He wanders away into the woods, becomes unfeared by the animals and lives a melancholy solitary life. I imagine him still wandering on amongst us.

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3 Comments on “Old King Goll”

  1. Stella Homewood Says:

    Wonderful !!! Sx

  2. Tammie Says:

    these are wonderful
    thank you so much for sharing your art!


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