English poetry

Poems in English

Song

I SAW thee on thy bridal day – When a burning blush came o’er thee, Though happiness around thee lay, […]

To My Mother

Because I feel that, in the Heavens above, The angels, whispering to one another, Can find, among their burning terms […]

In Youth I have Known One

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

To One In Paradise

Thou wast all that to me, love, For which my soul did pine- A green isle in the sea, love, […]

Tamerlane

Kind solace in a dying hour! Such, father, is not (now) my theme- I will not madly deem that power […]

The Lake

In spring of youth it was my lot To haunt of the wide world a spot The which I could […]

Spirits Of The Dead

Thy soul shall find itself alone ‘Mid dark thoughts of the grey tomb-stone; Not one, of all the crowd, to […]

Dreamland

By a route obscure and lonely, Haunted by ill angels only, Where an Eidolon, named NIGHT, On a black throne […]

The Raven

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten […]

Hymn

At morn – at noon – at twilight dim- Maria! thou hast heard my hymn! In joy and woe – […]

Serenade

So sweet the hour, so calm the time, I feel it more than half a crime, When Nature sleeps and […]

Eulalie

I dwelt alone In a world of moan, And my soul was a stagnant tide, Till the fair and gentle […]

Sancta Maria

Sancta Maria! turn thine eyes – Upon the sinner’s sacrifice, Of fervent prayer and humble love, From thy holy throne […]

The Valley Of Unrest

Once it smiled a silent dell Where the people did not dwell; They had gone unto the wars, Trusting to […]

Fairy-Land

Dim vales – and shadowy floods- And cloudy-looking woods, Whose forms we can’t discover For the tears that drip all […]

The Forest Reverie

‘Tis said that when The hands of men Tamed this primeval wood, And hoary trees with groans of woe, Like […]