For Anne Gregory
By– William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats – A Short Biography
About the Poet
William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and nationalist. He was born in Dublin. His ideas and works were influenced by the religious and national turmoil in Ireland. He loved the Irish folklore. He embraced metaphysical philosophy. Folklore and mysticism dominated his thoughts and poetry. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923.
Introduction of the lesson- For Anne Gregory
For Anne Gregory’ is one of the best love poems by William Butler Yeats. In this poem, the love between a man and a woman is presented. Love is done by the core of one’s heart. It does not matter a little on love if the colour of the hair or the skin changes. The poet is in deep love for Anne Gregory and wants to love her in all forms.