English poetry

Poems in English

Away, Delights

AWAY, delights! go seek some other dwelling, For I must die. Farewell, false love! thy tongue is ever telling Lie […]

Aspatia’s Song

LAY a garland on my herse Of the dismal yew; Maidens, willow branches bear; Say, I died true. My love […]

Sleep

COME, Sleep, and with thy sweet deceiving Lock me in delight awhile; Let some pleasing dreams beguile All my fancies; […]

God Lyaeus

GOD Lyaeus, ever young, Ever honour’d, ever sung, Stain’d with blood of lusty grapes, In a thousand lusty shapes Dance […]

Melancholy

HENCE, all you vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly! There ‘s naught in […]

Hear, ye Ladies

HEAR, ye ladies that despise What the mighty Love has done; Fear examples and be wise: Fair Callisto was a […]