Orna Ross
Orna Ross Header Image
Header pattern
Header pattern
The Creativist Sign Up Form Image
Time To Go Creative! Free book, Creative Community and Monday Motivator.
* No spam ever. Unsubscribe anytime.

Tag

creative clinic

Creative Writing: WB Yeats, Maud Gonne, Iseult Gonne

Tormentor Mentors

Certainly, the fact that no money changed hands in the past did not guarantee a positive experience for protégés. Having parried Yeats’s sexual attentions and refused his offer of marriage, Iseult Gonne moved on to a new champion, Ezra Pound, nurturer of the work of a remarkably diverse selection of writers, including James Joyce, TS Eliot and Ernst Hemingway.

Pound took Gonne’s talent seriously and offered her excellent advice in his ebullient way, but again the guidance was compromised by a desire to seduce her. Sexually, he had more success than Yeats but nothing of artistic significance emerged from the liaison

Continue reading
Related posts
Creating Poetry on Patreon
May 15, 2018
This Week’s Create Date: Moonwalking
February 3, 2018
Happy St Brigid’s Day. A New Poem: Queen of Queens
February 1, 2018
: Creative Practice, Creativist Club

Special Occasion

Since leaving Dublin, I’ve been missing the shared morning meditation I used to enjoy there and seeking somewhere I can…

Continue reading
Related posts
Creatives and Creativists: Build Your Own Self-Hosted WordPress Website In Under An Hour
May 27, 2017
New Book: How Authors Create Money and Meaning
May 14, 2017
Tormentor Mentors
September 20, 2011