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Yeats, William Butler: The lake isle of Innisfree

Portre of Yeats, William Butler

The lake isle of Innisfree (English)

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, or on the pavements gray,

I hear it in the deep heart's core.

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La isla del lago de Innisfree (Spanish)

Me levantaré y me pondré en marcha, y a Innisfree iré,

y una choza haré allí, de arcilla y espinos:

nueve surcos de habas tendré allí, un panal para la miel,

y viviré solo en el arrullo de los zumbidos.


Y tendré algo de paz allí, porque la paz viene goteando con calma,

goteando desde los velos de la mañana hasta allí donde canta el grillo;

allí la medianoche es una luz tenue, y el mediodía un brillo escarlata

y el atardecer pleno de alas de pardillo.


Me levantaré y me pondré en marcha, noche y día,

oigo el agua del lago chapotear levemente contra la orilla;

mientras permanezco quieto en la carretera o en el asfalto gris

la oigo en lo más profundo del corazón.

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