William Butler Yeats


  • Yeast was an Irish poet was born in Sandymount, County Dublin, Ireland. Yeast was studding law but stopped his studies to go to Heatherley's Art School in London. After he was done with school he became a poet and was living with his family. Yeats had a life-long interest in mysticism, spiritualism, occultism and astrology.
  • Eighteen eighty-five was an important year in Yeats's early adult life. Marking the first publication, in the Dublin University Review he a lot of opportunities to go with. His poetry and the beginning of his important interest in occultism. Most of Yeats's poetry, however, used symbols from ordinary life and from familiar traditions, and much of his poetry in the 1890s continued to reflect his interest in Irish subjects. Yeast will always be known for his is fantastic poems and will be with us.  

To A Young Girl by William Butler Yeats

MY dear, my dear, I know
More than another
What makes your heart beat so;
Not even your own mother
Can know it as I know,
Who broke my heart for her
When the wild thought,
That she denies
And has forgot,
Set all her blood astir

And glittered in her eyes.