English poetry

Poems in English


Historion

No man hath dared to write this thing as yet, And yet I know, how that the souls of all […]

Taking Leave of a Friend

Blue mountains to the north of the walls, White river winding about them; Here we must make separation And go […]

Cantico del Sole

The thought of what America would be like If the Classics had a wide circulation Troubles my sleep, The thought […]

Before Sleep

The lateral vibrations caress me, They leap and caress me, They work pathetically in my favour, They seek my financial […]

The Tree

I stood still and was a tree amid the wood, Knowing the truth of things unseen before; Of Daphne and […]

Meditatio

When I carefully consider the curious habits of dogs I am compelled to conclude That man is the superior animal. […]

Masks

These tales of old disguisings, are they not Strange myths of souls that found themselves among Unwonted folk that spake […]

Francesca

You came in out of the night And there were flowers in your hand, Now you will come out of […]

Portrait d'Une Femme

Your mind and you are our Sargasso Sea, London has swept about you this score years And bright ships left […]

The Garret

Come, let us pity those who are better off than we are. Come, my friend, and remember that the rich […]

Nicotine

Hymn to the Dope Goddess of the murmuring courts, Nicotine, my Nicotine, Houri of the mystic sports, Trailing-robed in gabardine, […]

Dance Figure

For the Marriage in Cana of Galilee Dark-eyed, O woman of my dreams, Ivory sandalled, There is none like thee […]

Ballad for Gloom

For God, our God is a gallant foe That playeth behind the veil. I have loved my God as a […]

Ione, Dead the Long Year

Empty are the ways, Empty are the ways of this land And the flowers Bend over with heavy heads. They […]

The Return

See, they return; ah, see the tentative Movements, and the slow feet, The trouble in the pace and the uncertain […]

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