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William Butler Yeats

Quote by William Butler Yeats: Come away, o human child: To the waters and the wild, with a fairy hand in hand, for the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand


take me out of this dull house! Let me have all the freedom I have lost.For I would ride with you upon the wind, Run on top of the disheveled tide, and dance upon the mountains like a flame> W.

Even Lovers Drown. #poem #mermaid

A mermaid found a swimming lad, picked him for her own, pressed her body to his body, laughed; and plunged down. Forgot in cruel happiness that even lovers drown.


"And you were just like the moon . you shined in times of darkness" Reason 452 why I want a tattoo of the moon.

William Butler Yeats •

Oh love is a crooked thing / there is nobody wise enough to find out all that is in it / For he would be thinking of love till the stars had run away and the shadows eaten the moon ~ W.

Lessons Learned

I walked a mile with Sorrow, And ne'er a word said she. The things I learned from her, When Sorrow walked with me. ~ Robert Browning Hamilton Such truth in this!

TS Elliot

¤ Poet Ponderings ¤ poetry, quotes haiku - Excerpt from The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock by T.

My madness is a sanity a few could ever hope to understand or experience.

"Understand me. I'm not like ordinary world. I have my madness, I live in another dimension and I do not have time for things that have no soul" - Charles Bukowski

Emily Dickinson

This is one of my favorite Emily Dickinson poems. It's beautiful, inspiring, and truthful. Just wonderful. Emily Dickinson Poem If I can stop one heart by Riverwaystudios

An inspirational W.B. Yeats quote.

Go forth, the teller of tales, and seize whatever the heart longs for. Have no fear. Everything exists. And the earth is just a little dust under our feet. Yeats, "The Celtic Twilight"