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"When You Are Old" by William Butler Yeats

Read by Samantha Kyrkostas and Dr. Charles A. "Dockie" Schlegel. About Favorite Poem Project: Chicago »

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Started by Robert Pinsky during his tenure as Poet Laureate, the Favorite Poem Project is dedicated to celebrating, documenting and encouraging poetry's role in Americans' lives.
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