English poetry

Poems in English

Demeter And Persephone

Faint as a climate-changing bird that flies All night across the darkness, and at dawn Falls on the threshold of […]

Blow, Bugle, Blow

THE splendour falls on castle walls And snowy summits old in story: The long light shakes across the lakes, And […]

The Princess (part 4)

‘There sinks the nebulous star we call the Sun, If that hypothesis of theirs be sound’ Said Ida; ‘let us […]

The Talking Oak

Once more the gate behind me falls; Once more before my face I see the moulder’d Abbey-walls, That stand within […]

The Progress of Spring

THE groundflame of the crocus breaks the mould, Fair Spring slides hither o’er the Southern sea, Wavers on her thin […]


O you chorus of indolent reviewers, Irresponsible, indolent reviewers, Look, I come to the test, a tiny poem All composed […]

Battle Of Brunanburgh

Athelstan King, Lord among Earls, Bracelet-bestower and Baron of Barons, He with his brother, Edmund Atheling, Gaining a lifelong Glory […]

The Owl

When cats run home and light is come, And dew is cold upon the ground, And the far-off stream is […]

Of Old Sat Freedom

Of old sat Freedom on the heights, The thunders breaking at her feet: Above her shook the starry lights: She […]

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 […]

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