English poetry

Poems in English

Less Time

Less time than it takes to say it, less tears than it takes to die; I’ve taken account Of everything, […]

December 30

At 1:30 in the morning a fart Smells like a marriage between An avocado and a fish head. I have […]

The Fever Monument

I walked across the park to the fever monument. It was in the center of a glass square surrounded By […]

Trout Fishing in America

a novel by Richard Brautigan THE COVER FOR TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA The cover for Trout Fishing in America is […]

Romeo and Juliet

If you will die for me, I will die for you And our graves will be like two lovers washing […]


Sometimes life is merely a matter of coffee and whatever intimacy a cup of coffee Affords. I once read something […]

Nine Things

It’s night And a numbered beauty Lapses at the wind, Chortles with the Branches of a tree, giggles, Plays shadow […]

Mating Saliva

A girl in a green mini- Skirt, not very pretty, walks Down the street. A businessman stops, turns To stare […]

To England

There are no postage stamps that send letters Back to England three centuries ago, No postage stamps that make letters […]


La voyageuse qui traverse les Halles à la tombée de l’été Marchait sur la pointe des pieds Le désespoir roulait […]

Yes, the Fish Music

A trout-colored wind blows Through my eyes, through my fingers, And I remember how the trout Used to hide from […]

San Francisco

This poem was found written on a paper bag by Richard Brautigan in a laundromat in San Francisco. The author […]

The Beautiful Poem

I go to bed in Los Angeles thinking About you. Pissing a few moments ago I looked down at my […]