English poetry

Poems in English


WHEN twilight flutters the mountains over, The faery lights from the earth unfold: And over the caves enchanted hover The […]


THE MIGHT that shaped itself through storm and stress In chaos, here is lulled in breathing sweet; Under the long […]


TWILIGHT, a blossom grey in shadowy valleys dwells: Under the radiant dark the deep blue-tinted bells In quietness reГЇmage heaven […]


HERE where the loves of others close The vision of my heart begins. The wisdom that within us grows Is […]


THE CHILDREN were shouting together And racing along the sands, A glimmer of dancing shadows, A dovelike flutter of hands. […]

The Virgin Mother

WHO is that goddess to whom men should pray, But her from whom their hearts have turned away, Out of […]

The Master Singer

A LAUGHTER in the diamond air, a music in the trembling grass; And one by one the words of light […]

The Child of Destiny

THIS is the hero-heart of the enchanted isle, Whom now the twilight children tenderly enfold, Pat with their pearly palms […]


NOW the rooftree of the midnight spreading, Buds in citron, green, and blue: From afar its mystic odours shedding, Child, […]

Star Teachers

EVEN as a bird sprays many-coloured fires, The plumes of paradise, the dying light Rays through the fevered air in […]

A New Being

I KNOW myself no more, my child, Since thou art come to me, Pity so tender and so wild Hath […]

A Midnight Meditation

HOW often have I said, “We may not grieve for the immortal dead.” And now, poor blenchèd heart, Thy ruddy […]

Light and Dark

NOT the soul that’s whitest Wakens love the sweetest: When the heart is lightest Oft the charm is fleetest. While […]

On a Hill-top

BEARDED with dewy grass the mountains thrust Their blackness high into the still grey light, Deepening to blue: far up […]

An Irish Face

NOT her own sorrow only that hath place Upon yon gentle face. Too slight have been her childhood’s years to […]

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