When You Are Old


  When You Are Old by William Butler Yeats When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true, But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, And loved the sorrows of your changing face; And bending down beside the glowing bars, Murmur, a little sadly, how Love fled And paced upon the mountains overhead … Continue reading When You Are Old

Purple Darkness


¬†Purple Darkness A day that can be ruled by a kiss A twist and a twirl with a Prince I just wanted to touch your soul I have no past, I need no future A never-ending reign of dreams To plunge into your fantasy In wonderous memories of love remembered Rip out and burn those false beginnings A candle’s scent; to keep you company I offered a gate into the wild of purple With music that can make you dance till tomorrow That is all I have to give, before the end of me And after I’m gone, change what … Continue reading Purple Darkness