English poetry

Poems in English

The Goose Fish

On the long shore, lit by the moon To show them properly alone, Two lovers suddenly embraced So that their […]

Insomnia I

Some nights it’s bound to be your best way out, When nightmare is the short end of the stick, When […]

Ozymandias II

I met a guy I used to know, who said: “You take your ’57 Karnak, now, The model that they […]


You know the old story Ann Landers tells About the houseife in her basement doing the wash? She’s wearing her […]

The Dependencies

This morning, between two branches of a tree Beside the door, epeira once again Has spun and signed his tapestry […]

Storm Windows

People are putting up storm windows now, Or were, this morning, until the heavy rain Drove them indoors. So, coming […]

The Lobster

Here at the Super Duper, in a glass tank Supplied by a rill of cold fresh water Running down a […]

A Spell before Winter

After the red leaf and the gold have gone, Brought down by the wind, then by hammering rain Bruised and […]

The Blue Swallows

Across the millstream below the bridge Seven blue swallows divide the air In shapes invisible and evanescent, Kaleidoscopic beyond the […]

Amateurs of Heaven

Two lovers to a midnight meadow came High in the hills, to lie there hand and hand Like effigies and […]


The waters deep, the waters dark, Reflect the seekers, hide the sought, Whether in water or in air to drown. […]

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