English poetry

Poems in English

Hymn To Life

The hair falling on your forehead suddenly lifted. Suddenly something stirred on the ground. The trees are whispering in the […]

Letter To My Wife

11-11-1933 Bursa Prison My one and only! Your last letter says: “My head is throbbing, my heart is stunned!” You […]

It’s This Way

I stand in the advancing light, My hands hungry, the world beautiful. My eyes can’t get enough of the trees […]

Lion In An Iron Cage

Look at the lion in the iron cage, Look deep into his eyes: like two naked steel daggers they sparkle […]

Today Is Sunday

Today is Sunday. For the first time they took me out into the sun today. And for the first time […]

The Strangest Creature On Earth

You’re like a scorpion, my brother, You live in cowardly darkness like a scorpion. You’re like a sparrow, my brother, […]