English poetry

Poems in English

Chaplinesque

We will make our meek adjustments, Contented with such random consolations As the wind deposits In slithered and too ample […]

To Brooklyn Bridge

How many dawns, chill from his rippling rest The seagull’s wings shall dip and pivot him, Shedding white rings of […]

The Visible, The Untrue

Yes, I being The terrible puppet of my dreams, shall Lavish this on you- The dense mine of the orchid, […]

Forgetfulness

Forgetfulness is like a song That, freed from beat and measure, wanders. Forgetfulness is like a bird whose wings are […]

Interior

It sheds a shy solemnity, This lamp in our poor room. O grey and gold amenity, Silence and gentle gloom! […]

Legend

As silent as a mirror is believed Realities plunge in silence by. . . I am not ready for repentance; […]

At Melville’s Tomb

Often beneath the wave, wide from this ledge The dice of drowned men’s bones he saw bequeath An embassy. Their […]

Carmen De Boheme

Sinuously winding through the room On smokey tongues of sweetened cigarettes, Plaintive yet proud the cello tones resume The andante […]