English poetry

Poems in English

Martha

SEXTON! Martha’s dead and gone; Toll the bell! toll the bell! Her weary hands their labor cease; Good night, poor […]

A Familiar Letter

YES, write, if you want to, there’s nothing like trying; Who knows what a treasure your casket may hold? I’ll […]

Bill and Joe

COME, dear old comrade, you and I Will steal an hour from days gone by, The shining days when life […]

The Organ-Blower

DEVOUTEST of my Sunday friends, The patient Organ-blower bends; I see his figure sink and rise, (Forgive me, Heaven, my […]

The Boys

HAS there any old fellow got mixed with the boys? If there has, take him out, without making a noise. […]

The Living Temple

NOT in the world of light alone, Where God has built his blazing throne, Nor yet alone in earth below, […]