Sunday, 6 March 2011

'Her Anxiety' - W.B Yeats

Sunday Night Poetry.

Dusk is falling, cue Sunday night feelings and a quiet night ahead of a busy week. I hope you enjoy this poem, it's beautifully melancholic and timeless..

Her Anxiety by W.B Yeats

Earth in beauty dressed

Awaits returning spring.
All true love must die,
Alter at the best
Into some lesser thing.
Prove that I lie.

Such body lovers have,
Such exacting breath,
That they touch or sigh.
Every touch they give,
Love is nearer death.
Prove that I lie.

(Photos on tumblr, hit them for links. Enjoy your Sunday night, and look out for my 100 followers give-away this week..)


  1. Beautiful poem and lovely images :)

    Love, Vanilla

  2. The poem is lovely & the photos go very well with it.

    I gave you an award:

  3. lovely images and poem! xxxx

  4. beautiful poem. i loved it!


  5. i love tumblr. its my favorite place for inspirational photos


  6. I think I've said this before, and if I haven't then here it is, you choose the perfect images for the beautiful words you write! lovely poem and lovely images :)

    hope you've had a great weekend! have a great Monday!

  7. ah, beautiful, I love that poem.

  8. lovely pictures they are so pretty, and congratulations on hitting 100 followers! it's such a nice feeling isn't it xxx

  9. Beautiful post!
    Lovely blog you got dear!


  10. such a challenging poem. I'm getting married soon and people seem so filled with doubt about he constitution. Proving the lie :)

    Bright Green Laces

  11. Lovely pics, they complement the poem very nicely :) Love the nostalgic feel of it. Oh and congrats on the 100 followers :) x

  12. I absolutely love this poem. Thanks so much for posting poetry once a week. I'd love to share a few of my favorites with you, or on my blog. And the photos you pick to go with the poems are so beautiful and spot-on!

  13. oh i love this poem!!! WB Yeats has gotta be one of my all-time fave poet! But yet, I have never seen this one before! Thanks so much for posting this!

    .."tread softly because you tread on my dreams"

  14. lovley poem and pictures.I just found your blog -its really cool .wanna follow each other? x

  15. lovely pictures!
    & i really like the poem.
    great blog my dear!


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