Friendship Poems

Friendship Poems by William Butler Yeats

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William Butler Yeats Biography

William Butler Yeats was born on June 13, 1865, in Sandymount, County Dublin, Ireland to John Butler Yeats and Susan Mary Pollexfen, who moved to Sligo shortly after Williams’s birth. […]

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The Mother Of God

By William Butler Yeats The threefold terror of love; a fallen flare Through the hollow of an ear; Wings beating about the room; The terror of all terrors that I […]

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The Song Of The Old Mother

By William Butler Yeats I rise in the dawn, and I kneel and blow Till the seed of the fire flicker and glow; And then I must scrub and bake […]

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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 slowly read, and dream of the […]

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Friends

by William Butler Yeats Now must I these three praise Three women that have wrought What joy is in my days: One because no thought, Nor those unpassing cares, No, […]

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