English poetry

Poems in English

On No Work Of Words

On no work of words now for three lean months in the bloody Belly of the rich year and the […]

Then Was My Neophyte

Then was my neophyte, Child in white blood bent on its knees Under the bell of rocks, Ducked in the […]

Now

Now Say nay, Man dry man, Dry lover mine The deadrock base and blow the flowered anchor, Should he, for […]

Twenty-Four Years

Twenty-four years remind the tears of my eyes. (Bury the dead for fear that they walk to the grave in […]

In The Beginning

In the beginning was the three-pointed star, One smile of light across the empty face, One bough of bone across […]

A Letter To My Aunt

A Letter To My Aunt Discussing The Correct Approach To Modern Poetry To you, my aunt, who would explore The […]

There Was A Saviour

There was a saviour Rarer than radium, Commoner than water, crueller than truth; Children kept from the sun Assembled at […]

Poem On His Birthday

In the mustardseed sun, By full tilt river and switchback sea Where the cormorants scud, In his house on stilts […]

On A Wedding Anniversary

The sky is torn across This ragged anniversary of two Who moved for three years in tune Down the long […]

Not From This Anger

Not from this anger, anticlimax after Refusal struck her loin and the lame flower Bent like a beast to lap […]

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