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A Poet to His Beloved
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William Butler Yeats (from The Wind Among the Reeds, 1899)
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I bring you with reverent hands
The books of my numberless dreams;
White woman that passion has worn
As the tide wears the dove-gray sands,
And with heart more old than the horn
That is brimmed from the pale fire of time:
White woman with numberless dreams
I bring you my passionate rhyme.




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