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Yeats On YouTube April 3, 2013: I was memorizing Yeats’s “Easter 1916,” a poem that has a powerful spell on me, despite my not giving a fook about Yeats or Ireland. There is a part in the beginning of the piece that was giving me some trouble. Here’s how the poem starts (I transcribe from memory): I have met them at close of day Coming with vivid faces From [...] by