English poetry

Poems in English


If people ask me, I always tell them: “Quite well, thank you, I’m very glad to say.” If people ask […]

Lines and Squares

Whenever I walk in a London street, I’m ever so careful to watch my feet; And I keep in the […]

The Morning Walk

When Anne and I go out a walk, We hold each other’s hand and talk Of all the things we […]

Wind on the Hill

No one can tell me, Nobody knows, Where the wind comes from, Where the wind goes. It’s flying from somewhere […]


In a corner of the bedroom is a great big curtain, Someone lives behind it, but I don’t know who; […]

The Dormouse and the Doctor

There once was a Dormouse who lived in a bed Of delphiniums (blue) and geraniums (red), And all the day […]


I never did, I never did, I never did like “Now take care, dear!” I never did, I never did, […]

If I Were King

I often wish I were a King, And then I could do anything. If only I were King of Spain, […]

At the Zoo

There are lions and roaring tigers, And enormous camels and things, There are biffalo-buffalo-bisons, And a great big bear with […]

Come Out with Me

There’s sun on the river and sun on the hill. . . You can hear the sea if you stand […]

Market Square

I had a penny, A bright new penny, I took my penny To the market square. I wanted a rabbit, […]


When the sun Shines through the leaves of the apple-tree, When the sun Makes shadows of the leaves of the […]

Buckingham Palace

They’re changing guard at Buckingham Palace – Christopher Robin went down with Alice. Alice is marrying one of the guard. […]