The Mermaid muse

From Meredith my witty Mermaid muse:

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.
 by William Butler Yeats from “A man young and old”
See also W.B. Yeats at Wikipedia.
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