Friday, February 13, 2009

He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven: A Poetry Friday Post

He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven
by W.B. Yeats

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.

Aww, I'm a sucker for sweet love poems.  Happy Valentine's Day!   ;-)

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  1. Have a great Valentine's Day, Em!
    <3 Claire

  2. Perhaps because you are so very sweet yourself. Happy Valentine's Day!!!!

  3. I fell in love with that one when I heard Anthony Hopkins read it in 84 Charing Cross Rd. So beautiful.


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