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William Butler Yeats

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

The Chambermaid's Second Song


From pleasure of the bed,
Dull as a worm,
His rod and its butting head
Limp as a worm,
His spirit that has fled
Blind as a worm.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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