#Poetry Wed: “When You Are Old” by Yeats

“When you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;

How many loved your moments of glad grace,
And loved your beauty with love false or true,
But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you,
And loved the sorrows of your changing face…”

Read the entire poem at Poetry Foundation.

​​#Poetry Wed: “Techno-Origami” by Haji Khavari

“The 3-D printer
worked overtime
sculpting lemon trees
complete with bees
on budding flowers.
The overheated machine
filled the cardboard orchard
with the scent of hot plastic.
The 12th nightingale arrived
like a prophet…”

Read the rest of the poem at Poetry Foundation.