Ireland’s heroine who had sex in her baby’s tomb

Yeah.

Maud Gonne played a public role in the struggle for Irish independence, but her life also included private tragedy. Her grief over a child who died at the age of two inspired an unpublished poem by W B Yeats – and she was so desperate to reincarnate the boy that she had sex in his tomb.

Sibling of Daedalus would have had fun with this.

Come back, Sibby!

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