The Mermaid Poem by William Butler Yeats – Sea Poetry – Mermaid Poetry – Sea Siren Poetry

The Mermaid

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.

William Butler Yeats

Mermaid Poem William Butler Yeats

If you liked this Yeats Mermaid Poem you may also like My Poem The Sirens Call  and my Rhyming Couplet Deadly Siren Song

You can also check out my SEA POETRY section with Sea Poems I wrote

You may also like William Butler Yeats and The Poetry of Fairies

 

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