English poetry

Poems in English

My Comrade

Out from my window westward I turn full oft my face; But the mountains rebuke the vision That would encompass […]

Going Away

Walking to-day on the Common, I heard a stranger say To a friend who was standing near him, ‘Do you […]

Ambition’s Trail

If all the end of this continuous striving Were simply to attain, How poor would seem the planning and contriving […]

Angel Or Demon

You call me an angel of love and of light, A being of goodness and heavenly fire, Sent out from […]


cIn the midnight of darkness and terror, When I would grope nearer to God, With my back to a record […]

A Song Of Life

In the rapture of life and of living, I lift up my head and rejoice, And I thank the great […]

Love’s Language

How does Love speak? In the faint flush upon the tell-tale cheek, And in the pallor that succeeds it; by […]


Smile a little, smile a little, As you go along, Not alone when life is pleasant, But when things go […]


Let us begin, dear love, where we left off; Tie up the broken threads of that old dream; And go […]

Only Dreams

A maiden sat in teh sunset glow Of the shadowy, beautiful Long Ago, That we see through a mist of […]

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