goldmourn (amberdawnpullin) wrote,
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The Realists

posted in greatpoets

The Realists

Hope that you may understand!
What can books of men that wive
In a dragon-guarded land,
Paintings of the dolphin-drawn
Sea-nymphs in their pearly waggons
Do, but awake a hope to live
That had gone
With the dragons?

- William Butler Yeats
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