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Running To Paradise - Poem by William Butler Yeats

As I came over Windy Gap
They threw a halfpenny into my cap.
For I am running to paradise;
And all that I need do is to wish
And somebody puts his hand in the dish
To throw me a bit of salted fish:
And there the king is but as the beggar.

My brother Mourteen is worn out
With skelping his big brawling lout,
And I am running to paradise;
A poor life, do what he can,
And though he keep a dog and a gun,
A serving-maid and a serving-man:
And there the king is but as the beggar.

Poor men have grown to be rich men,
And rich men grown to be poor again,
And I am running to paradise;
And many a darling wit's grown dull
That tossed a bare heel when at school,
Now it has filled a old sock full:
And there the king is but as the beggar.

The wind is old and still at play
While I must hurty upon my way.
For I am running to paradise;
Yet never have I lit on a friend
To take my fancy like the wind
That nobody can buy or bind:
And there the king is but as the beggar.


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Poems About Running

  1. 1. Running To Paradise , William Butler Yeats
  2. 2. The Spring Running , Rudyard Kipling
  3. 3. A Baby Running Barefoot , David Herbert Lawrence
  4. 4. The Song Of The Ungirt Runners , Charles Hamilton Sorley
  5. 5. Running On! , William Henry Ogilvie
  6. 6. Green Fields And Running Brooks , James Whitcomb Riley
  7. 7. When, Like A Running Grave , Dylan Thomas
  8. 8. It sounded as if the Streets were running , Emily Dickinson
  9. 9. The Weather Is Perfect for Running , Kenn Nesbitt
  10. 10. Running Away Together , Maxine Kumin
  11. 11. Running , Raymond A. Foss
  12. 12. Prairie Waters By Night , Carl Sandburg
  13. 13. Speed Of Life , Lyn Paul
  14. 14. The Play , Anne Sexton
  15. 15. The Iliad: Book 23 , Homer
  16. 16. Running Away , Hayley Oxborough
  17. 17. The Find , Charles Kingsley
  18. 18. In Love Again , jibin joseph
  19. 19. Splitting The Sparkle , Paul Moosberg
  20. 20. From Burner To Burner , neo riddick
  21. 21. The Eumerella Shore , Banjo Paterson
  22. 22. War Photograph , Kate Daniels
  23. 23. Birth-Moment , Adelaide Crapsey
  24. 24. The Odyssey , Homer
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  26. 26. Lights.... , .Pd. is here
  27. 27. Life Cycle , Kenneth Brian Schreuder
  28. 28. Run , Jessica Robert
  29. 29. Breathe Happy , Cristina Geanta
  30. 30. 90 Days And Running... , Joey Habib
  31. 31. Hot As Cold Wax , Chris G. Vaillancourt
  32. 32. Christmas Glee , Paul Moosberg
  33. 33. The Running To Spring , Metin Sahin
  34. 34. Running Running , Brittany Ray
  35. 35. A Million Dollar Road , Matthew Boisjolie
  36. 36. I'M Running Out Of Time , katy allen
  37. 37. Nothing On (For Janice) , Dónall Dempsey
  38. 38. Running , cameron bird
  39. 39. Thinking Of What To Do , J. Measel
  40. 40. Running Girl , Try and UnDeRStANd mE ....i ..
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  42. 42. Hamlet Back Again , Mikael Ejdemyr
  43. 43. Running Horse , gajanan mishra
  44. 44. Just Run , Lillie Ellis
  45. 45. 1. One , Anand Dixit
  46. 46. Free From Society , Jessica Elizondo
  47. 47. Running Away From Love , Emma Haze
  48. 48. Running The Race , Cynthia BuhainBaello
  49. 49. The Second Dream Was Funny , Marilyn Jean
  50. 50. Running From Love , Sylvia Chidi
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