English poetry

Poems in English

Kisses

Sweet, can I sing you the song of your kisses? How soft is this one, how subtle this is, How […]

Javanese Dancers

Twitched strings, the clang of metal, beaten drums, Dull, shrill, continuous, disquieting: And now the stealthy dancer comes Undulantly with […]

The Loom of Dreams

I broider the world upon a loom, I broider with dreams my tapestry; Here in a little lonely room I […]

Amends to Nature

I have loved colours, and not flowers; Their motion, not the swallows wings; And wasted more than half my hours […]

At Burgos

Miraculous silver-work in stone Against the blue miraculous skies, The belfry towers and turrets rise Out of the arches that […]

By Loe Pool

The pool glitters, the fishes leap in the sun With joyous fins, and dive in the pool again; I see […]

Emmy

Emmy’s exquisite youth and her virginal air, Eyes and teeth in the flash of a musical smile, Come to me […]