The Second Coming
Studies in Literature
W. B. (William Butler) Yeats was an Noble Prize-winning Irish poet, dramatist, prose writer, and politician. "The Second Coming" relies on Christian Apocalypse imagery while writing of a world recovering from a flu pandemic and WWI.
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This poem is in the Public Domain.
Yeats, William B.. "The Second Coming." 1920. Retrieved from https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/43290/the-second-coming.