English poetry

Poems in English

The Bachelor's Soliloquy

To wed, or not to wed; that is the question; Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The bills […]


I’ve trod the links with many a man, And played him club for club; ‘Tis scarce a year since I […]

A Toast to the Men

Here’s to the men! Since Adam’s time They’ve always been the same; Whenever anything goes wrong, The woman is to […]

On Quitting

How much grit do you think you’ve got? Can you quit a thing that you like a lot? You may […]


My father knows the proper way The nation should be run; He tells us children every day Just what should […]

Hard Luck

Ain’t no use as I can see In sittin’ underneath a tree An’ growlin’ that your luck is bad, An’ […]


Gettin’ together to smile an’ rejoice, An’ eatin’ an’ laughin’ with folks of your choice; An’ kissin’ the girls an’ […]

The Little Orphan

The crowded street his playground is, a patch of blue his sky; A puddle in a vacant lot his sea […]

See it Through

When you’re up against a trouble, Meet it squarely, face to face; Lift your chin and set your shoulders, Plant […]