Glen Gallery He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven Card $3.95


He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven by William Bulter Yeats. The outside features the Yeats' poem "He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven." The inside is blank.

William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin on the 13th of June in 1865, the son of John Bulter Yeats, barrister turned portrait painter, and Susan Pollexfen, daughter of a wealthy (mills and shipping) Silgo family. Yeats's early years were spent between Dublin, London and Silgo attending schools in London and Dublin before entering the Metropolitan School of Art. He began to write poetry in his late teens with his father's enthusiatic encouragement.