English poetry

Poems in English

Reading the Obituaries

Now the Barbaras have begun to die, Trailing their older sisters to the grave, The Helens, Margies, Nans-who said goodbye […]


The children are back, the children are back- They’ve come to take refuge, exhale and unpack; The marriage has faltered, […]

Reverie, with Fries

Straight-spined girl-yes, you of the glinting earrings, Amber skin and sinuous hair: what happened? You’ve no business lunching with sticky […]