William Butler Yeats

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

Spilt Milk

Poem by William Butler Yeats

WE that have done and thought,
That have thought and done,
Must ramble, and thin out
Like milk spilt on a stone.

Comments about Spilt Milk by William Butler Yeats

  • Unnikrishnan E S (10/29/2019 9:30:00 AM)

    “”milk spilt on a stone.””

    Beautiful expression.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 16, 2001

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