William Butler Yeats

Crossways (1889)


The Song of the Happy Shepherd ****
The Sad Shepherd
**
The Cloak, the Boat, and the Shoes
Anashuya and Vijaya **
The Indian upon God **
The Indian to his Love ***
The Falling of the Leaves *
Ephemera **
The Madness of King Goll ***
The Stolen Child **
To an Isle in the Water
Down by the Salley Gardens
The Meditation of the Old Fisherman *
The Ballad of Father O'Hart *
The Ballad of Moll Magee ***

The Ballad of the Foxhunter ***



The Rose (1893)


To the Rose upon the Rood of Time ***
Fergus and the Druid ***

Cuchulain's Fight With The Sea**
The Rose of The World *
The Rose of Peace
The Rose of Battle *
A Faery Song *
The Lake Isle of Innisfree ***
A Cradle Song **
The Pity of Love *
The Sorrow of Love **
When You Are Old **
The White Birds **
A Dream Of Death *
The Countess Cathleen In Paradise
Who goes with Fergus?
The Man who dreamed of Fairyland **
The Dedication To A Book Of Stories (SELECTED FROM
THE IRISH NOVELISTS)
***
The Lamentation of the Old Pensioner **
The Ballad of Father Gilligan ***
The Two Trees ***
To Some I Have Talked With By The Fire *
To Ireland in the Coming Times


The Wind Among The Reeds (1899)


The Hosting of the Sidhe *
The Everlasting Voices
The Moods
The Lover Tells Of The Rose In His Heart **
The Host Of The Air *
The Fish
The Unappeasable Host **
Into The Twilight **
The Song of Wandering Aengus ***
The Song Of The Old Mother ***
The Heart of the Woman **
The Lover mourns for the Loss of Love
He Longs for the Change that has Come Upon Him and
His Beloved, and Longs for the End of the World
*
He Bids His Beloved Be at Peace **
He Reproves The Curlew *

He remembers forgotten Beauty **
A Poet to His Beloved **
He Gives His Beloved Certain Rhymes ***
To his Heart, bidding it have no Fear
The Cap and Bells *
The Valley of the Black Pig *
The Lover Asks Forgiveness Because Of His Many Moods **
He Tells Of A Valley Full Of Lovers
He Tells Of The Perfect Beauty
He hears the Cry of the Sedge
He Thinks Of Those Who Have Spoken Evil Of His Beloved
The Blessed **
The Secret Rose **
Maid Quiet **
The Travail of Passion ***
The Lover Pleads With His Friend For Old Friends
The Lover Speaks To The Hearers Of His Songs In Coming Days *
The Poet Pleads With The Elemental Powers *
He Wishes his Beloved were Dead *
He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven
He Thinks of His Past Greatness When a Part of the Constellations
of Heaven
***
The Fiddler of Dooney


In The Seven Woods (1904)


In the Seven Woods ***
The Arrow
The Folly of Being Comforted **
Old Memory
Never give all the Heart **
The Withering Of The Boughs **
Adam's Curse ***
Red Hanrahan's Song about Ireland **
The Old Men Admiring Themselves In The Water ***
Under The Moon *
The Ragged Wood
O Do Not Love Too Long
The Players Ask For A Blessing On The Psalteries And On Themselves **
The Happy Townland **


The Green Hamlet and Other Poems (1910)


His Dream ***
A Woman Homer Sung **
Words ***
No Second Troy *
Reconciliation *
King And No King **
Peace **
Against Unworthy Praise
The Fascination of What's Difficult ***
A Drinking Song **
The Coming of Wisdom with Time ***
On Hearing That The Students Of Our New University Have Joined The
Ancient Order of Hibernians And The Agitation Against Immoral Literature

To A Poet, Who Would Have Me Praise Certain Bad Poets, Imitators
Of His And Mine

The Mask *
Upon a House shaken by the Land Agitation **
At the Abbey Theatre *
These Are the Clouds **
At Galway Races **
A Friend's Illness *
All Things Can Tempt Me *
Brown Penny



Responsibilities (1914)


Dedication **
The Grey Rock ****
To a Wealthy Man who promised a second Subscription to the Dublin
Municipal Gallery if it were proved the People wanted Pictures.
**

