Alphabetical Listing of the Poems of W. B. Yeats

A Bronze Head

A Coat

A Cradle Song

A Crazed Girl

A Deep-Sworn Vow

A Dialogue of Self and Soul

A Dream of Death

A Drinking Song

A Drunken Man's Praise of Sobriety

A Faery Song

A Friend's Illness

A Man Young and Old (I to XI)

A Meditation in Time of War

A Memory of Youth

A Model for the Laureate

A Nativity

A Poet to His Beloved

A Prayer For My Son

A Prayer for My Daughter

A Prayer for Old Age

A Prayer on Going into My House

A Song

A Song from 'The Player Queen'

A Stick of Incense

A Thought from Propertius

A Woman Homer Sung

A Woman Young and Old (I to XI)

Adam's Curse

Against Unworthy Praise

All Souls' Night

All Things Can Tempt Me

Alternative Song for the Severed Head in 'The King of the Great Clock Tower'

Among School Children

An Acre of Grass

An Appointment

An Image from a Past Life

An Irish Airman Foresees His Death

Anashuya and Vijaya

Another Song of a Fool

Are You Content

At Algeciras -- A Meditation upon Death

At Galway Races

At the Abbey Theatre

Avalon (The Stateman's Holiday)

Baile and Aillinn (1903)

Beautiful Lofty Things

Beggar to Beggar Cried

Blood and the Moon

Broken Dreams

Brown Penny


Church and State

Closing Rhyme

Colonel Martin

Colonus' Praise

Come Gather Round Me Parnellites

Coole Park, 1929

CoolePark and Ballylee, 1931

Crazy Jane on the Mountain

Cuchulain Comforted

Cuchulain's Fight with the Sea


Demon and Beast

Down by the Salley Gardens

Easter, 1916

Ego Dominus Tuus


Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markievicz

Fallen Majesty

Fergus and the Druid

For Anne Gregory



Gratitude to the Unknown Instructors

He Bids His Beloved Be at Peace

He Gives His Beloved Certain Rhymes

He Hears the Cry of the Sedge

He Mourns for the Change that Has Come upon Him and His Beloved, and Longs for the End of the World

He Remembers Forgotten Beauty

He Reproves the Curlew

He Tells of a Valley Full of Lovers

He Tells of the Perfect Beauty

He Thinks of His Past Greatness When a Part of the Constellations of Heaven

He Thinks of Those Who Have Spoken Evil of His Beloved

He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

He Wishes His Beloved Were Dead

Her Praise

High Talk

His Dream

His Phoenix

Hound Voice

Imitated from the Japanese

In Memory of Alfred Pollexfen

In Memory of Major Robert Gregory

In Tara's Halls

In the Seven Woods

Into the Twilight

Introductory Lines (1906)

Introductory Rhymes

John Kinsella's Lament for Mrs. Mary Moore

King and No King

Lapis Lazuli

Leda and the Swan

Lines Written in Dejection

Long-Legged Fly

Maid Quiet

Man and the Echo

Meditations in Time of Civil War (I to VII)


Men Improve with the Years

Michael Robartes and the Dancer

Mohini Chatterjee

Never Give All the Heart

News for the Delphic Oracle

Nineteen Hundred Nineteen

No Second Troy

O Do Not Love Too Long

Oil and Blood

Old Memory

On a Picture of a Black Centaur by Edmund Dulac

On a Political Prisoner

On Being Asked for a War Poem

On Hearing That the Students of Our New University Have Joined the Agitation Against Immoral Literature

On Those That Hated 'The Playboy of the Western World,' 1907

On Woman

Owen Aherne and His Dancers


Parnell's Funeral





Quarrel in Old Age


Red Hanrahan's Song about Ireland

Remorse for Intemperate Speech

Results of Thought

Roger Casement

Running to Paradise

Sailing to Byzantium

September 1913

Shepherd and Goatherd

Sixteen Dead Men

Solomon and the Witch

Solomon to Sheba

Spilt Milk


Stream and Sun at Glendalough

Supernatural Songs (I to XII)

