English poetry

Poems in English

Prayer

Over a dock railing, I watch the minnows, thousands, swirl Themselves, each a minuscule muscle, but also, without the Way […]

Mind

The slow overture of rain, Each drop breaking Without breaking into The next, describes The unrelenting, syncopated Mind. Not unlike […]

Manteau Three

In the fairy tale the sky makes of itself a coat Because it needs you to put it On. How […]

Salmon

I watched them once, at dusk, on television, run, In our motel room half-way through Nebraska, quick, glittering, past beauty, […]

The Way Things Work

is by admitting Or opening away. This is the simplest form Of current: Blue Moving through blue; Blue through purple; […]

Underneath (9)

Spring Up, up you go, you must be introduced. You must learn belonging to (no-one) Drenched in the white veil […]

Le Manteau De Pascal

I have put on my great coat it is cold. It is an outer garment. Coarse, woolen. Of unknown origin. […]

The Surface

It has a hole in it. Not only where I concentrate. The river still ribboning, twisting up, into its re- […]

To A Friend Going Blind

Today, because I couldn’t find the shortcut through, I had to walk this town’s entire inner Perimeter to find Where […]

San Sepolcro

In this blue light I can take you there, Snow having made me a world of bone Seen through to. […]