William Butler Yeats

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

William Butler Yeats Poems

281. The Cold Heaven 5/17/2001
282. From A Full Moon In March 5/15/2001
283. Crazy Jane Grown Old Looks At The Dancers 1/13/2003
284. Lullaby 1/13/2003
285. A Prayer For Old Age 5/15/2001
286. Peace 5/15/2001
287. That The Night Come 5/17/2001
288. Girl's Song 1/13/2003
289. He Bids His Beloved Be At Peace 5/15/2001
290. He Remembers Forgotten Beauty 1/3/2003
291. In Memory Of Eva Gore-Booth And Con Markiewicz 1/13/2003
292. Coole Park And Ballylee, 1931 1/13/2003
293. An Image From A Past Life 5/15/2001
294. Another Song Of A Fool 1/13/2003
295. Beautiful Lofty Things 5/15/2001
296. Lines Written In Dejection 5/15/2001
297. A Man Young And Old: Vii. The Friends Of His Youth 1/13/2003
298. September 5/16/2001
299. Men Improve With The Years 5/15/2001
300. Gratitude To The Unknown Instructors 5/15/2001
301. Remorse For Intemperate Speech 5/15/2001
302. A Meditation In Time Of War 5/15/2001
303. The Fisherman 5/17/2001
304. His Dream 1/13/2003
305. In Memory Of Major Robert Gregory 1/3/2003
306. Drinking Song 1/3/2003
307. A Man Young And Old: V. The Empty Cup 1/13/2003
308. Blood And The Moon 5/15/2001
309. A Man Young And Old: Ix. The Secrets Of The Old 1/13/2003
310. A Prayer For My Son 5/15/2001
311. Sixteen Dead Men 5/16/2001
312. Memory 5/15/2001
313. Wisdom 5/17/2001
314. He Tells Of The Perfect Beauty 5/15/2001
315. A Woman Young And Old 5/15/2001
316. O Do Not Love Too Long 5/15/2001
317. A Memory Of Youth 5/15/2001
318. A Man Young And Old: Viii. Summer And Spring 1/13/2003
319. On Woman 5/15/2001
320. Lapis Lazuli 5/15/2001

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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

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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