English poetry

Poems in English


Thou two-faced year, Mother of Change and Fate, Didst weep when Spain cast forth with flaming sword, The children of […]


Oft have I brooded on defeat and pain, The pathos of the stupid, stumbling throng. These I ignore to-day and […]

To R. W. E

As when a father dies, his children draw About the empty hearth, their loss to cheat With uttered praise & […]


The fervent, pale-faced Mother ere she sleep, Looks out upon the zigzag-lighted square, The beautiful bare trees, the blue night-air, […]


Therefore I dare reveal my private woe, The secret blots of my imperfect heart, Nor strive to shrink or swell […]

The New Colossus

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, […]

The Supreme Sacrifice

Well-nigh two thousand years hath Israel Suffered the scorn of man for love of God; Endured the outlaw’s ban, the […]

Long Island Sound

I see it as it looked one afternoon In August,-by a fresh soft breeze o’erblown. The swiftness of the tide, […]

Venus of the Louvre

Down the long hall she glistens like a star, The foam-born mother of Love, transfixed to stone, Yet none the […]