A Retort to Yeats

Pegeen Mike O’Flaherty, a character in my work-in-progress, The Death of the Author, is a famous Canadian novelist who was a feminist poet in the late 1960s. Here is her retort to W.B. Yeats’ “Leda and the Swan” (click on the embedded picture below to get a much larger view):

Leonard Cohen

“Game Theory” —A Poem for Leonard Cohen

Pegeen Mike O’Flaherty, a character in my work-in-progress, The Death of the Author, wrote this way back when. Dedicated to her alleged paramour Leonard Cohen, this is from her now out of print first collection, Penis Envy (Kassandra Press, 1968). Click on the thumbnail below to get a larger version of the poem!    


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