English poetry

Poems in English

The End Of The World

Quite unexpectedly, as Vasserot The armless ambidextrian was lighting A match between his great and second toe, And Ralph the […]

Baccalaureate

A year or two, and grey Euripides, And Horace and a Lydia or so, And Euclid and the brush of […]

Two Poems from the War

Oh, not the loss of the accomplished thing! Not dumb farewells, nor long relinquishment Of beauty had, and golden summer […]

Poem in Prose

This poem is for my wife. I have made it plainly and honestly: The mark is on it Like the […]

An Eternity

There is no dusk to be, There is no dawn that was, Only there’s now, and now, And the wind […]

The Too-Late Born

We too, we too, descending once again The hills of our own land, we too have heard Far off – […]

You, Andrew Marvell

And here face down beneath the sun And here upon earth’s noonward height To feel the always coming on The […]

Ars Poetica

A poem should be palpable and mute As a globed fruit, Dumb As old medallions to the thumb, Silent as […]