Eva Gore-Booth

Eva Gore-Booth was an Irish poet and dramatist. She is also remembered for her role in the suffragist movement and work as a social worker. Her work incorporates Irish folklore, focusing in the female characters. She is also known for verse that has led to speculation about her sexuality. Her poetry was well-loved by W.B. Yeats who sent her books he hoped would inspire her. Read more of Eva Gore-Booth’s Biography.

Weariness

‘Weariness’ by Eva Gore-Booth describes a world weary speaker who is tired of living amongst the constant chatter of her everyday life.

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