English poetry

Poems in English

The Sea to the Shore

Lo, I have loved thee long, long have I yearned and entreated! Tell me how I may win thee, tell […]

November Evening

Come, for the dusk is our own; let us fare forth together, With a quiet delight in our hearts for […]


A hundred generations have gone into its making, With all their love and tenderness, with all their dreams and tears; […]

Harbor Dawn

There’s a hush and stillness calm and deep, For the waves have wooed all the winds to sleep In the […]

In the Days of the Golden Rod

Across the meadow in brooding shadow I walk to drink of the autumn’s wine­ The charm of story, the artist’s […]

My Legacy

My friend has gone away from me From shadow into perfect light, But leaving a sweet legacy. My heart shall […]


Lo! a ripe sheaf of many golden days Gleaned by the year in autumn’s harvest ways, With here and there, […]

Out o’Doors

There’s a gypsy wind across the harvest land, Let us fare forth with it lightly hand in hand; Where cloud […]

My Longshore Lass

Far in the mellow western sky, Above the restless harbor bar, A beacon on the coast of night, Shines out […]

A Summer Day

I The dawn laughs out on orient hills And dances with the diamond rills; The ambrosial wind but faintly stirs […]

In an Old Town Garden

Shut from the clamor of the street By an old wall with lichen grown, It holds apart from jar and […]

A Winter Day

I The air is silent save where stirs A bugling breeze among the firs; The virgin world in white array […]

Come, Rest Awhile

Come, rest awhile, and let us idly stray In glimmering valleys, cool and far away. Come from the greedy mart, […]

As the Heart Hopes

It is a year dear one, since you afar Went out beyond my yearning mortal sight­ A wondrous year! perchance […]

Harbor Moonrise

There is never a wind to sing o’er the sea On its dimpled bosom that holdeth in fee Wealth of […]

Sea Sunset

A gallant city has been builded far In the pied heaven, Bannered with crimson, sentinelled by star Of crystal even; […]

In an Old Farmhouse

Outside the afterlight’s lucent rose Is smiting the hills and brimming the valleys, And shadows are stealing across the snows; […]

The Hill Maples

Here on a hill of the occident stand we shoulder to shoulder, Comrades tried and true through a mighty swath […]

The Prisoner

I lash and writhe against my prison bars, And watch with sullen eyes the gaping crowd. . Give me my […]

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