English poetry

Poems in English

Tormented

I will not reason, wrestle here with you, Though you pursue and worry me about; As well put forth my […]

Romance

To clasp you now and feel your head close-pressed, Scented and warm against my beating breast; To whisper soft and […]

Outcast

For the dim regions whence my fathers came My spirit, bondaged by the body, longs. Words felt, but never heard, […]

To One Coming North

At first you’ll joy to see the playful snow, Like white moths trembling on the tropic air, Or waters of […]

Homing Swallows

Swift swallows sailing from the Spanish main, O rain-birds racing merrily away From hill-tops parched with heat and sultry plain […]

On the Road

Roar of the rushing train fearfully rocking, Impatient people jammed in line for food, The rasping noise of cars together […]

The Wild Goat

O you would clothe me in silken frocks And house me from the cold, And bind with bright bands my […]

Russian Cathedral

Bow down my soul in worship very low And in the holy silences be lost. Bow down before the marble […]

North and South

O sweet are tropic lands for waking dreams! There time and life move lazily along. There by the banks of […]

Heritage

Now the dead past seems vividly alive, And in this shining moment I can trace, Down through the vista of […]

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