What does the poet hear in his deep heart core?

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What the speaker hears is the call of Innisfree and the simple life lived close to nature that it represents. The speaker is profoundly dissatisfied with urban life, which is somehow less real, less authentic than the isolated existence out in the wilderness that he craves. Even in the midst of all the hustle and bustle of the city, the speaker can still hear the call of the wild, feeling it deep within the very depths of his soul. His previous experience of life on the lake isle has clearly had a profound effect upon him, so much so that he has been changed forever by his brief taste of the simple life and its equally simple pleasures.

Though forced to return to the city, the speaker knows that he cannot ignore the insistent call of Innisfree for very long. The remote, rugged landscape has entered his soul, and there it shall remain forever, insistently calling upon the speaker at regular intervals to renew his almost mystical connection with the soil of this most blessed plot of earth.

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The speaker in Yeats's poem has been to Innisfree before, and he announces his intention to return. "In the deep heart's core" he hears, even while standing on the roadways and pavements of an urban center, the sounds of Nature that fill the air at Innisfree. In his memory and imagination, the speaker hears the quiet lapping of small waves along the lakeshore that are a constant sound there. He longs to return to hear the waves and the peace that it offers, along with the sound of bees humming in the glade, crickets singing in the morning, and linnets flapping their wings in the evening. The memories of all these peaceful sounds stay with the speaker and inspire him to return to Innisfree and build himself a home.

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