English poetry

Poems in English


There, a little right Of Ursus Major, is The Milky Way: A man can point it out, The biggest billionfold […]


The gh comes from rough, the o from women’s, And the ti from unmentionables presto: There’s the perfect English instance […]

Ghazal of the Better-Unbegun

Too volatile, am I? too voluble? too much a word-person? I blame the soup:I’m a primordially Stirred person. Two pronouns […]

With Due Respect To Thor

The dog has shrunk between the brake and clutch. His shaking shakes a two-ton truck. From a God So furious, […]

What He Thought

We were supposed to do a job in Italy And, full of our feeling for Ourselves (our sense of being […]


The literate are ill-prepared for this Snap in the line of life: The day turns a trick Of twisted tongues […]

Etymological Dirge

‘Twas grace that taught my heart to fear. Calm comes from burning. Tall comes from fast. Comely doesn’t come from […]