English poetry

Poems in English

Unclean

I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert. I watch, and am […]

I Want to Pray

In the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom. Psalm 51 That young man Firing his Kalashnikov Into […]

Thy Name

My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? I will declare thy name unto my brethren…. Psalm 102 OK. […]

Rotgut

The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night. Psalm 121 On a hillside scattered with […]

Monster Minded

The wine of astonishment Is house wine at my house. The whiskey of it is a sauce We savor. The […]

1985

The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance; he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked. […]

Sackcloth

I made sackcloth also my garment; and I became a proverb to them. They that sit in the gate speak […]