William Butler Yeats

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

Tom At Cruachan - Poem by William Butler Yeats

On Cruachan's plain slept he
That must sing in a rhyme
What most could shake his soul:
'The stallion Eternity
Mounted the mare of Time,
'Gat the foal of the world.'


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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