English poetry

Poems in English

Defamation

Whey are those tears in your eyes, my child? How horrid of them to be always scolding you for nothing! […]

Purity

Life of my life, I shall ever try to keep my body pure, knowing That thy living touch is upon […]

Sympathy

If I were only a little puppy, not your baby, mother dear, would You say “No” to me if I […]

A Moments Indulgence

I ask for a moment’s indulgence to sit by thy side. The works That I have in hand I will […]

Sleep

In the night of weariness Let me give myself up to sleep without struggle, Resting my trust upon thee. Let […]

Twelve O’Clock

Mother, I do want to leave off my lessons now. I have been at my Book all the morning. You […]

The Judge

Say of him what you please, but I know my child’s failings. I do not love him because he is […]

Threshold

I was not aware of the moment When I first crossed the threshold of this life. What was the power […]

The Source

The sleep that flits on baby’s eyes-does anybody know from where It comes? Yes, there is a rumour that it […]

Patience

If thou speakest not I will fill my heart with thy silence and endure it. I will keep still and […]

Colored Toys

When I bring to you colored toys, my child, I understand why there is such a play of colors on […]

Only Thee

That I want thee, only thee – let my heart repeat without end. All desires that distract me, day and […]

Signet of Eternity

The day was when I did not keep myself in readiness for thee; And entering my heart unbidden even as […]

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