English poetry

Poems in English

Ode To Tomatoes

The street Filled with tomatoes, Midday, Summer, Light is Halved Like A Tomato, Its juice Runs Through the streets. In […]

Tower Of Light

O tower of light, sad beauty That magnified necklaces and statues in the sea, Calcareous eye, insignia of the vast […]

Walking Around

It so happens I am sick of being a man. And it happens that I walk into tailorshops and movie […]

Magellanic Penguin

Neither clown nor child nor black Nor white but verticle And a questioning innocence Dressed in night and snow: The […]

Cat’s Dream

How neatly a cat sleeps, Sleeps with its paws and its posture, Sleeps with its wicked claws, And with its […]

The Dictators

An odor has remained among the sugarcane: A mixture of blood and body, a penetrating Petal that brings nausea. Between […]

Ode To The Lemon

From blossoms Released By the moonlight, From an Aroma of exasperated Love, Steeped in fragrance, Yellowness Drifted from the lemon […]

Nothing But Death

There are cemeteries that are lonely, Graves full of bones that do not make a sound, The heart moving through […]


You’ve asked me what the lobster is weaving there with his golden feet? I reply, the ocean knows this. You […]

Ode To Salt

This salt In the saltcellar I once saw in the salt mines. I know You won’t Believe me, But It […]

A Dog Has Died

My dog has died. I buried him in the garden Next to a rusted old machine. Some day I’ll join […]

A Song Of Despair

The memory of you emerges from the night around me. The river mingles its stubborn lament with the sea. Deserted […]

Morning (Love Sonnet XXVII)

Naked you are simple as one of your hands; Smooth, earthy, small, transparent, round. You’ve moon-lines, apple pathways Naked you […]

Ode To Conger Chowder

In the storm-tossed Chilean Sea Lives the rosy conger, Giant eel Of snowy flesh. And in Chilean Stewpots, Along the […]

Ode To a Lemon

Out of lemon flowers Loosed On the moonlight, love’s Lashed and insatiable Essences, Sodden with fragrance, The lemon tree’s yellow […]

Saddest Poem

I can write the saddest poem of all tonight. Write, for instance: “The night is full of stars, And the […]

Ode To The Onion

Onion, Luminous flask, Your beauty formed Petal by petal, Crystal scales expanded you And in the secrecy of the dark […]