English poetry

Poems in English

You Take My Hand

You take my hand and I’m suddenly in a bad movie, It goes on and on and Why am I […]

This Is A Photograph Of Me

It was taken some time ago. At first it seems to be A smeared Print: blurred lines and grey flecks […]

Spelling

My daughter plays on the floor With plastic letters, Red, blue & hard yellow, Learning how to spell, Spelling, How […]

Habitation

Marriage is not A house or even a tent It is before that, and colder: The edge of the forest, […]

Variation On The Word Sleep

I would like to watch you sleeping, Which may not happen. I would like to watch you, Sleeping. I would […]

More and More

More and more frequently the edges Of me dissolve and I become A wish to assimilate the world, including You, […]

Morning in the Burned House

In the burned house I am eating breakfast. You understand: there is no house, there is no breakfast, Yet here […]

Postcards

I’m thinking about you. What else can I say? The palm trees on the reverse Are a delusion; so is […]

Backdropp Addresses Cowboy

Starspangled cowboy Sauntering out of the almost- Silly West, on your face A porcelain grin, Tugging a papier-mache cactus On […]

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