English poetry

Poems in English

The Poet And The Bird

Said a people to a poet -” Go out from among us straightway! While we are thinking earthly things, thou […]

Grief

I tell you hopeless grief is passionless, That only men incredulous of despair, Half-taught in anguish, through the midnight air […]

Past And Future

MY future will not copy fair my past On any leaf but Heaven’s. Be fully done Supernal Will! I would […]

Exaggeration

WE overstate the ills of life, and take Imagination (given us to bring down The choirs of singing angels overshone […]

Tears

THANK God, bless God, all ye who suffer not More grief than ye can weep for. That is well That […]

Comfort

SPEAK low to me, my Saviour, low and sweet From out the hallelujahs, sweet and low Lest I should fear […]

Pain In Pleasure

A THOUGHT ay like a flower upon mine heart, And drew around it other thoughts like bees For multitude and […]

The Cry Of The Children

Do ye hear the children weeping, O my brothers, Ere the sorrow comes with years? They are leaning their young […]

The Lady’s Yes

“Yes,” I answered you last night; “No,” this morning, Sir, I say. Colours seen by candlelight, Will not look the […]

The Soul’s Expression

WITH stammering lips and insufficient sound I strive and struggle to deliver right That music of my nature, day and […]

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