English poetry

Poems in English

THE CHRISTMAS-BOX

THIS box, mine own sweet darling, thou wilt find With many a varied sweetmeat’s form supplied; The fruits are they […]

LIKE AND LIKE

A FAIR bell-flower Sprang tip from the ground; And early its fragrance It shed all around; A bee came thither […]

IN SUMMER

How plain and height With dewdrops are bright! How pearls have crown’d The plants all around! How sighs the breeze […]

THE WANDERER’S NIGHT-SONG

THOU who comest from on high, Who all woes and sorrows stillest, Who, for twofold misery, Hearts with twofold balsam […]

THREATENING SIGNS

IF Venus in the evening sky Is seen in radiant majesty, If rod-like comets, red as blood, Are ‘mongst the […]

THE DANCE OF DEATH

THE warder looks down at the mid hour of night, On the tombs that lie scatter’d below: The moon fills […]

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