English poetry

Poems in English

THE HUDSON

O! Und dann wieder dies Bei-sich-selbst-Sein! Diese Stummheiten! Dies Getriebenwerden! ………………………………………………………………………. O! And then to be with – our – […]

CESAR VALLEJO

Walking along the corridors of imagination, Free and alone forever, as when he was And didn’t know he was a […]

I SEE A WOMAN MAKING UP

I see a woman any woman making up and change First she is thinking of something else (because when a […]

THE PEARL FISHERMAN

This evening and part of the night I sank again into the dense sea Where we beings and things float. […]

LET EZRA POUND SPEAK

If you have nothing to say keep silent Let Ezra Pound speak From the shadows the splendid old man From […]

ABOUT LOVE FOR BARBARIANS

The opposite seeks the opposite And the drop of black Grows within white Until turning white into black And conversely […]

ABOUT WHAT RUNS AWAY

To think that Spinoza died polishing eyeglasses. That Blake got tired at a printer’s shop Waiting for that day’s conversation […]