Down By The Salley Gardens by W. B. Yeats

4 Nov

Down By The Salley Gardens by W. B. Yeats

Down by the salley gardens my love and I did meet;

She passed the salley gardens with little snow-white feet.

She bid me take love easy, as the leaves grow on the tree;

But I, being young and foolish, with her would not agree.

 

In a field by the river my love and I did stand,

And on my leaning shoulder she laid her snow-white hand.

She bid me take life easy, as the grass grows on the weirs;

But I was young and foolish, and now am full of tears.

 

🙂 I really like this poem. I just thought I would share this one with y’all.

 

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