English poetry

Poems in English

Siren Song

I phone from time to time, to see if she’s Changed the music on her answerphone. ‘Tell me in two […]


The smell of ammonia in the entrance hall. The racing bike. The junk mail. The timer switch whose single naked […]

Bar Italia

How beautiful it would be to wait for you again In the usual place, Not looking at the door, Keeping […]

Her News

You paused for a moment and I heard you smoking On the other end of the line. I pictured your […]


Whether it was putting in an extra beat, Or leaving one out, I couldn’t tell. My heart seemed to have […]

Saturday Morning

Everyone who made love the night before Was walking around with flashing red lights On top of their heads-a white-haired […]