English poetry

Poems in English


To what purpose, April, do you return again? Beauty is not enough. You can no longer quiet me with the […]


I drank at every vine. The last was like the first. I came upon no wine So wonderful as thirst. […]

The Curse

Oh, lay my ashes on the wind That blows across the sea. And I shall meet a fisherman Out of […]

Autumn Daybreak

Cold wind of autumn, blowing loud At dawn, a fortnight overdue, Jostling the doors, and tearing through My bedroom to […]

Memorial To D. C

(Vassar College, 1918) O, loveliest throat of all sweet throats, Where now no more the music is, With hands that […]

Song Of A Second April

April this year, not otherwise Than April of a year ago, Is full of whispers, full of sighs, Of dazzling […]

Mist In The Valley

These hills, to hurt me more, That am hurt already enough,- Having left the sea behind, Having turned suddenly and […]

The Betrothal

Oh, come, my lad, or go, my lad, And love me if you like. I shall not hear the door […]

To A Poet That Died Young

Minstrel, what have you to do With this man that, after you, Sharing not your happy fate, Sat as England’s […]


Hard seeds of hate I planted That should by now be grown,- Rough stalks, and from thick stamens A poisonous […]

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