Poetry Friday: William Butler Yeats « Following Pulitzer
Some poets, like William Butler Yeats, wrote about the horrors of rebellion they encountered; others, like Wilfred Owen, were part of the dreadful World War I and were urged by their memories to start writing (“Wilfred Owen”).
William Butler Yeats and The Little People
To understand the meaning of William Butler Yeats poem “The Second Coming”, you must first understand the difference between Christianity and Paganism.
A daughter, Anne Butler Yeats, was born in 1919, and a son, William Michael, 2 years later.Poet and DramatistYeats's first book of poems, was published in 1889.