English poetry

Poems in English

GONE

THE last, late guest To the gate we followed; Goodbye and the rest The night-wind swallowed. House, garden, street, Lay […]

WITH A WATER-LILY

SEE, dear, what thy lover brings; ‘Tis the flower with the white wings. Buoyed upon the quiet stream In the […]

THE MINER

BEETLING rock, with roar and smoke Break before my hammer-stroke! Deeper I must thrust and lower Till I hear the […]

IN THE PICTURE GALLERY

WITH palette laden She sat, as I passed her, A dainty maiden Before an Old Master. What mountain-top is She […]

TO THE SURVIVORS

NOW they sing the hero loud; But they sing him in his shroud. Torch he kindled for his land; On […]

BURNT SHIPS

TO skies that were brighter Turned he his prows; To gods that were lighter Made he his vows. The snow-land’s […]

MOUNTAIN LIFE

IN summer dusk the valley lies With far-flung shadow veil; A cloud-sea laps the precipice Before the evening gale: The […]

THANKS

HER griefs were the hours When my struggle was sore, Her joys were the powers That the climber upbore. Her […]