English poetry

Poems in English

From 'Paracelsus&#039

I TRUTH is within ourselves; it takes no rise From outward things, whate’er you may believe. There is an inmost […]

In A Year

Never any more, While I live, Need I hope to see his face As before. Once his love grown chill, […]

Women And Roses

I. I dream of a red-rose tree. And which of its roses three Is the dearest rose to me? II. […]


Fear death?-to feel the fog in my throat, The mist in my face, When the snows begin, and the blasts […]

In A Gondola

The moth’s kiss, first! Kiss me as if you made believe You were not sure, this eve, How my face, […]

In Three Days

I. So, I shall see her in three days And just one night, but nights are short, Then two long […]

Cavalier Tunes: Marching Along

Kentish Sir Byng stood for his King, Bidding the crop-headed Parliament swing: And, pressing a troop unable to stoop And […]

Summum Bonum

All the breath and the bloom of the year in the bag of one bee: All the wonder and wealth […]

Thus the Mayne glideth

THUS the Mayne glideth Where my Love abideth; Sleep ‘s no softer: it proceeds On through lawns, on through meads, […]

A Lovers' Quarrel

I. Oh, what a dawn of day! How the March sun feels like May! All is blue again After last […]

From 'Pauline&#039

O God, where does this tend-these struggling aims? What would I have? What is this ‘sleep’, which seems To bound […]


I. Let them fight it out, friend! things have gone too far. God must judge the couple: leave them as […]

The Lost Mistress

All’s over, then: does truth sound bitter As one at first believes? Hark, ’tis the sparrows’ good-night twitter About your […]

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