William Butler Yeats
The Old Men Admiring Themselves In The Water - Poem by William Butler Yeats
I HEARD the old, old men say,
And one by one we drop away.'
They had hands like claws, and their knees
Were twisted like the old thorn-trees
By the waters.
I heard the old, old men say,
'All that's beautiful drifts away
Like the waters.'
Comments about The Old Men Admiring Themselves In The Water by William Butler Yeats
Read this poem in other languages
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.