English poetry

Poems in English

A Task

In fear and trembling, I think I would fulfill my life Only if I brought myself to make a public […]

Magpiety

The same and not quite the same, I walked through oak forests Amazed that my Muse, Mnemosyne, Has in no […]

Woe!

It is true, our tribe is similar to the bees, It gathers honey of wisdom, carries it, stores it in […]

At a Certain Age

We wanted to confess our sins but there were no takers. White clouds refused to accept them, and the wind […]

What Does It Mean

It does not know it glitters It does not know it flies It does not know it is this not […]

Statue of a Couple

Your hand, my wonder, is now icy cold. The purest light of the celestial dome Has burned me through. And […]

Late Ripeness

Not soon, as late as the approach of my ninetieth year, I felt a door opening in me and I […]

And Yet The Books

And yet the books will be there on the shelves, separate beings, That appeared once, still wet As shining chestnuts […]