English poetry

Poems in English

The True Lover

The lad came to the door at night, When lovers crown their vows, And whistled soft and out of sight […]

The Isle Of Portland

The star-filled seas are smooth tonight From France to England strown; Black towers above Portland light The felon-quarried stone. On […]


The Sun at noon to higher air, Unharnessing the silver Pair That late before his chariot swam, Rides on the […]

Oh Stay At Home, My Lad

Oh stay at home, my lad, and plough The land and not the sea, And leave the soldiers at their […]

In Valleys of Springs and Rivers

“Clunton and Clunbury, Clungunford and Clun, Are the quietest places Under the sun.” In valleys of springs and rivers, By […]

The rainy Pleiads wester

The rainy Pleiads wester, Orion plunges prone, The stroke of midnight ceases And I lie down alone. The rainy Pleiads […]

Is My Team Ploughing

“Is my team ploughing, That I was used to drive And hear the harness jingle When I was man alive?” […]

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