English poetry

Poems in English

The Flea

Mark but this flea, and mark in this, How little that which thou deny’st me is; It sucked me first, […]

Elegy III: Change

Although thy hand and faith, and good works too, Have sealed thy love which nothing should undo, Yea though thou […]

Love’s Usury

For every hour that thou wilt spare me now I will allow, Usurious God of Love, twenty to thee, When […]

Elegy X: The Dream

Image of her whom I love, more than she, Whose fair impression in my faithful heart Makes me her medal, […]

Celestial Music

I have a friend who still believes in heaven. Not a stupid person, yet with all she knows, she literally […]

Elegy II: The Anagram

Marry, and love thy Flavia, for she Hath all things whereby others beautious be, For, though her eyes be small, […]

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