“He wishes for the clothes of heaven” by W.B.Yeats

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.

Don’t we all love this poem? “Tread softly because you tread on my dreams” :the lines are pure magic.
The the long syllables in the first two lines followed by the clipped sounds of the third and the fourth lines(the blue and the dim and the dark cloths/of night and light and half light) make for fine music.

The visual-static images of “heaven’s embroidered cloths”,”golden and silver light”,the blue and the dim and the dark cloths” are followed by this most exquisite visual-dynamic image: I have spread my dreams under your feet/Tread softly because you tread on my dreams”

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