English poetry

Poems in English

Immortal love, forever full

Immortal love, forever full, Forever flowing free, Forever shared, forever whole, A never ebbing sea! Our outward lips confess the […]

The Worship of Nature

The harp at Nature’s advent strung Has never ceased to play; The song the stars of morning sung Has never […]

The Pipes At Lucknow

Pipes of the misty moorlands, Voice of the glens and hills; The droning of the torrents, The treble of the […]

My Triumph

The autumn-time has come; On woods that dream of bloom, And over purpling vines, The low sun fainter shines. The […]

The Frost Spirit

He comes, – he comes, – the Frost Spirit comes! You may trace his footsteps now On the naked woods […]

The Barefoot Boy

Blessings on thee, little man, Barefoot boy, with cheek of tan! With thy turned-up pantaloons, And thy merry whistled tunes; […]

Stanzas for the Times

Is this the land our fathers loved, The freedom which they toiled to win? Is this the soil whereon they […]

What the Birds Said

The birds against the April wind Flew northward, singing as they flew; They sang, “The land we leave behind Has […]

Barclay Of Ury

Up the streets of Aberdeen, By the kirk and college green, Rode the Laird of Ury; Close behind him, close […]

An Autograph

I write my name as one, On sands by waves o’errun Or winter’s frosted pane, Traces a record vain. Oblivion’s […]

A Word for the Hour

The firmament breaks up. In black eclipse Light after light goes out. One evil star, Luridly glaring through the smoke […]


O CHRIST of God! whose life and death Our own have reconciled, Most quietly, most tenderly Take home thy star-named […]

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