Sweet Dancer

Swift's Epitaph


That the Night Come

The Apparitions

The Arrow

The Ballad of Father Gilligan

The Ballad of Father O'Hart

The Ballad of Moll Magee

The Ballad of the Foxhunter

The Balloon of the Mind

The Black Tower

The Blessed

The Cap and Bells

The Cat and the Moon

The Chambermaid's First Song

The Chambermaid's Second Song

The Choice

The Circus Animal's Desertion

The Cloak, the Boat, and the Shoes

The Cold Heaven

The Collar-Bone of a Hare

The Coming of Wisdom with Time

The Countess Cathleen in Paradise

The Crazed Moon

The Curse of Cromwell

The Dawn

The Dedication to a Book of Stories Selected from the Irish Novelists

The Dolls

The Double Vision of Michael Robartes

The Everlasting Voices

The Falling Leaves

The Fascination

The Fiddler of Dooney

The Fish

The Fisherman

The Folly of Being Comforted

The Fool by the Roadside

The Ghost of Roger Casement

The Gift of Harun Al-Rashid (1923)

The Great Day

The Grey Rock

The Gyres

The Happy Townland

The Harp of Aengus (1906)

The Hawk

The Heart of the Woman

The Host of the Air

The Hosting of the Sidhe

The Hour Before Dawn

The Indian to His Love

The Indian Upon God

The Lady's First Song

The Lady's Second Song

The Lady's Third Song

The Lake Isle of Innisfree

The Lamentation of the Old Pensioner

The Leaders of the Crowd

The Living Beauty

The Lover Asks Forgiveness Because of His Many Moods

The Lover Mourns for the Loss of Love

The Lover Pleads with His Friends for Old Friends

The Lover Speaks to the Hearers of His Songs in Coming Days

The Lover Tells of the Rose in His Heart

The Lover's Song

The Madness of King Goll

The Magi

The Man Who Dreamed of Faeryland

The Mask

The Meditation of the Old Fisherman

The Moods

The Mother of God

The Mountain Tomb

The Municipal Galley Re-Visited

The New Faces

The Nineteenth Century and After

The O'Rahilly

The Old Age of Queen Maeve (1903)

The Old Men Admiring Themselves in the Water

The Old Stone Cross

The Peacock

The People

The Phases of the Moon

The Pilgrim

The Pity of Love

The Players Ask for a Blessing on the Psalteries and on Themselves

The Poet Pleads with the Elemental Powers

The Ragged Wood

The Realists

The Rose of Battle

The Rose of Peace

The Rose of the World

The Rose Tree

The Sad Shepherd

The Saint and the Hunchback

The Scholars

The Second Coming

The Secret Rose

The Seven Sages

The Shadowy Waters (1906)

The Song of the Happy Shepherd

The Song of the Old Mother

The Song of Wandering Aengus

The Sorrow of Love

The Spirit Medium

The Spur

The Statues

The Stolen Child

The Three Beggars

The Three Bushes

The Three Hermits

The Three Monuments

The Tower

The Travail of Passion

The Two Kings (1914)

The Two Trees

The Unappeasable Host

The Valley of the Black Pig

The Wanderings of Oisin (1889)

The Wheel

The White Birds

The Wild Old Wicked Man

The Wild Swans at Coole

The Witch

The Withering of the Boughs

These Are the Clouds

Those Images

Three Marching Songs

Three Movements

Three Songs to One Burden

To a Child Dancing in the Wind

To a FriendWhose Work Has Come to Nothing

To a Poet, Who Would Have Me Praise Certain Bad Poets, Imitators of His and Mine

To a Shade

To a Squirrel at Kyle-Na-No

To a Wealthy Man Who Promised a Second Subscription to the Dublin Municipal Gallery If It Were Proved the People Wanted Pictures

To a Young Beauty

To a Young Girl

To an Isle in the Water

To Be Carved on a Stone at Thoor Ballylee

To Dorothy Wellesley

To His Heart, Bidding It Have No Fears

To Ireland in the Coming Times

To Some I Have Talked with by the Fire

To the Rose upon the Rood of Time

Tom O'Roughley

Towards Break of Day

Two Songs from a Play

Two Songs of a Fool

Two Songs Rewritten for the Tune's Sake

Two Years Later

Under Ben Bulben

Under Saturn

Under the Moon

Under the Round Tower

Upon a Dying Lady (I to VII)

Upon a House Shaken By the Land Agitation


Veronica's Napkin

What Then?

What Was Lost

When Helen Lived

When You Are Old

Who Goes with Fergus?

Why Should Not Old Men Be Mad?



Words for Music Perhaps (I to XXV)

Youth and Age

Warren Wedin <>
William Butler Yeats Seminar Homepage
Department of English
California State University, Northridge
September 1, 1998