English poetry

Poems in English

Though I Thy Mithridates Were

Though I thy Mithridates were, Framed to defy the poison-dart, Yet must thou fold me unaware To know the rapture […]

Be Not Sad

Be not sad because all men Prefer a lying clamour before you: Sweetheart, be at peace again – Can they […]

Love Came to Us

Love Came to Us Love came to us in time gone by When one at twilight shyly played And one […]

Nightpiece

Gaunt in gloom, The pale stars their torches, Enshrouded, wave. Ghostfires from heaven’s far verges faint illume, Arches on soaring […]

Lightly Come or Lightly Go

Lightly come or lightly go: Though thy heart presage thee woe, Vales and many a wasted sun, Oread let thy […]

Sleep Now, O Sleep Now

Sleep now, O sleep now, O you unquiet heart! A voice crying “Sleep now” Is heard in my heart. The […]

My Dove, My Beautiful One

My dove, my beautiful one, Arise, arise! The night-dew lies Upon my lips and eyes. The odorous winds are weaving […]

Strings in the Earth and Air

Strings in the earth and air Make music sweet; Strings by the river where The willows meet. There’s music along […]

O Cool Is the Valley Now

O cool is the valley now And there, love, will we go For many a choir is singing now Where […]

Tutto è Sciolto

A birdless heaven, seadusk, one lone star Piercing the west, As thou, fond heart, love’s time, so faint, so far, […]

At That Hour

At that hour when all things have repose, O lonely watcher of the skies, Do you hear the night wind […]

Flood

Goldbrown upon the sated flood The rockvine clusters lift and sway; Vast wings above the lambent waters brood Of sullen […]

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