English poetry

Poems in English


Amid fear and suspicions, With agitated mind and frightened eyes, We melt and plan how to act To avoid the […]

The God Abandons Antony

When suddenly, at midnight, you hear An invisible procession going by With exquisite music, voices, Don’t mourn your luck that’s […]

I Went

I did not restrain myself. I let go entirely and went. To the pleasures that were half real And half […]


Honor to those who in the life they lead Define and guard a Thermopylae. Never betraying what is right, Consistent […]


Partly to verify an era, Partly also to pass the time, Last night I picked up a collection Of Ptolemaic […]

Morning Sea

Let me stop here. Let me, too, look at nature awhile. The brilliant blue of the morning sea, of the […]

The Satrapy

What a misfortune, although you are made For fine and great works This unjust fate of yours always Denies you […]


The years of my youth, my sensual life How clearly I see their meaning now. What needless repentances, how futile…. […]

The First Step

The young poet Evmenis Complained one day to Theocritus: “I’ve been writing for two years now And I’ve composed only […]

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