William Butler Yeats

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

The Moods - Poem by William Butler Yeats

TIME drops in decay,
Like a candle burnt out,
And the mountains and woods
Have their day, have their day;
What one in the rout
Of the fire-born moods
Has fallen away?


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  • Indira Renganathan (12/5/2016 5:16:00 AM)


    the mountains and woods
    Have their day, have their day;
    What one in the rout
    Of the fire-born moods
    Has fallen away?
    TIME drops in decay,
    Like a candle burnt out, ......a truthbound- good- to- read poem
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 17, 2001



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