English poetry

Poems in English

How pleasant to know Mr. Lear

How pleasant to know Mr. Lear, Who has written such volumes of stuff. Some think him ill-tempered and queer, But […]

The Table And The Chair

Said the table to the chair, “You can scarcely be aware How I suffer from the heat And from blisters […]

The Dong with a Luminous Nose

When awful darkness and silence reign Over the great Gromboolian plain, Through the long, long wintry nights; When the angry […]

The Two Old Bachelors

Two old Bachelors were living in one house; One caught a Muffin, the other caught a Mouse. Said he who […]

The Jumblies

I They went to sea in a Sieve, they did, In a Sieve they went to sea: In spite of […]

The Owl And The Pussy-Cat

I The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea In a beautiful pea green boat, They took some honey, and […]

The Akond of Swat

Who, or why, or which, or what, Is the Akond of SWAT? Is he tall or short, or dark or […]