The Mermaid By William Bluter Yeats

The Mermaid By William Bluter Yeats A mermaid found a swimming lad, Picked him for her own, Pressed her body to his body, Laughed; and plunging down Forgot in cruel happiness That even lovers drown. Copyright © by the owner. Discover More Poetry

The Stolen Child By William Bluter Yeats

The Stolen Child By William Bluter Yeats Where dips the rocky highland Of Sleuth Wood in the lake, There lies a leafy island Where flapping herons wake The drowsy water-rats; There we’ve hid our faery vats, Full of berries And of the reddest stolen cherries. Come away, O human child! To the waters and the […]

The Fairy Pendant By William Bluter Yeats

The Fairy Pendant By William Bluter Yeats First Fairy: Afar from our lawn and our levee, O sister of sorrowful gaze! Where the roses in scarlet are heavy And dream of the end of their days, You move in another dominion And hang o’er the historied stone: Unpruned in your beautiful pinion Who wander and […]

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On A Picture Of A Black Centaur By Edmund Dulac By William Bluter Yeats

On A Picture Of A Black Centaur By Edmund Dulac By William Bluter Yeats Your hooves have stamped at the black margin of the wood, Even where horrible green parrots call and swing. My works are all stamped down into the sultry mud. I knew that horse-play, knew it for a murderous thing. What wholesome […]

The Fish By William Bluter Yeats

The Fish By William Bluter Yeats Although you hide in the ebb and flow Of the pale tide when the moon has set, The people of coming days will know About the casting out of my net, And how you have leaped times out of mind Over the little silver cords, And think that you […]

Three Movements By William Bluter Yeats

Three Movements By William Bluter Yeats SHAKESPEAREAN fish swam the sea, far away from land; Romantic fish swam in nets coming to the hand; What are all those fish that lie gasping on the strand? Copyright © by the owner. Discover More Poetry