English poetry

Poems in English

A Song

For Mercy, Courage, Kindness, Mirth, There is no measure upon earth. Nay, they wither, root and stem, If an end […]

The Healers

In a vision of the night I saw them, In the battles of the night. ‘Mid the roar and the […]

The House That Was

Of the old house, only a few, crumbled Courses of brick, smothered in nettle and dock, Or a shaped stone […]

Nothing is enough!

No, though our all be spent Heart’s extremest love, Spirit’s whole intent, All that nerve can feel, All that brain […]

The Burning of the Leaves

Now is the time for the burning of the leaves, They go to the fire; the nostrils prick with smoke […]

The Zeppelin

Guns! far and near Quick, sudden, angry, They startle the still street, Upturned faces appear, Doors open on darkness, There […]

O World, be Nobler

O WORLD, be nobler, for her sake! If she but knew thee what thou art, What wrongs are borne, what […]

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