William Butler Yeats

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

Father And Child - Poem by William Butler Yeats

She hears me strike the board and say
That she is under ban
Of all good men and women,
Being mentioned with a man
That has the worst of all bad names;
And thereupon replies
That his hair is beautiful,
Cold as the March wind his eyes.

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  • (5/25/2009 8:44:00 AM)

    very realistic poem in todays work, seams women want to go for the men they shouldnt and for the wron reasons. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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