"Down By The Salley Garden" as written by and Jerry Douglas William Butler Yeats....
Down by the Salley Gardens
My love and I did meet.
She passed the Salley Gardens
With little snow white feet.

She bid me take life easy
As the leaves grow on the trees.
But I being young and foolish,
With her did not agree.

In a field by the river
My love and I did stand.
And on my healing shoulder
She laid her snow white hand.

She bid me take love easy
As the grass grows on the weeds.
But I was young and foolish
And now I'm full of tears.

Down by the Salley Gardens
My love and I did meet.
She passed the Salley Gardens
With little snow white feet.

She bid me take love easy
As the leaves grow on the trees,
But I was young and foolish
And with her did not agree.


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    Song Meaningmy college mate and i have a debate on the first sentence:

    the poet come to the salley garden where he and his love used to meet

    or

    the poet and his lover used to meet in the garden

    i tend to the last one

    tell me your opinion please.thanks!
    ronniemilsapon January 02, 2014   Link

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