English poetry

Poems in English

The Colonel

What you have heard is true. I was in his house. His wife carried a tray of coffee and sugar. […]

The Garden Shukkei-en

By way of a vanished bridge we cross this river As a cloud of lifted snow would ascend a mountain. […]

The Morning Baking

Grandma, come back, I forgot How much lard for these rolls Think you can put yourself in the ground Like […]

Poem For Maya

Dipping our bread in oil tins We talked of morning peeling Open our rooms to a moment Of almonds, olives […]