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“The Magi” by William Butler Yeats

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Now as at all times I can see in the mind’s eye,
In their stiff, painted clothes, the pale unsatisfied ones
Appear and disappear in the blue depth of the sky
With all their ancient faces like rain-beaten stones,
And all their helms of silver hovering side by side,
And all their eyes still fixed, hoping to find once more,
Being by Calvary’s turbulence unsatisfied,
The uncontrollable mystery on the bestial floor.

William Butler Yeats (from Responsibilities and Other Poems, 1916)

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Publicado por en enero 4, 2015 en Poems

 

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“Down By The Salley Gardens” – William Butler Yeats

“Down By The Salley Gardens” – William Butler Yeats

 

Down By The Salley Gardens

DOWN by the salley gardens my love and I did meet;
She passed the salley gardens with little snow-white feet.
She bid me take love easy, as the leaves grow on the tree;
But I, being young and foolish, with her would not agree.
In a field by the river my love and I did stand,
And on my leaning shoulder she laid her snow-white hand.
She bid me take life easy, as the grass grows on the weirs;
But I was young and foolish, and now am full of tears.

William Butler Yeats (1835-1939) 
Irish poet and playwright, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature.
 
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Publicado por en febrero 1, 2014 en Poems

 

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