English poetry

Poems in English

Decalogue

Thou shalt no God but me adore: ‘Twere too expensive to have more. No images nor idols make For Roger […]

To the Bartholdi Statue

O Liberty, God-gifted Young and immortal maid In your high hand uplifted, The torch declares your trade. Its crimson menace, […]

Safety-Clutch

Once I seen a human ruin In a elevator-well. And his members was bestrewin’ All the place where he had […]

Rimer

The rimer quenches his unheeded fires, The sound surceases and the sense expires. Then the domestic dog, to east and […]

Elegy

The cur foretells the knell of parting day; The loafing herd winds slowly o’er the lea; The wise man homewards […]

An Inscription

A conqueror as provident as brave, He robbed the cradle to supply the grave. His reign laid quantities of human […]

The Statesmen

How blest the land that counts among Her sons so many good and wise, To execute great feats of tongue […]

Freedom

Freedom, as every schoolboy knows, Once shrieked as Kosciusko fell; On every wind, indeed, that blows I hear her yell. […]

Alone

In contact, lo! the flint and steel, By sharp and flame, the thought reveal That he the metal, she the […]

Weather

Once I dipt into the future far as human eye could see, And I saw the Chief Forecaster, dead as […]