English poetry

Poems in English

Gone

IN Collins Street standeth a statute tall, A statue tall, on a pillar of stone, Telling its story, to great […]

The Last Leap

ALL is over! fleet career, Dash of greyhound slipping thongs, Flight of falcon, bound of deer, Mad hoof-thunder in our […]

The Swimmer

With short, sharp violent lights made vivid, To the southward far as the sight can roam, Only the swirl of […]

An Exile’s Farewell

The ocean heaves around us still With long and measured swell, The autumn gales our canvas fill, Our ship rides […]

A Dedication

They are rhymes rudely strung with intent less Of sound than of words, In lands where bright blossoms are scentless, […]

The Sick Stockrider

Hold hard, Ned! Lift me down once more, and lay me in the shade. Old man, you’ve had your work […]

A Song of Autumn

‘WHERE shall we go for our garlands glad At the falling of the year, When the burnt-up banks are yellow […]