Oh to be in Sligo and the magic of Yeats country
Come away, human child to the waters and the wild...
I returned to New York, not only with a reading list a mile long and a whole notebook full of notes, but a new vision. My stay in Sligo gave me a chance to see what Yeats saw, and a glimpse into the mind of the poet.
Though the debate continues about the effect Ireland's economic prosperity has had on its culture, my two weeks at the Yeats Summer School convinced me that Irish literature and mythology still thrive in Yeats Country.