What Was Lost Poem by William Butler Yeats

What Was Lost

Rating: 3.5


I SING what was lost and dread what was won,
I walk in a battle fought over again,
My king a lost king, and lost soldiers my men;
Feet to the Rising and Setting may run,
They always beat on the same small stone.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
* Sunprincess * 05 April 2016

.......an extraordinary piece with a most excellent theme ?

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Nicholas Oxern 11 May 2021

Yes, yes indeed. It truly is a exquisite piece, I mean it is quite marvelous.

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William Butler Yeats

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