William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats wrote about everything from folklore to Irish nationalism. He is one of the most important poets of the 20th Century and has created some of the best poetry ever to have been penned. Read more about William Butler Yeats.

When You Are Old

William Butler Yeats’ poem ‘When You Are Old’  is directly addressed to his lover, most probably Maud Gonne who was an Irish revolutionary.

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