English poetry

Poems in English


In Nineveh And beyond Nineveh In the dusk They were afraid. In Thebes of Egypt In the dust They chanted […]

The Faun Sees Snow for the First Time

Zeus, Brazen-thunder-hurler, Cloud-whirler, son-of-Kronos, Send vengeance on these Oreads Who strew White frozen flecks of mist and cloud Over the […]


Che son contenti nel fuoco We are of those that Dante saw Glad, for love’s sake, among the flames of […]


I Like a gondola of green scented fruits Drifting along the dark canals of Venice, You, O exquisite one, Have […]


Four days the earth was rent and torn By bursting steel, The houses fell about us; Three nights we dared […]

The Poplar

Why do you always stand there shivering Between the white stream and the road? The people pass through the dust […]


Water ruffled and speckled by galloping wind Which puffs and spurts it into tiny pashing breaks Dashed with lemon-yellow afternoon […]