William Butler Yeats

County Dublin / Ireland
William Butler Yeats
County Dublin / Ireland

Poems

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71.
Her Anxiety
Earth in beauty dressed
Awaits returning spring.
All true love must die,
Alter at the best
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72.
A Memory Of Youth
THE moments passed as at a play;
I had the wisdom love brings forth;
I had my share of mother-wit,
And yet for all that I could say,
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73.
The Circus Animals' Desertion
I

I sought a theme and sought for it in vain,
I sought it daily for six weeks or so.
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74.
A Nativity
WHAT woman hugs her infant there?
Another star has shot an ear.
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75.
A Prayer For My Son
BID a strong ghost stand at the head
That my Michael may sleep sound,
Nor cry, nor turn in the bed
Till his morning meal come round;
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76.
Death
NOR dread nor hope attend
A dying animal;
A man awaits his end
Dreading and hoping all;
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77.
A Meditation In Time Of War
FOR one throb of the artery,
While on that old grey stone I Sat
Under the old wind-broken tree,
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78.
A Man Young And Old: V. The Empty Cup
A crazy man that found a cup,
When all but dead of thirst,
Hardly dared to wet his mouth
Imagining, moon-accursed,
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79.
Broken Dreams
THERE is grey in your hair.
Young men no longer suddenly catch their breath
When you are passing;
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80.
The Fisherman
ALTHOUGH I can see him still.
The freckled man who goes
To a grey place on a hill
In grey Connemara clothes
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