William Butler Yeats

County Dublin / Ireland
William Butler Yeats
County Dublin / Ireland
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The Hour Before Dawn

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A CURSING rogue with a merry face,
A bundle of rags upon a crutch,
Stumbled upon that windy place
Called Cruachan, and it was as much
As the one sturdy leg could do
To keep him upright while he cursed.
He had counted, where long years ago
Queen Maeve's nine Maines had been nursed,
A pair of lapwings, one old sheep,
And not a house to the plain's edge,
When close to his right hand a heap
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Brian Jani 03 May 2014
Amazing word usage in this one
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