English poetry

Poems in English

The Eagle

He clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ring’d with the azure world, he […]

Crossing The Bar

Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When […]


I Airy, Fairy Lilian, Flitting, fairy Lilian, When I ask her if she love me, Claps her tiny hands above […]


Birds’ love and birds’ song Flying here and there, Birds’ songand birds’ love And you with gold for hair! Birds’ […]

The Grandmother

I. And Willy, my eldest-born, is gone, you say, little Anne? Ruddy and white, and strong on his legs, he […]

A Farewell

Flow down, cold rivulet, to the sea, Thy tribute wave deliver: No more by thee my steps shall be, For […]

Sea Dreams

A city clerk, but gently born and bred; His wife, an unknown artist’s orphan child One babe was theirs, a […]

By an Evolutionist

By an Evolutionist The Lord let the house of a brute to the soul of a man, And the man […]

The Princess (part 5)

Now, scarce three paces measured from the mound, We stumbled on a stationary voice, And ‘Stand, who goes?’ ‘Two from […]

Minnie and Winnie

Minnie and Winnie Slept in a shell. Sleep, little ladies! And they slept well. Pink was the shell within, Silver […]

Mariana In The South

With one black shadow at its feet, The house thro’ all the level shines, Close-latticed to the brooding heat, And […]

The Miller’s Daughter

It is the miller’s daughter, And she is grown so dear, so dear, That I would be the jewel That […]

In the Valley of Cauteretz

All along the valley, stream that flashest white, Deepening thy voice with the deepening of the night, All along the […]

All Things Will Die

Clearly the blue river chimes in its flowing Under my eye; Warmly and broadly the south winds are blowing Over […]


Lucilla, wedded to Lucretius, found Her master cold; for when the morning flush Of passion and the first embrace had […]

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