William Butler Yeats

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

William Butler Yeats Poems

81. The Harp Of Aengus 5/17/2001
82. The Phases Of The Moon 5/17/2001
83. The Song Of The Happy Shepherd 5/17/2001
84. The Great Day 5/17/2001
85. The Pilgrim 5/17/2001
86. The Witch 5/17/2001
87. The Rose Of The World 5/17/2001
88. Two Songs From A Play 1/3/2003
89. On Hearing That The Students Of Our New University Have Joined The Agitation Against Immoral Literature 1/1/2004
90. The Host Of The Air 5/17/2001
91. The Hawk 5/17/2001
92. Three Songs To The One Burden 5/17/2001
93. The Lover's Song 5/17/2001
94. The Old Stone Cross 5/17/2001
95. When Helen Lived 5/17/2001
96. To An Isle In The Water 5/17/2001
97. The Man And The Echo 5/17/2001
98. The Song Of The Old Mother 5/17/2001
99. Three Marching Songs 5/17/2001
100. The Living Beauty 5/17/2001
101. The Lover Pleads With His Friend For Old Friends 5/17/2001
102. Those Dancing Days Are Gone 1/13/2003
103. The Fool By The Roadside 5/17/2001
104. Two Years Later 5/17/2001
105. Under The Moon 5/17/2001
106. The Meditation Of The Old Fisherman 5/17/2001
107. The Rose In The Deeps Of His Heart 1/3/2003
108. The Lover Tells Of The Rose In His Heart 5/17/2001
109. To A Friend Whose Work Has Come To Nothing 5/17/2001
110. The Lady's First Song 5/17/2001
111. On Those That Hated The 'Playboy Of The Western World,' 1907 1/13/2003
112. What Was Lost 5/17/2001
113. The White Birds 5/17/2001
114. The Double Vision Of Michael Robartes 5/17/2001
115. The Rose Tree 5/17/2001
116. The Attack On ‘the Playboy Of The Western World,’ 1907 1/3/2003
117. Paudeen 5/15/2001
118. The Mask 5/17/2001
119. Shepherd And Goatheard 5/16/2001
120. The Gyres 5/17/2001

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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

Her Anxiety

Earth in beauty dressed
Awaits returning spring.
All true love must die,
Alter at the best
Into some lesser thing.
Prove that I lie.

Such body lovers have,
Such exacting breath,
That they touch or sigh.
Every touch they give,
Love is nearer death.
Prove that I lie.

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