English poetry

Poems in English

Ode

GOD save the Rights of Man! Give us a heart to scan Blessings so dear: Let them be spread around […]

The Vernal Age

WHERE the pheasant roosts at night, Lonely, drowsy, out of sight, Where the evening breezes sigh Solitary, there stray I. […]

On the Ruins of a Country Inn

WHERE now these mingled ruins lie A temple once to Bacchus rose, Beneath whose roof, aspiring high, Full many a […]

On a Honey Bee

Thou born to sip the lake or spring, Or quaff the waters of the stream, Why hither come on vagrant […]

The Indian Burying Ground

In spite of all the learn’d have said; I still my old opinion keep, The posture, that we give the […]

The Wild Honey-Suckle

Fair flower, that dost so comely grow, Hid in this silent, dull retreat, Untouched thy honied blossoms blow, Unseen thy […]

To A New England Poet

Though skilled in Latin and in Greek, And earning fifty cents a week, Such knowledge, and the income, too, Should […]

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