English poetry

Poems in English

The Child-Angel

They clamour and fight, they doubt and despair, they know no end To their wrangling. Let your life come amongst […]


Child, how happy you are sitting in the dust, playing with a broken twig all the morning. I smile at […]

Distant Time

I know not from what distant time Thou art ever coming nearer to meet me. Thy sun and stars can […]

The Unheeded Pageant

Ah, who was it coloured that little frock, my child, and covered Your sweet limbs with that little red tunic? […]

The Flower-School

When storm-clouds rumble in the sky and June showers come down. The moist east wind comes marching over the heath […]

Beggarly Heart

When the heart is hard and parched up, Come upon me with a shower of mercy. When grace is lost […]

The End

It is time for me to go, mother; I am going. When in the paling darkness of the lonely dawn […]

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