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Mindful Monday: For Peace Comes Dropping Slow

Mindful Monday: For Peace Comes Dropping Slow

inner peace, mindfulness, peace, Poetry, Spirituality
In keeping with Begin Again's October theme of peace and because I'm on a Yeats kick lately, I offer Yeats' peaceful poem, "The Lake Isle of Innisfree." THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE By William Butler Yeats (1888) I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,  And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made;  Nine bean rows will I have there, a hive for the honeybee,  And live alone in the bee-loud glade. And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow,  Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket sings;  There midnight's all a-glimmer, and noon a purple glow,  And evening full of the linnet's wings. I will arise and go now, for always night and day  I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;  While I stand on the roadway,...