World Poetry Day 2016

As today is World Poetry Day I thought I’d share my personal favorite by the wonderful W.B. Yeats –

Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

W. B. Yeats, 18651939

Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths,   
Enwrought with golden and silver light,   
The blue and the dim and the dark cloths   
Of night and light and the half light,   
I would spread the cloths under your feet:
But I, being poor, have only my dreams;   
I have spread my dreams under your feet;   
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
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