English poetry

Poems in English

A Pause

They made the chamber sweet with flowers and leaves, And the bed sweet with flowers on which I lay; While […]

A Study (A Soul)

She stands as pale as Parian statues stand; Like Cleopatra when she turned at bay, And felt her strength above […]

Passing away, saith the World

Passing away, saith the World, passing away: Chances, beauty and youth, sapp’d day by day: Thy life never continueth in […]

De Profundis

Oh why is heaven built so far, Oh why is earth set so remote? I cannot reach the nearest star […]

The Convent Threshold

There’s blood between us, love, my love, There’s father’s blood, there’s brother’s blood, And blood’s a bar I cannot pass. […]

By The Sea

Why does the sea moan evermore? Shut out from heaven it makes its moan, It frets against the boundary shore; […]

Fluttered Wings

The splendour of the kindling day, The splendor of the setting sun, These move my soul to wend its way, […]

The First Day

I wish I could remember the first day, First hour, first moment of your meeting me; If bright or dim […]

A Daughter Of Eve

A fool I was to sleep at noon, And wake when night is chilly Beneath the comfortless cold moon; A […]

Cousin Kate

I was a cottage maiden Hardened by sun and air Contented with my cottage mates, Not mindful I was fair. […]

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