English poetry

Poems in English

A Dream

In visions of the dark night I have dreamed of joy departed- But a waking dream of life and light […]

The City In The Sea

Lo! Death has reared himself a throne In a strange city lying alone Far down within the dim West, Where […]


In Heaven a spirit doth dwell “Whose heart-strings are a lute”; None sing so wildly well As the angel Israfel, […]

The Sleeper

At midnight, in the month of June, I stand beneath the mystic moon. An opiate vapor, dewy, dim, Exhales from […]

The Coliseum

Type of the antique Rome! Rich reliquary Of lofty contemplation left to Time By buried centuries of pomp and power! […]

To One Departed

Seraph! thy memory is to me Like some enchanted far-off isle In some tumultuous sea – Some ocean vexed as […]


Gaily bedight, A gallant knight, In sunshine and in shadow, Had journeyed long, Singing a song, In search of Eldorado. […]

An Enigma

“Seldom we find,” says Solomon Don Dunce, “Half an idea in the profoundest sonnet. Through all the flimsy things we […]


A dark unfathomed tide Of interminable pride – A mystery, and a dream, Should my early life seem; I say […]


How often we forget all time, when lone Admiring Nature’s universal throne; Her woods – her wilds – her mountains […]

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