William Butler Yeats

County Dublin / Ireland
William Butler Yeats
County Dublin / Ireland
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The Cap And Bells

Rating: 3.1
THE jester walked in the garden:
The garden had fallen still;
He bade his soul rise upward
And stand on her window-sill.
It rose in a straight blue garment,
When owls began to call:
It had grown wise-tongued by thinking
Of a quiet and light footfall;
But the young queen would not listen;
She rose in her pale night-gown;
She drew in the heavy casement
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Mizzy ........ 23 August 2016
One of my favourite Yeats poems......surely deserving of more comment.
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