English poetry

Poems in English

The Lay of a Golden Goose

Long ago in a poultry yard One dull November morn, Beneath a motherly soft wing A little goose was born. […]

The Rock and The Bubble

Oh! a bare, brown rock Stood up in the sea, The waves at its feet Dancing merrily. A little bubble […]


Now the day is done, Now the shepherd sun Drives his white flocks from the sky; Now the flowers rest […]

Lily-Bell and Thistledown Song I

Awake! Awake! for the earliest gleam Of golden sunlight shines On the rippling waves, that brightly flow Beneath the flowering […]


Mysterious death! who in a single hour Life’s gold can so refine And by thy art divine Change mortal weakness […]

The Frost-King – Song II

Brighter shone the golden shadows; On the cool wind softly came The low, sweet tones of happy flowers, Singing little […]

My Kingdom

A little kingdom I possess Where thoughts and feelings dwell, And very hard I find the task Of governing it […]

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