6 months ago
My valentine works 12-hour days on Thursdays, so today he plied me with a book of WIlliam Butler Yeats’ early love poems, some unicorn bookmarks and a bar of dark chocolate at breakfast.
WBY apparently had it awfully bad for Maud when he was 23. She didn’t reciprocate though, so the pages of this book are filled with unrequited longings. This poem is ♥️ thatsecondstanza yeats sotraditional