English poetry

Poems in English

The Artist's Duty

So it is the duty of the artist to discourage all traces of shame To extend all boundaries To fog […]

The Naked Land

A beast stands at my eye. I cook my senses in a dark fire. The old wombs rot and the […]

Fall of the Evening Star

Speak softly; sun going down Out of sight. Come near me now. Dear dying fall of wings as birds Complain […]


Wherever the dead are there they are and Nothing more. But you and I can expect To see angels in […]

The Slums

That should be obvious Of course it won’t Any fool knows that. Even in the winter. Consider for a moment. […]


The Dove walks with sticky feet Upon the green crowns of the almond tree, Its feathers smeared over with warmth […]

The Orange Bears

The Orange bears with soft friendly eyes Who played with me when I was ten, Christ, before I’d left home […]

Let Us Have Madness

Let us have madness openly. O men Of my generation. Let us follow The footsteps of this slaughtered age: See […]

Irkalla's White Caves

I believe that a young woman Is standing in a circle of lions In the other side of the sky. […]

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