William Butler Yeats

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

William Butler Yeats Poems

241. Peace 5/15/2001
242. Fragments 5/15/2001
243. An Appointment 5/15/2001
244. A Man Young And Old: Xi. From Oedipus At Colonus 1/13/2003
245. Consolation 1/13/2003
246. The Shadowy Waters 5/17/2001
247. The Apparitions 5/17/2001
248. To A Young Girl 5/17/2001
249. At Galway Races 5/15/2001
250. The Curse Of Cromwell 5/17/2001
251. Fallen Majesty 1/3/2003
252. Coole Park, 1929 1/13/2003
253. A Man Young And Old: X. His Wildness 1/13/2003
254. The Fairy Pendant 1/3/2003
255. Spilt Milk 5/16/2001
256. He Tells Of A Valley Full Of Lovers 5/15/2001
257. Her Vision In The Wood 1/13/2003
258. The Secret Rose 5/17/2001
259. Meditations In Time Of Civil War 5/15/2001
260. The Fiddler Of Dooney 12/31/2002
261. To A Child Dancing In The Wind 5/17/2001
262. Oil And Blood 5/15/2001
263. Coole Park And Ballylee, 1931 1/13/2003
264. Aedh Tells Of A Valley Full Of Lovers 1/3/2003
265. The Folly Of Being Comforted 5/17/2001
266. September 5/16/2001
267. The Crazed Moon 5/17/2001
268. The Dolls 5/17/2001
269. He Bids His Beloved Be At Peace 5/15/2001
270. Father And Child 1/13/2003
271. Crazy Jane On God 1/13/2003
272. Parting 1/13/2003
273. He Wishes His Beloved Were Dead 5/15/2001
274. Her Triumph 1/13/2003
275. The Cold Heaven 5/17/2001
276. Fergus And The Druid 5/15/2001
277. A Man Young And Old: Vi. His Memories 1/13/2003
278. From The 'Antigone' 1/13/2003
279. Drinking Song 1/3/2003
280. That The Night Come 5/17/2001

Comments about William Butler Yeats

  • 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

A Faery Song

i{Sung by the people of Faery over Diarmuid and Grania,}
i{in their bridal sleep under a Cromlech.}

WE who are old, old and gay,
O so old!
Thousands of years, thousands of years,
If all were told:
Give to these children, new from the world,
Silence and love;

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