English poetry

Poems in English


THE WINDS, the stars, and the skies though wrought By the heavenly King yet know it not; And man who […]

Indian Song

SHADOWY-PETALLED, like the lotus, loom the mountains with their snows: Through the sapphire Soma rising such a flood of glory […]

Sung on a By-way

WHAT of all the will to do? It has vanished long ago, For a dream-shaft pierced it through From the […]

The Mountaineer

OH, at the eagle’s height To lie i’ the sweet of the sun, While veil after veil takes flight And […]

A Prayer

O HOLY SPIRIT of the Hazel, hearken now: Though shining suns and silver moons burn on the bough, And though […]


DARK head by the fireside brooding, Where upon your ears Whirlwinds of the earth intruding Sound in wrath and tears: […]

The Pain of Earth

DOES the earth grow grey with grief For her hero darling fled? Though her vales let fall no leaf, In […]


IN summer time, with high imaginings Of proud Crusaders and of Paynim kings, The children crowned themselves with famous names, […]


WHO are exiles? As for me Where beneath the diamond dome Lies the light on hill or tree, There my […]

The Twilight of Earth

THE WONDER of the world is o’er: The magic from the sea is gone: There is no unimagined shore, No […]

Heroic Love

WHEN our glowing dreams were dead, Ruined our heroic piles, Something in your dark eyes said: “Think no more of […]


STILL as the holy of holies breathes the vast, Within its crystal depths the stars grow dim; Fire on the […]

The Hour of the King

WHO would think this quiet breather From the world had taken flight? Yet within the form we see there Wakes […]

Natural Magic

WE air tired who follow after Phantasy and truth that flies: You with only look and laughter Stain our hearts […]


AS from our dream we died away Far off I felt the outer things; Your wind-blown tresses round me play, […]


WHERE are now the dreams divine, Fires that lit the dawning soul, As the ruddy colours shine Through an opal […]


THE HERO first thought it To him ’twas a deed: To those who retaught it, A chain on their speed. […]

Divine Visitation

THE HEAVENS lay hold on us: the starry rays Fondle with flickering fingers brow and eyes: A new enchantment lights […]

The Voice of the Waters

WHERE the Greyhound River windeth through a loneliness so deep, Scarce a wild fowl shakes the quiet that the purple […]

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