English poetry

Poems in English

Goblin Market

MORNING and evening Maids heard the goblins cry: “Come buy our orchard fruits, Come buy, come buy: Apples and quinces, […]


I took my heart in my hand (O my love, O my love), I said: Let me fall or stand, […]

Maude Clare

Out of the church she followed them With a lofty step and mien: His bride was like a village maid, […]

The Three Enemies

THE FLESH “Sweet, thou art pale.” “More pale to see, Christ hung upon the cruel tree And bore His Father’s […]

Silent Noon

Your hands lie open in the long fresh grass, – The finger-points look through like rosy blooms: Your eyes smile […]

From Sunset to Star Rise

Go from me, summer friends, and tarry not: I am no summer friend, but wintry cold, A silly sheep benighted […]


O EARTH, lie heavily upon her eyes; Seal her sweet eyes weary of watching, Earth; Lie close around her; leave […]


It is a land with neither night nor day, Nor heat nor cold, nor any wind, nor rain, Nor hills […]

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