William Butler Yeats

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

To A Young Girl


MY dear, my dear, I know
More than another
What makes your heart beat so;
Not even your own mother
Can know it as I know,
Who broke my heart for her
When the wild thought,
That she denies
And has forgot,
Set all her blood astir
And glittered in her eyes.

Submitted: Thursday, May 17, 2001

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