William Butler Yeats

[W.B. Yeats] (13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939 / County Dublin / Ireland)

William Butler Yeats Poems

361. A Man Young And Old 5/15/2001
362. An Acre Of Grass 5/15/2001
363. The Stolen Child 5/17/2001
364. After Long Silence 1/3/2003
365. A Friend's Illness 5/15/2001
366. A Song 5/15/2001
367. Leda And The Swan 5/15/2001
368. Before The World Was Made 1/13/2003
369. Among School Children 5/15/2001
370. Never Give All The Heart 5/15/2001
371. Byzantium 5/15/2001
372. A Prayer For My Daughter 5/15/2001
373. A Bronze Head 5/15/2001
374. A Man Young And Old: Iii. The Mermaid 1/13/2003
375. A Dramatic Poem 5/15/2001
376. The Song Of Wandering Aengus 5/17/2001
377. A First Confession 1/13/2003
378. A Man Young And Old: I. First Love 1/13/2003
379. A Last Confession 1/13/2003
380. Easter, 1916 1/13/2003
381. Aedh Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven 1/3/2003
382. Youth And Age 5/17/2001
383. Sailing To Byzantium 5/16/2001
384. Love's Loneliness 1/13/2003
385. A Drunken Man's Praise Of Sobriety 5/15/2001
386. A Dialogue Of Self And Soul 5/15/2001
387. A Cradle Song 5/15/2001
388. An Irish Airman Forsees His Death 5/15/2001
389. A Deep-Sworn Vow 5/15/2001
390. Brown Penny 5/15/2001
391. A Faery Song 5/15/2001
392. A Dream Of Death 5/15/2001
393. The Lake Isle Of Innisfree 5/17/2001
394. A Coat 5/15/2001
395. The Second Coming 5/17/2001
396. A Drinking Song 5/15/2001
397. A Crazed Girl 5/15/2001
398. He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven 5/15/2001
399. When You Are Old 5/17/2001

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  • Barbara Nixon Barbara Nixon (4/12/2012 12:55:00 PM)

    William Butler Yeats is my favourite poet, he captures a mystique and depth in his poetry that touches my soul.

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  • (11/8/2008 12:25:00 PM)

    one of my all time favorite writers

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    your poems flies into new horizen.

  • Aidan O'Huaithne (11/14/2006 11:00:00 PM)

    'Hmm, what should i say about a man like Yeats, probably just say he is Irish pride.' Yeah I love that bread. (Explanation= http: //www.irishpride.ie/)

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    Hmm, what should i say about a man like Yeats, probably just say he is Irish pride

Best Poem of William Butler Yeats

When You Are Old

WHEN you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;
How many loved your moments of glad grace,
And loved your beauty with love false or true,
But one man loved the pilgrim Soul in you,
And loved the sorrows of your changing face;
And bending down beside the glowing bars,
Murmur, a little sadly, how Love fled
And paced upon the mountains overhead
And hid his face amid a crowd of stars.

Read the full of When You Are Old

Consolation

O but there is wisdom
In what the sages said;
But stretch that body for a while
And lay down that head
Till I have told the sages
Where man is comforted.

How could passion run so deep
Had I never thought
That the crime of being born
Blackens all our lot?
But where the crime's committed
The crime can be forgot.

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