English poetry

Poems in English

Late Love

How they strut about, people in love, How tall they grow, pleased with themselves, Their hair, glossy, their skin shining. […]

That Distance Apart

I am only nineteen My whole life is changing Tonight I see her Shuttered eyes in my dreams I cannot […]


I always looked out at the world, And wondered if the world looked back at me, Standing on the edge […]

Baby Lazarus

When I got home I went out into the garden Liking it when the frost bit My old brown boots […]

The Mother Poem (two)

I always wanted to give birth Do that incredible natural thing That women do-I nearly broke down When I heard […]