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Years Ago

January 19, 2016
By LeighMT GOLD, Calgary, Other
LeighMT GOLD, Calgary, Other
11 articles 17 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
It takes a long time for a man to look like his portrait.
::: James McNeill Whistler :::


Eudemonic now, experience weaves
Itself into tapestries, edges fraying with time.
Unravelling, unfurling, the delicate buds of springtime
In gentle discord withering, but naught perceives
How their soft nodding grows weary;
Such sacrifice amongst all, self lost
To the whole, threads bound and crossed –
So hastily knotted – eyes raw, fingers bleary.


The author's comments:

Yeats Octave - an eight line verse that was used prolifically by William Butler Yeats. The rhyme scheme is abbacddc.


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