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A Faery Song

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i{Sung by the people of Faery over Diarmuid and Grania,}
i{in their bridal sleep under a Cromlech.}

WE who are old, old and gay,
O so old!
Thousands of years, thousands of years,
If all were told:
Give to these children, new from the world,
Silence and love;
And the long dew-dropping hours of the night,
And the stars above:
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Khairul Ahsan 16 January 2019
'Us who are old, old and gay, O so old! Thousands of years, thousands of years, If all were told.' - The lyrics end so beautifully! A nice song.
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Edward Kofi Louis 15 January 2019
Old and gay! ! Able to teach the children. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Adrian Flett 15 January 2019
'Is anything better, anything better? Tell us it then: ' A wise and beautiful song with the unanswered question...
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Mahtab Bangalee 15 January 2019
We are Old so OLD in request this seat is WORLD, don't sale The new CHILD find this NOT SOLD yet live in scary tale TOLD
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Ratnakar Mandlik 15 January 2019
A fantastic flight of imagery of a great poet has composed this wonderful verse. Thanks for posting it here.
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Bernard F. Asuncion 15 January 2019
A fine piece by William Butler Yeats...............
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* Sunprincess * 09 June 2014
............would love to see this poem actually sung by fairies in a movie....that would be so cool....enjoyed...
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Amira Remadna 28 May 2013
I like it so cool! ! ! ! (^_^)
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James Mclain 28 May 2013
I am young, O' and I am young. Sing, I write this song, I write it down. Gay once I was, thou lay me down and as I rest O' lay me down. is it poetry
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Good wish fires the time with its white and serene flames. It contaminates the human thought during thousand and thousands years..... Playing the same tune now we all in the front.....Marvelous, Magnificent the piece of word-art.
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