September 1913 ***
To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Nothing *
Paudeen **
To a Shade ***
When Helen lived *
On Those That Hated "The Playboy of the Western World," 1907 *
The Three Beggars ***
The Three Hermits **
Beggar to Beggar Cried *
Running to Paradise *
The Hour Before the Dawn ***
A Song from 'The Player Queen' *
The Realists
The Witch *
The Peacock *
The Mountain Tomb **

To a Child dancing in the Wind *
Two Years Later **
A Memory of Youth **
Fallen Majesty **
Friends *
The Cold Heaven ***
That the Night come
An Appointment *
The Magi **
The Dolls
A Coat *


142 *


The Wild Swans at Coole (1919)


The Wild Swans at Coole ***
In Memory of Major Robert Gregory ***

An Irish Airman Foresees His Death **
Men Improve with the Years **
The Collar-Bone Of A Hare ***
Under The Round Tower **
Solomon To Sheba
The Living Beauty ***
A Song *
To A Young Beauty
To A Young Girl **
The Scholars **
Tom O'Roughley *
Shepherd And Goatherd ***
Lines Written In Dejection **
The Dawn **
On Woman ***
The Fisherman **
The Hawk *
Memory
Her Praise *
The People ***
His Phoenix **

A Thought From Propertius *
Broken Dreams
A Deep-Sworn Vow
Presences *
The Balloon of the Mind *
To A Squirrel At Kyle-Na-No
On being asked for a War Poem *
In Memory Of Alfred Pollexfen **

Upon A Dying Lady

I. Her Courtesy **
II. Certain Artist Bring Her Dolls and Drawings *
III. She turns the Doll's Faces to the Wall *
IV. The End of Day *
V. Her Race
VI. Her Courage *
VII. Her Friends Bring her a Christmas Tree *

Ego Dominus Tuus
***

A Prayer on Going Into My House **
The Phases Of The Moon ****
The Cat and the Moon ***

The Saint And The Hunchback *
Two Songs Of A Fool **
Another Song Of A Fool **
The Double Vision Of Michael Robartes ***



Michael Robartes and the Dancer (1921)


Michael Robartes And The Dancer ****
Solomon And The Witch ****
An Image From A Past Life ***
Under Saturn
Easter, 1916 ***

Sixteen Dead Men *
The Rose Tree ***
On a Political Prisoner **
The Leaders Of The Crowd ***
Towards Break Of Day ***
Demon And Beast ***
The Second Coming ****
A Prayer for My Daughter ****

A Meditation in Time of War ***
To be Carved on a Stone at Thoor Ballylee


The Tower (1928)


Sailing to Byzantium ****
The Tower ****

Meditations In Time Of Civil War


I Ancestral Houses ***
II My House **
III My Table
IV My Descendants **
V The Road at My Door *
VI The Stare's Nest by My Window **
VII I see Phantoms of Hatred and of the Heart's
@@Fullness and of the Coming Emptiness ****

Nineteen Hundred And Nineteen ***
The Wheel *
Youth And Age *
The New Faces **
A Prayer for My Son ***
Two Songs From A Play ***
Fragments
Leda and the Swan ***
On A Picture Of A Black Centaur By Edmund Dulac ***
Among School Children ***
Colonus' Praise **
Wisdom **
The Fool by the Roadside *

Owen Aherne And His Dancers **

A Man Young And Old

I First Love ***
II Human Dignity **
III The Mermaid **
IV The Death of the Hare
V The Empty Cup ***
VI His Memories
VII The Friends of his Youth **
VIII Summer and Spring **
IX The Secrets of the Old *

X His Wildness **
XI From 'Oedipus at Colonus' ***
The Three Monuments
All Souls' Night (Epilogue to 'A Vision') ****


The Winding Stair and Other Poems (1933)


In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markievicz *
Death ***
A Dialogue of Self and Soul ***
Blood And The Moon ****
Oil And Blood ****
Veronica's Napkin **
Symbols
Spilt Milk *
The Nineteenth Century And After

