'Easter 1916': Listen to Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writers Read Yeats' Poem

Throughout April, as a celebration of National Poetry Month, we're highlighting noteworthy poetry in The Atlantic archives. Today's selection is "Easter 1916" by William Butler Yeats.

Read Atlantic poetry editor David Barber's introduction to "Easter 1916."

Listen to Philip Levine, Peter Davison, and Richard Wilbur each recite the poem.

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Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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