English poetry

Poems in English

The Meteorite

Among the hills a meteorite Lies huge; and moss has overgrown, And wind and rain with touches light Made soft, […]


I thought there would be a grave beauty, a sunset splendour In being the last of one’s kind: a topmost […]

An Expostulation

Against too many writers of science fiction Why did you lure us on like this, Light-year on light-year, through the […]

On Being Human

Angelic minds, they say, by simple intelligence Behold the Forms of nature. They discern Unerringly the Archtypes, all the verities […]

On a Vulgar Error

No. It’s an impudent falsehood. Men did not Invariably think the newer way Prosaic Mad, inelegant, or what not. Was […]

After Prayers, Lie Cold

Arise my body, my small body, we have striven Enough, and He is merciful; we are forgiven. Arise small body, […]

Evolutionary Hymn

Lead us, Evolution, lead us Up the future’s endless stair; Chop us, change us, prod us, weed us. For stagnation […]

Prelude to Space

An Epithaliamium So Man, grown vigorous now, Holds himself ripe to breed, Daily devises how To ejaculate his seed And […]

The Country of the Blind

Hard light bathed them-a whole nation of eyeless men, Dark bipeds not aware how they were maimed. A long Process, […]

The Condemned

There is a wildness still in England that will not feed In cages; it shrinks away from the touch of […]

As the Ruin Falls

All this is flashy rhetoric about loving you. I never had a selfless thought since I was born. I am […]