English poetry

Poems in English

Litany

You are the bread and the knife, The crystal goblet and the wine… – Jacques Crickillon You are the bread […]

The Art Of Drowning

I wonder how it all got started, this business About seeing your life flash before your eyes While you drown, […]

Invention

Tonight the moon is a cracker, With a bite out of it Floating in the night, And in a week […]

Dear Reader

Baudelaire considers you his brother, And Fielding calls out to you every few paragraphs As if to make sure you […]

Pinup

The murkiness of the local garage is not so dense That you cannot make out the calendar of pinup Drawings […]

Japan

Today I pass the time reading A favorite haiku, Saying the few words over and over. It feels like eating […]

Man Listening To Disc

This is not bad Ambling along 44th Street With Sonny Rollins for company, His music flowing through the soft calipers […]

Today

If ever there were a spring day so perfect, So uplifted by a warm intermittent breeze That it made you […]

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