Poems by William Butler Yeats

Poems by William Butler Yeats

A Prayer for my Daughter, by William Butler Yeats

Once more the storm is howling, and half hidUnder this cradle-hood and coverlidMy child sleeps on...

An Irish Airman Foresees His Death, by William Butler Yeats

I know that I shall meet my fateSomewhere among the clouds above;Those that I fight I do not hate...

When You Are Old, by William Butler Yeats

When you are old and grey and full of sleep,And nodding by the fire, take down this book,And slow...

Sailing to Byzantium, by William Butler Yeats

That is no country for old men. The youngIn one another's arms, birds in the trees—Those dying ge...

Never give all the heart, by William Butler Yeats

Never give all the heart, for loveWill hardly seem worth thinking ofTo passionate women if it see...

Easter, 1916, by William Butler Yeats

I have met them at close of dayComing with vivid facesFrom counter or desk among greyEighteenth-c...

The Tower, by William Butler Yeats

                               IWhat shall I do with this absurdity—O heart, O troubled heart—thi...

The Falling of the Leaves , by William Butler Yeats

Autumn is over the long leaves that love us,And over the mice in the barley sheaves;Yellow the le...

The Song of Wandering Aengus, by William Butler Yeats

I went out to the hazel wood,   Because a fire was in my head,   And cut and peeled a hazel wand,...