William Butler Yeats

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

William Butler Yeats Poems

201. A Woman Homer Sung 5/15/2001
202. A Model For The Laureate 5/15/2001
203. Church And State 5/15/2001
204. Supernatural Songs 5/16/2001
205. Old Memory 5/15/2001
206. Fragments 5/15/2001
207. Faery Song 1/3/2003
208. The Balloon Of The Mind 5/17/2001
209. The Secret Rose 5/17/2001
210. Cuchulain Comforted 5/15/2001
211. Crazy Jane On The Mountain 5/15/2001
212. The Shadowy Waters 5/17/2001
213. High Talk 5/15/2001
214. In The Seven Woods 5/15/2001
215. To A Young Girl 5/17/2001
216. Solomon To Sheba 5/16/2001
217. Running To Paradise 5/15/2001
218. The Black Tower 5/17/2001
219. Maid Quiet 5/15/2001
220. On A Political Prisoner 5/15/2001
221. He Mourns For The Change That Has Come Upon Him And His Beloved, And Longs For The End Of The World 5/15/2001
222. On Being Asked For A War Poem 5/15/2001
223. Crazy Jane And The Bishop 1/13/2003
224. He Tells Of A Valley Full Of Lovers 5/15/2001
225. Solomon And The Witch 5/16/2001
226. The Tower 5/17/2001
227. At Algeciras - A Meditaton Upon Death 1/13/2003
228. To A Child Dancing In The Wind 5/17/2001
229. Anashuya And Vijaya 5/15/2001
230. Against Unworthy Praise 5/15/2001
231. From The 'Antigone' 1/13/2003
232. An Appointment 5/15/2001
233. A Nativity 5/15/2001
234. He Gives His Beloved Certain Rhymes 5/15/2001
235. Narrative And Dramatic The Wanderings Of Oisin 5/15/2001
236. A Prayer On Going Into My House 5/15/2001
237. The Curse Of Cromwell 5/17/2001
238. Red Hanrahan's Song About Ireland 5/15/2001
239. The Player Queen 12/31/2002
240. He Wishes His Beloved Were Dead 5/15/2001

Comments about William Butler Yeats

  • (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.

  • 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/)

  • 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

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


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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