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Old 05-04-2010, 02:09 PM
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Default Re: Life Inspirations

Poetry is a great source for inspiration when the world gets ontop of you a little, my personal favourite is by WB Yates, An Irishman Foresees His Death:

I know that I shall meet my fate
Somewhere among the clouds above;
Those that I fight I do not hate,
Those that I guard I do not love;
My country is Kiltartan Cross,
My countrymen Kiltartan's poor,
No likely end could bring them loss
Or leave them happier than before.
Nor law, nor duty bade me fight,
Nor public men, nor cheering crowds,
A lonely impulse of delight
Drove to this tumult in the clouds;
I balanced all, brought all to mind,
The years to come seemed waste of breath,
A waste of breath the years behind
In balance with this life, this death.

It's obviously about a Fight Pilot during WW1 I believe, I love the rhythm of the words and it's message.
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