Wings of a butterfly – Sweet dancer

Sweet Dancer by William Butler Yeats
The girl goes dancing there
On the leaf-sown, new-mown, smooth
Grass plot of the garden;
Escaped from bitter youth,
Escaped out of her crowd,
Or out of her black cloud.
Ah, dancer, ah, sweet dancer!If strange men come from the house
To lead her away, do not say
That she is happy being crazy;
Lead them gently astray;
Let her finish her dance,
Let her finish her dance.
Ah, dancer, ah, sweet dancer!


6 thoughts on “Wings of a butterfly – Sweet dancer

  1. Marie August 4, 2012 / 04:06

    Exquisite pictures and wonderful words. I love your artist’s eye.

  2. lizbethem July 31, 2012 / 14:49

    How beautiful and inspirational! Love the poem!

  3. Lori Saul July 31, 2012 / 03:14

    Beautiful art and words- so full of movement and grace!

  4. My Arty Attempts July 30, 2012 / 20:09

    Both views evoke their own moods very pretty.

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