Karen’s Closet

Karen's ClosetA COAT

I made my song a coat
Covered with embroideries
Out of old mythologies
From heel to throat;
But the fools caught it,
Wore it in the world’s eyes
As though they’d wrought it.
Song, let them take it,
For there’s more enterprise
In walking naked.



Karen’s Closet is featured in The W.B.Yeats Calendar 2016/2017 was launched on 14th January at the Irish Embassy in Tallinn. The calendar is available in the spirit of “copyleft”. You are free to reproduce it for your own non-commercial use and not for sale. You can view the calendar  here.

Michelle Boyle, Karen’s Closet, 2015. Oil on panel.