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. Before The World Was Made 1/13/2003
363. Never Give All The Heart 5/15/2001
364. The Stolen Child 5/17/2001
365. A Model For The Laureate 5/15/2001
366. A Song 5/15/2001
367. An Acre Of Grass 5/15/2001
368. Byzantium 5/15/2001
369. A Friend's Illness 5/15/2001
370. Leda And The Swan 5/15/2001
371. A Dramatic Poem 5/15/2001
372. Among School Children 5/15/2001
373. A Prayer For My Daughter 5/15/2001
374. The Song Of Wandering Aengus 5/17/2001
375. A Man Young And Old: Iii. The Mermaid 1/13/2003
376. A First Confession 1/13/2003
377. A Man Young And Old: I. First Love 1/13/2003
378. A Last Confession 1/13/2003
379. Easter, 1916 1/13/2003
380. Aedh Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven 1/3/2003
381. A Bronze Head 5/15/2001
382. Love's Loneliness 1/13/2003
383. A Cradle Song 5/15/2001
384. A Drunken Man's Praise Of Sobriety 5/15/2001
385. A Dialogue Of Self And Soul 5/15/2001
386. Brown Penny 5/15/2001
387. Youth And Age 5/17/2001
388. A Deep-Sworn Vow 5/15/2001
389. An Irish Airman Forsees His Death 5/15/2001
390. Sailing To Byzantium 5/16/2001
391. A Faery Song 5/15/2001
392. The Lake Isle Of Innisfree 5/17/2001
393. A Dream Of Death 5/15/2001
394. A Coat 5/15/2001
395. A Drinking Song 5/15/2001
396. The Second Coming 5/17/2001
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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  • Sacheeka Benaragama (2/11/2012 10:52:00 PM)

    these poems are very good for childre like us

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  • (11/8/2008 12:25:00 PM)

    one of my all time favorite writers

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  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (6/14/2008 1:34:00 AM)

    your poems flies into new horizen.

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  • 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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  • Vikram Aarella - The Poem Shooter (5/30/2006 8:54:00 AM)

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

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Best Poem of William Butler Yeats

The Second Coming

TURNING and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.
Surely some revelation is at hand;
Surely the Second Coming is at hand.
The Second Coming! Hardly are those words out
When a vast image out of i{Spiritus Mundi}
Troubles my sight: somewhere in sands of the desert
A shape with lion ...

Read the full of The Second Coming

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.