He Wishes For The Cloths of Heaven

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William Butler Yeats was regarded as one of the greatest English writing poets of the 20th century. That Irish poet, he was also one of the driving forces behind the Irish Literary Revival. That  [+]

Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
The blue and the dim and the dark cloths
Of night and light and the half light,
I would spread the cloths under your feet:
But I, being poor, have only my dreams;
I have spread my dreams under your feet;
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
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