A Friend's Illness

A poem by William Butler Yeats

Sickness brought me this
Thought, in that scale of his:
Why should I be dismayed
Though flame had burned the whole
World, as it were a coal,
Now I have seen it weighed
Against a soul?

Reader Comments

Tell us what you think of 'A Friend's Illness' by William Butler Yeats

comments powered by Disqus