English poetry

Poems in English

Heroes

This war’s dead heroes, who has seen them? They rise in smoke above the burning city, Faint clouds, dissolving into […]

Seed

From star to star, from sun and spring and leaf, And almost audible flowers whose sound is silence, And in […]

Worry About Money

Wearing worry about money like a hair shirt I lie down in my bed and wrestle with my angel. My […]

Far-Darting Apollo

I saw the sun step like a gentleman Dressed in black and proud as sin. I saw the sun walk […]

Confessions

Wanting to know all I overlooked each particle Containing the whole Unknowable. Intent on one great love, perfect, Requited and […]

Paradise Seed

Where is the seed Of the tree felled, Of the forest burned, Or living root Under ash and cinders? From […]