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Death - a poem by by William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats - poem

 


Nor dread nor hope attend
A dying animal;
A man awaits his end
Dreading and hoping all;
Many times he died,
Many times rose again.
A great man in his pride
Confronting murderous men
Casts derision upon
Supersession of breath;
He knows death to the bone
Man has created death.

Death - a poem by William Butler Yeats
 

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