English poetry

Poems in English

Desespoir

The seasons send their ruin as they go, For in the spring the narciss shows its head Nor withers till […]

Serenade (For Music)

The western wind is blowing fair Across the dark AEgean sea, And at the secret marble stair My Tyrian galley […]

Under The Balcony

O beautiful star with the crimson mouth! O moon with the brows of gold! Rise up, rise up, from the […]

Portia

(To Ellen Terry) I marvel not Bassanio was so bold To peril all he had upon the lead, Or that […]

Chanson

A ring of gold and a milk-white dove Are goodly gifts for thee, And a hempen rope for your own […]

The True Knowledge

Thou knowest all; I seek in vain What lands to till or sow with seed – The land is black […]

CANZONET

I have no store Of gryphon-guarded gold; Now, as before, Bare is the shepherd’s fold. Rubies nor pearls Have I […]

LE JARDIN

The lily’s withered chalice falls Around its rod of dusty gold, And from the beech-trees on the wold The last […]

THE NEW REMORSE

The sin was mine; I did not understand. So now is music prisoned in her cave, Save where some ebbing […]

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