English poetry

Poems in English

THE INNOCENT EYE

I struggled through streets of Bricked-up, boarded-up houses, Mostly burned-out, keeping To the middle of the road, Watching the abandoned […]

THE DREAMER, THE SLEEP

L’orage qui s’attarde, le lit dйfait Yves Bonnefoy Here am I, lying lacklustre in an unmade bed A Sunday in […]

THE ROAD TO HAWORTH MOOR

for Brenda Williams The dawn cracked with ice, with fire grumbling in the grate, With ire in the homes we […]

LEEDS

O my beloved city, How many times have I deserted you For the sights and sounds of Babylon? How often […]

AUBADE

Dawn’s my Mr Right, already Cocks have crowed, birds flown from nests, The neon lights of Leeds last night still […]

THE OLD STRAIGHT TRACK

Runs to no compass point But starts within the human heart Where travellers in twos may go As for a […]

EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE

Desks are straining on all fours, flanks Heaving to hurl the hunched riders Down crack and cranny, buck Finger-snapping lids, […]

SUMMER FEVER

The unsettled trees seem to share My tensions of body and mind: Unable to move before the shell of the […]

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