Landscape With The Fall of Icarus

More from Walter…

Since posting ‘Silver’ by Walter de la Mare this morning, I can’t help but think of other much loved verses by him. Pieter Brueghel seems to inspire poets, I wrote a little while ago about ‘Landscape With the Fall of Icarus’ by William Carlos Williams. De la Mare was also inspired, by a chilly winter scene painted by the […]



Landscape With The Fall of Icarus According to Brueghel when Icarus fell it was spring a farmer was ploughing his field the whole pageantry of the year was awake tingling near the edge of the sea concerned with itself sweating in the sun that melted the wings’ wax unsignificantly off the coast there was a […]