English poetry

Poems in English

At Baia

I should have thought In a dream you would have brought Some lovely, perilous thing, Orchids piled in a great […]

Stars Wheel in Purple

Stars wheel in purple, yours is not so rare As Hesperus, nor yet so great a star As bright Aldeboran […]

Sheltered Garden

I have had enough. I gasp for breath. Every way ends, every road, Every foot-path leads at last To the […]

Cassandra

O Hymen king. Hymen, O Hymen king, What bitter thing is this? What shaft, tearing my heart? What scar, what […]

From Citron-Bower

From citron-bower be her bed, Cut from branch of tree a-flower, Fashioned for her maidenhead. From Lydian apples, sweet of […]

Evadne

I first tasted under Apollo’s lips, Love and love sweetness, I, Evadne; My hair is made of crisp violets Or […]

Pear Tree

Silver dust Lifted from the earth, Higher than my arms reach, You have mounted. O silver, Higher than my arms […]

Cities

Can we believe by an effort Comfort our hearts: It is not waste all this, Not placed here in disgust, […]

Sea Poppies

Amber husk Fluted with gold, Fruit on the sand Marked with a rich grain, Treasure Spilled near the shrub-pines To […]

At Ithaca

Over and back, The long waves crawl And track the sand with foam; Night darkens, and the sea Takes on […]

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