English poetry

Poems in English

The Wife a-Lost

Since I noo mwore do zee your feace, Up steairs or down below, I’ll zit me in the lwonesome pleace, […]

The Geate a-Vallen to

In the zunsheen of our zummers Wi’ the hay time now a-come, How busy wer we out a-vield Wi’ vew […]


Verwunschnes Wolkenschloß, in dem wir treiben… Wer weiß, ob wir nicht schon durch viele Himmel So ziehen mit verglasten Augen? […]

The Girt Woak Tree

The girt woak tree that’s in the dell! There’s noo tree I do love so well; Vor times an’ times […]

The Broken Heart

News o’ grief had overteaken Dark-eyed Fanny, now vorseaken; There she zot, wi’ breast a-heaven, While vrom zide to zide, […]

My Orcha'd in Linden Lea

‘Ithin the woodlands, flow’ry gleaded, By the woak tree’s mossy moot, The sheenen grass-bleades, timber-sheaded, Now do quiver under voot; […]

Easter Zunday

Last Easter Jim put on his blue Frock cwoat, the vu’st time-vier new; Wi’ yollow buttons all o’ brass, That […]


Green mwold on zummer bars do show That they’ve a-dripped in winter wet; The hoof-worn ring o’ groun’ below The […]

Woak Hill

When sycamore leaves wer a-spreaden Green-ruddy in hedges, Bezide the red doust o’ the ridges, A-dried at Woak Hill; I […]

Zummer An' Winter

When I led by zummer streams The pride o’ Lea, as naighbours thought her, While the zun, wi’ evenen beams, […]

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