William Butler Yeats

County Dublin / Ireland
William Butler Yeats
County Dublin / Ireland
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A Prayer For My Daughter

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ONCE more the storm is howling, and half hid
Under this cradle-hood and coverlid
My child sleeps on. There is no obstacle
But Gregory's wood and one bare hill
Whereby the haystack- and roof-levelling wind.
Bred on the Atlantic, can be stayed;
And for an hour I have walked and prayed
Because of the great gloom that is in my mind.
I have walked and prayed for this young child an hour
And heard the sea-wind scream upon the tower,
And-under the arches of the bridge, and scream
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COMMENTS
devadoss 09 February 2019
Good said but im not yet unterstand
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Muttanagouda kodadal 22 July 2018
In this poem heartfelt poem....
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M Asim Nehal 16 November 2015
Heartfelt poem......Nicely conceived.
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Jack Worthington 05 July 2009
'Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned By those that are not entirely beautiful; ' what a great line.
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