William Butler Yeats

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

The Rose In The Deeps Of His Heart - Poem by William Butler Yeats

All things uncomely and broken,
All things worn-out and old,
The cry of a child by the roadway,
The creak of a lumbering cart,
The heavy steps of the ploughman,
splashing the wintry mould,
Are wronging your image that blossoms
A rose in the deeps of my heart.
The wrong of unshapely things
Is a wrong too great to be told;
I hunger to build them anew
And sit on a green knoll apart,
With the earth and the sky and the water,
Remade, like a casket of gold
For my dreams of your image that blossoms
A rose in the deeps of my heart.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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