English poetry

Poems in English

Penelope

In the pathway of the sun, In the footsteps of the breeze, Where the world and sky are one, He […]

Neither Bloody Nor Bowed

They say of me, and so they should, It’s doubtful if I come to good. I see acquaintances and friends […]

The Dark Girl’s Rhyme

Who was there had seen us Wouldn’t bid him run? Heavy lay between us All our sires had done. There […]

Song in a Minor Key

There’s a place I know where the birds swing low, And wayward vines go roaming, Where the lilacs nod, and […]

The Trifler

Death’s the lover that I’d be taking; Wild and fickle and fierce is he. Small’s his care if my heart […]

Indian Summer

In youth, it was a way I had To do my best to please, And change, with every passing lad, […]

The Lady’s Reward

Lady, lady, never start Conversation toward your heart; Keep your pretty words serene; Never murmur what you mean. Show yourself, […]

The White Lady

I cannot rest, I cannot rest In straight and shiny wood, My woven hands upon my breast The dead are […]

Renunciation

Chloe’s hair, no doubt, was brighter; Lydia’s mouth more sweetly sad; Hebe’s arms were rather whiter; Languorous-lidded Helen had Eyes […]

The Red Dress

I always saw, I always said If I were grown and free, I’d have a gown of reddest red As […]

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