English poetry

Poems in English

Answers

I keep my answers small and keep them near; Big questions bruised my mind but still I let Small answers […]

Absence

I visited the place where we last met. Nothing was changed, the gardens were well-tended, The fountains sprayed their usual […]

Delay

The radiance of the star that leans on me Was shining years ago. The light that now Glitters up there […]

A Chorus

Over the surging tides and the mountain kingdoms, Over the pastoral valleys and the meadows, Over the cities with their […]

In a Garden

When the gardener has gone this garden Looks wistful and seems waiting an event. It is so spruce, a metaphor […]

Accepted

You are no longer young, Nor are you very old. There are homes where those belong. You know you do […]

One Flesh

Lying apart now, each in a separate bed, He with a book, keeping the light on late, She like a […]

Friday

We nailed the hands long ago, Wove the thorns, took up the scourge and shouted For excitement’s sake, we stood […]