English poetry

Poems in English

A Noon Interval

A deep, delicious hush in earth and sky A gracious lull since, from its wakening, The morn has been a […]


Who has not wanted, does not guess What plenty is. Who has not groped In depths of doubt and hopelessness, […]

Wet-weather Talk

It hain’t no use to grumble and complane; It’s jest as cheap and easy to rejoice. When God sorts out […]

A Parting Guest

What delightful hosts are they Life and Love! Lingeringly I turn away, This late hour, yet glad enough They have […]

The Rapture of the Year

While skies glint bright with bluest light Through clouds that race o’er fields and town, And leaves go dancing left […]

The Harper

Like a drift of faded blossoms Caught in a slanting rain, His fingers glimpsed down the strings of his harp […]

A Poet’s Wooing

I woo’d a woman once, But she was sharper than an eastern wind. Tennyson “What may I do to make […]

A Summer Afternoon

A languid atmosphere, a lazy breeze, With labored respiration, moves the wheat From distant reaches, till the golden seas Break […]


Her hair was, oh, so dense a blur Of darkness, midnight envied her; And stars grew dimmer in the skies […]

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