Daily Archives: August 12, 2015

Poem – A Dream Of Death –  William Butler Yeats

I DREAMED that one had died in a strange place  Near no accustomed hand,  And they had nailed the boards above her face,  The peasants of that land,  Wondering to lay her in that solitude,  And raised above her mound  … Continue reading

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Poem – A Bronze Head – William Butler Yeats

HERE at right of the entrance this bronze head,  Human, superhuman, a bird’s round eye,  Everything else withered and mummy-dead.  What great tomb-haunter sweeps the distant sky  (Something may linger there though all else die;)  And finds there nothing to … Continue reading

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Poem – When You Wake Tomorrow

I will give you a poem when you wake tomorrow.  It will be a peaceful poem.  It won’t make you sad.  It won’t make you miserable.  It will simply be a poem to give you  When you wake tomorrow.  It … Continue reading

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Poem – Simple Lyric

When I think of her sparkling face  And of her body that rocked this way and that,  When I think of her laughter,  Her jubilance that filled me,  It’s a wonder I’m not gone mad.  She is away and I … Continue reading

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Poem – First Love

Falling in love was like falling down the stairs Each stair had her name on it  And he went bouncing down each one like a tongue-tied  lunatic  One day of loving her was an ordinary year  He transformed her into what … Continue reading

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