English poetry

Poems in English

Two Lovers

Two lovers by a moss-grown spring: They leaned soft cheeks together there, Mingled the dark and sunny hair, And heard […]

Count That Day Lost

If you sit down at set of sun And count the acts that you have done, And, counting, find One […]

Mid My Gold-Brown Curls

‘Mid my gold-brown curls There twined a silver hair: I plucked it idly out And scarcely knew ’twas there. Coiled […]

I Grant You Ample Leave

“I grant you ample leave To use the hoary formula ‘I am’ Naming the emptiness where thought is not; But […]

In a London Drawingroom

The sky is cloudy, yellowed by the smoke. For view there are the houses opposite Cutting the sky with one […]


You love the roses – so do I. I wish The sky would rain down roses, as they rain From […]

God Needs Antonio

Your soul was lifted by the wings today Hearing the master of the violin: You praised him, praised the great […]

The Choir Invisible

Oh, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their […]