English poetry

Poems in English


Song To Celia – I

Come, my Celia, let us prove While we may the sports of love; Time will not be ours forever, He […]

Venus' Runaway

Beauties, have ye seen this toy, Called Love, a little boy, Almost naked, wanton, blind; Cruel now, and then as […]

On My First Son

Farewell, thou child of my right hand, and joy; My sin was too much hope of thee, loved boy. Seven […]

Hymn To Diana

Queen and huntress, chaste and fair, Now the sun is laid to sleep, Seated in thy silver chair, State in […]

Begging Another

For love’s sake, kiss me once again; I long, and should not beg in vain, Here’s none to spy or […]

The Noble Balm

HIGH-SPIRITED friend, I send nor balms nor cor’sives to your wound: Your fate hath found A gentler and more agile […]

So Breaks The Sun

So breaks the sun earth’s rugged chains, Wherein rude winter bound her veins; So grows both stream and source of […]

Piccolo Valzer Viennese

A Vienna ci sono dieci ragazze, Una spalla dove piange la morte E un bosco di colombe disseccate. C’e’ un […]

A Farewell to the World

FALSE world, good night! since thou hast brought That hour upon my morn of age; Henceforth I quit thee from […]

A Fit of Rhyme against Rhyme

Rhyme, the rack of finest wits, That expresseth but by fits True conceit, Spoiling senses of their treasure, Cozening judgment […]

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