Monday, July 19, 2010

A mermaid found a swimming lad,
Picked him for her own,
Pressed her body to his body,
Laughed; and plunging down
Forgot in cruel happiness
That even lovers drown.

- "The Mermaid" by W.B. Yeats


April said...

I LOVE your blog! We need to get to know each other in the real world. Seriously.

StrawberryMilkMade said...

What a great poem! I love mermaids... but never thought of looking up poems about them. Thanks for sharing.