English poetry

Poems in English

In a Southern Garden

WHEN the tall bamboos are clicking to the restless little breeze, And bats begin their jerky skimming flight, And the […]

Burning Off

They’re burning off at the Rampadells, The tawny flames uprise, With greedy licking around the trees; The fierce breath sears […]

My Country

My Country The love of field and coppice Of green and shaded lanes, Of ordered woods and gardens Is running […]

The Open Sea

From my window I can see, Where the sandhills dip, One far glimpse of open sea. Just a slender slip […]


This life that we call our own Is neither strong nor free; A flame in the wind of death, It […]