English poetry

Poems in English


Sonnet II

Her courts are by the flux of flaming ways, Between the rivers and the illumined sky Whose fervid depths reverberate […]

Sonnet IX

Amid the florid multitude her face Was like the full moon seen behind the lace Of orchard boughs where clouded […]

Sonnet 06

Oh, you are more desirable to me Than all I staked in an impulsive hour, Making my youth the sport […]

Sonnet XII

Like as a dryad, from her native bole Coming at dusk, when the dim stars emerge, To a slow river […]

Do You Remember Once

Do you remember once, in Paris of glad faces, The night we wandered off under the third moon’s rays And, […]

The Wanderer

To see the clouds his spirit yearned toward so Over new mountains piled and unploughed waves, Back of old-storied spires […]

Kyrenaikos

Lay me where soft Cyrene rambles down In grove and garden to the sapphire sea; Twine yellow roses for the […]

The Need to Love

The need to love that all the stars obey Entered my heart and banished all beside. Bare were the gardens […]

The Deserted Garden

I know a village in a far-off land Where from a sunny, mountain-girdled plain With tinted walls a space on […]

Sonnet 04

If I was drawn here from a distant place, ‘Twas not to pray nor hear our friend’s address, But, gazing […]

Sonnet XI

When among creatures fair of countenance Love comes enformed in such proud character, So far as other beauty yields to […]

I Loved

I loved illustrious cities and the crowds That eddy through their incandescent nights. I loved remote horizons with far clouds […]

At the Tomb of Napoleon

I stood beside his sepulchre whose fame, Hurled over Europe once on bolt and blast, Now glows far off as […]

Sonnet XV

Above the ruin of God’s holy place, Where man-forsaken lay the bleeding rood, Whose hands, when men had craved substantial […]

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