W.B. Yeats (1865–1939). The Wind Among the Reeds.  1899

Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
The blue and the dim and the dark cloths
Of night and light and the half-light,
I would spread the cloths under your feet:
But I, being poor, have only my dreams;
I have spread my dreams under your feet;
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
(quoted by sir ken robinson in his speech-THE ELEMENT: HOW FINDING YOUR PASSION CHANGES EVERYTHING SIR KEN ROBINSON (VIDEO) SEPTEMBER 30, 2009 )