English poetry

Poems in English

The Warning

For love-I would Split open your head and put A candle in Behind the eyes. Love is dead in us […]

A Song

I had wanted a quiet testament And I had wanted, among other things, A song. That was to be Of […]


What I took in my hand Grew in weight. You must Understand it Was not obscene. Night comes. We sleep. […]

A Wicker Basket

Comes the time when it’s later And onto your table the headwaiter Puts the bill, and very soon after Rings […]


What, younger, felt Was possible, now knows Is not – but still Not chanted enough – Walked by the sea, […]

Four Days In Vermont

Window’s tree trunk’s predominant face A single eye-leveled hole where limb’s torn off Another larger contorts to swell growing in […]


for Mark Peters Not just nothing, Not there’s no answer, Not it’s nowhere or Nothing to show for it – […]


She stood at the window. There was A sound, a light. She stood at the window. A face. Was it […]


America, you ode for reality! Give back the people you took. Let the sun shine again On the four corners […]

The Innocence

Looking to the sea, it is a line Of unbroken mountains. It is the sky. It is the ground. There […]

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