Statistics *
Three Movements

The Seven Sages **
The Crazed Moon ***
Coole Park, 1929 **
Coole Park And Ballylee, 1931 ***
For Anne Gregory *
Swift's Epitaph **
At Algeciras -- a Meditation upon Death *
The Choice
Mohini Chatterjee **
Byzantium ****

The Mother Of God ****
Vacillation ***
Quarrel In Old Age **
The Results Of Thought **
Gratitude To The Unknown Instructors
Remorse For Intemperate Speech **
Stream and Sun at Glendalough **

Words For Music Perhaps

I Crazy Jane and the Bishop **
II Crazy Jane Reproved **
III Crazy Jane on the Day of Judgment
IV Crazy Jane And Jack The Journeyman ***

V Crazy Jane On God *
VI Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop ***
VII Crazy Jane Grown Old Looks At The Dancers **
VIII Girl's Song
IX Young Man's Song **
X Her Anxiety **
XI Her Confidence *
XII Love's Loneliness
XIII Her Dream
XIV His Bargain
XV Three Things **

XVI Lullaby
XVII After Long Silence
XVIII Mad as the Mist And Snow
XIX Those Dancing Days Are Gone **
XX 'I Am Of Ireland '
XXI The Dancer At Cruachan And Cro-Patrick *
XXII Tom The Lunatic ***
XXIII Tom at Cruachan *
XXIV Old Tom Again
XXV The Delphic Oracle Upon Plotinus *

A Woman Young And Old

I Father and Child
II Before the World was Made
III A First Confession **
IV Her Triumph *
V Consolation
VI Chosen ****
VII Parting **
VIII Her Vision in the Wood ***
IX A Last Confession **

X Meeting
XI From The 'Antigone' **



Parnell's Funeral - and Other Poems (1935)


Parnell's Funeral ****
Alternative Song for The Severed Head in 'The King Of The Great Clock Tower'
Two Songs Rewritten for the Tune's Sake **
A Prayer for Old Age *
Church And State *

Supernatural Songs

I Ribh at the Tomb of Baile and Aillinn ****
II Ribh Denounces Patrick ****
III Ribh in Ecstasy ***
IV There
V Ribh considers Christian Love insufficient ***
VI He and She *
VII What Magic Drum? **
VIII Whence had they Come? **
IX The Four Ages of Man
X Conjunctions *
XI A Needle's Eye
XII Meru ***



New Poems (1938)


The Gyres ***
Lapis Lazuli ***

Imitated From The Japanese *
Sweet Dancer
The Three Bushes ***
The Lady's First Song *
The Lady's Second Song **
The Lady's Third Song **
The Lover's Song
The Chambermaid's First Song
The Chambermaid's Second Song
An Acre Of Grass ***
What Then? *
Beautiful Lofty Things
A Crazed Girl **
To Dorothy Wellesley ***
The Curse Of Cromwell **
Roger Casement
The Ghost Of Roger Casement **
The O'Rahilly *
Come Gather Round Me Parnellites **
The Wild Old Wicked Man ***
The Great Day **
Parnell *
What Was Lost **
The Spur **
A Drunken Man's Praise Of Sobriety *

The Pilgrim *
Colonel Martin **
A Model For The Laureate *
The Old Stone Cross **
The Spirit Medium **
Those Images **
The Municipal Gallery Revisited **
Are you Content? **
Under Ben Bulben ***
Three Songs To The One Burden **
The Black Tower
Cuchulain Comforted ***
Three Marching Songs ***
In Tara's Halls **
The Statues ****
News For The Delphic Oracle ****
Long-Legged Fly **
A Bronze Head ***
A Stick Of Incense
Hound Voice **
John Kinsella's Lament for Mrs. Mary Moore **
High Talk *
The Apparitions
A Nativity
Man And The Echo **
The Circus Animals' Desertion ***
Politics *



Narrative and Dramatic


The Wanderings of Oisin (1889) ***
The Old Age of Queen Maeve (1903) ***
Baile And Aillinn (1903) ***

THE SHADOWY WATERS (1906)

Introductory Lines ***
The Harp Of Aengus ***
The Shadowy Waters ****

The Two Kings ***
The Gift of Harun al-Rashid ***