English poetry

Poems in English

Eel-Grass

No matter what I say, All that I really love Is the rain that flattens on the bay, And the […]

She is Overheard Singing

OH, Prue she has a patient man, And Joan a gentle lover, And Agatha’s Arth’ is a hug-the-hearth,­ But my […]

The Merry Maid

OH, I am grown so free from care Since my heart broke! I set my throat against the air, I […]

Wraith

“Thin Rain, whom are you haunting, That you haunt my door?” -Surely it is not I she’s wanting; Someone living […]

Ebb

I know what my heart is like Since your love died: It is like a hollow ledge Holding a little […]

Passer Mortuus Est

Death devours all lovely things; Lesbia with her sparrow Shares the darkness,-presently Every bed is narrow. Unremembered as old rain […]

Dirge

Boys and girls that held her dear, Do your weeping now; All you loved of her lies here. Brought to […]

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