William Butler Yeats

(13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939 / County Dublin / Ireland)

A Prayer For My Daughter


ONCE more the storm is howling, and half hid
Under this cradle-hood and coverlid
My child sleeps on. There is no obstacle
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