Are You Content by William Butler Yeats

How is your Saturday going? Here is an old favorite from William Butler Yeats.

I call on those that call me son,
Grandson, or great-grandson,
On uncles, aunts, great-uncles or great-aunts,
To judge what I have done.
Have I, that put it into words,
Spoilt what old loins have sent?
Eyes spiritualised by death can judge,
I cannot, but I am not content.
He that in Sligo at Drumcliff
Set up the old stone Cross,

That red-headed rector in County Down,
A good man on a horse,
Sandymount Corbets, that notable man
Old William Pollexfen,
The smuggler Middleton, Butlers far back,
Half legendary men.
Infirm and aged I might stay
In some good company,
I who have always hated work,
Smiling at the sea,
Or demonstrate in my own life
What Robert Browning meant
By an old hunter talking with Gods;
But I am not content.

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6 Comments on "Are You Content by William Butler Yeats"

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  3. I was a friend of Darewin way back in our childhood. We and our families went to church together. I am so sorry for your loss and I pray the Lord will sustain you.Jack Coleman

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