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Remembering Eddie

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 I hear the Shadowy Horses, their long manes a-shake,
Their hoofs heavy with tumult, their eyes glimmering white;
The North unfolds above them clinging, creeping night,
The East her hidden joy before the morning break,
The West weeps in pale dew and sighs passing away,
The South is pouring down roses of crimson fire:
O vanity of Sleep, Hope, Dream, endless Desire,
The Horses of Disaster plunge in the heavy clay:
Beloved, let your eyes half close, and your heart beat
Over my heart, and your hair fall over my breast,
Drowning love’s lonely hour in deep twilight of rest,
And hiding their tossing manes and their tumultuous feet.

– William Butler Yeats

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7 responses

  1. Our sympathies are with Eddie & his mom. this is such a sad time. Eddie was a lovely elder cat and he brought a lot of love and joy to his house. Nice memorial you have done, as always.

    19-February-2007 at 10:10 am

  2. What a nice tribute :)

    19-February-2007 at 10:38 am

  3. I am so sad about Eddie. But I really love this poem, it is a fitting tribute.

    19-February-2007 at 2:06 pm

  4. a lovely tribute for a sweet kitty

    19-February-2007 at 2:27 pm

  5. A great tribute to a beautiful and beloved cat.

    =^.^=

    21-February-2007 at 2:14 pm

  6. Eddie will be missed. He was great brother to William. I am saddened by their loss. That is a beautiful tribute to a good cat.

    21-February-2007 at 8:10 pm

  7. Oh!…I came to thank you for the poem you left and catch up, and look! Thank you so much for both that and your remembrance. Mom and I are very moved.

    22-February-2007 at 8:05 pm

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