English poetry

Poems in English

The Solitary Huntsman

The solitary huntsman No coat of pink doth wear, But midnight black from cap to spur Upon his midnight mare. […]

Winter Complaint

Now when I have a cold I am careful with my cold, I consult a physician And I do as […]

Look What You Did, Christopher!

In fourteen hundred and ninety-two, Someone sailed the ocean blue. Somebody borrowed the fare in Spain For a business trip […]

No, You Be A Lone Eagle

I find it very hard to be fair-minded About people who go around being air-minded. I just can’t see any […]

No Doctor's Today, Thank You

They tell me that euphoria is the feeling of feeling wonderful, Well, today I feel euphorian, Today I have the […]

The Hunter

The hunter crouches in his blind ‘Neath camouflage of every kind And conjures up a quacking noise To lend allure […]

A Drink With Something In It

There is something about a Martini, A tingle remarkably pleasant; A yellow, a mellow Martini; I wish I had one […]

Tableau at Twilight

I sit in the dusk. I am all alone. Enter a child and an ice-cream cone. A parent is easily […]

A Lady Who Thinks She Is Thirty

Unwillingly Miranda wakes, Feels the sun with terror, One unwilling step she takes, Shuddering to the mirror. Miranda in Miranda’s […]

More About People

When people aren’t asking questions They’re making suggestions And when they’re not doing one of those They’re either looking over […]

To My Valentine

More than a catbird hates a cat, Or a criminal hates a clue, Or the Axis hates the United States, […]


There is a knocking in the skull, An endless silent shout Of something beating on a wall, And crying, “Let […]

Two Dogs HaveI

For years we’ve had a little dog, Last year we acquired a big dog; He wasn’t big when we got […]

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