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William Butler Yeats

B. 1865 D. 1939

8 poems available

For everything that's lovely is / But a brief, dreamy, kind delight. 'Never Give All the Heart', W. B. Yeats


3 poems available

I defy anyone to listen to a performance of his poetry and not come away uplifted - Poetry Review


Fay Zwicky

B. 1933 D. 2017

4 poems available

Be precise, said wise Wei T'ai, / about the thing / but reticent / about the feeling. - from 'Poems and Things'