Brown Penny by Yates

I love this poem by Yates  ❤

http://www.poetryconnection.net/poets/William_Butler_Yeats/1355

I whispered, ‘I am too young,’ And then, ‘I am old enough’;Wherefore I threw a penny To find out if I might love.’

Go and love, go and love, young man, If the lady be young and fair.’ Ah, penny, brown penny, brown penny, I am looped in the loops of her hair.
O love is the crooked thing, there is nobody wise enough to find out all that is in it, for he would be thinking of love till the stars had run away and the shadows eaten the moon. Ah, penny, brown penny, brown penny, one cannot begin it too soon
~William Butler Yates
http://www.poetryconnection.net/poets/William_Butler_Yeats/1355

Advertisements

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Tom
    Aug 28, 2011 @ 01:11:55

    Very nice

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: