English poetry

Poems in English

The Seed-At-Zero

The seed-at-zero shall not storm That town of ghosts, the trodden womb, With her rampart to his tapping, No god-in-hero […]

A Child's Christmas In Wales

One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea-town corner now and out of all sound […]

O Make Me A Mask

O make me a mask and a wall to shut from your spies Of the sharp, enamelled eyes and the […]

Poem In October

It was my thirtieth year to heaven Woke to my hearing from harbour and neighbour wood And the mussel pooled […]

My Hero Bares His Nerves

My hero bares his nerves along my wrist That rules from wrist to shoulder, Unpacks the head that, like a […]

I See The Boys Of Summer

I I see the boys of summer in their ruin Lay the gold tithings barren, Setting no store by harvest, […]

Ears In The Turrets Hear

Ears in the turrets hear Hands grumble on the door, Eyes in the gables see The fingers at the locks. […]

I Have Longed To Move Away

I have longed to move away From the hissing of the spent lie And the old terrors’ continual cry Growing […]

Our Eunuch Dreams

I Our eunuch dreams, all seedless in the light, Of light and love the tempers of the heart, Whack their […]

January 1939

Because the pleasure-bird whistles after the hot wires, Shall the blind horse sing sweeter? Convenient bird and beast lie lodged […]

Was There A Time

Was there a time when dancers with their fiddles In children’s circuses could stay their troubles? There was a time […]

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