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William Butler Yeats

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

The Lover's Song


BIRD sighs for the air,
Thought for I know not where,
For the womb the seed sighs.
Now sinks the same rest
On mind, on nest,
On straining thighs.

Submitted: Thursday, May 17, 2001

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