English poetry

Poems in English

Colder

He was six foot four, and forty-six And even colder than he thought he was James Thurber, The Thirteen Clocks […]

The Artist as an Old Man

If you ask him he will talk for hours How at fourteen he hammered signs, fingers Raw with cold, and […]

Ordinary Miracles

Spring, rainbows, Ordinary miracles About which Nothing new can be said. The stars on a clear night Of a New […]

The Poet Fears Failure

The poet fears failure & so she says “Hold on pen What if the critics Hate me?” & with that […]

For an Earth-Landing

the sky sinks its blue teeth Into the mountains. Rising on pure will (the lurch & lift-off, The sudden swing […]

Nursing You

On the first night Of the full moon, The primeval sack of ocean Broke, & I gave birth to you […]