English poetry

Poems in English

The Best Cigarette

There are many that I miss Having sent my last one out a car window Sparking along the road one […]


The name of the author is the first to go Followed obediently by the title, the plot, The heartbreaking conclusion, […]

Study In Orange And White

I knew that James Whistler was part of the Paris scene, But I was still surprised when I found the […]

The First Dream

The Wind is ghosting around the house tonight And as I lean against the door of sleep I begin to […]


Remember the 1340’s? We were doing a dance called the Catapult. You always wore brown, the color craze of the […]

Walking Across The Atlantic

I wait for the holiday crowd to clear the beach Before stepping onto the first wave. Soon I am walking […]

Snow Day

Today we woke up to a revolution of snow, Its white flag waving over everything, The landscape vanished, Not a […]


You are so beautiful and I am a fool To be in love with you Is a theme that keeps […]


Sometimes the notes are ferocious, Skirmishes against the author Raging along the borders of every page In tiny black script. […]


They say you can jinx a poem If you talk about it before it is done. If you let it […]

Shoveling Snow With Buddha

In the usual iconography of the temple or the local Wok You would never see him doing such a thing, […]

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