English poetry

Poems in English

Autumn Birds

The wild duck startles like a sudden thought, And heron slow as if it might be caught. The flopping crows […]


Christmass is come and every hearth Makes room to give him welcome now Een want will dry its tears in […]

To A Fallen Elm

Old Elm that murmured in our chimney top The sweetest anthem autumn ever made And into mellow whispering calms would […]


Come queen of months in company Wi all thy merry minstrelsy The restless cuckoo absent long And twittering swallows chimney […]

The Nightingale’s Nest

Up this green woodland-ride let’s softly rove, And list the nightingale – she dwells just here. Hush! let the wood-gate […]

Evening Primrose

When once the sun sinks in the west, And dewdrops pearl the evening’s breast; Almost as pale as moonbeams are, […]

The Cuckoo

The cuckoo, like a hawk in flight, With narrow pointed wings Whews o’er our heads-soon out of sight And as […]

The Shepherd’s Tree

Huge elm, with rifted trunk all notched and scarred, Like to a warrior’s destiny! I love To stretch me often […]

The Thrush’s Nest

Within a thick and spreading hawthorn bush That overhung a molehill large and round, I heard from morn to morn […]

The Maple Tree

The Maple with its tassell flowers of green That turns to red, a stag horn shap├Ęd seed Just spreading out […]