English poetry

Poems in English

An Old Twenty-Third Man

“Is that the Three-and-Twentieth, Strabo mine, Marching below, and we still gulping wine?” From the sad magic of his fragrant […]

The Beach

Louder than gulls the little children scream Whom fathers haul into the jovial foam; But others fearlessly rush in, breast […]

Strong Beer

“What do you think The bravest drink Under the sky?” “Strong beer,” said I. “There’s a place for everything, Everything, […]

Not Dead

Walking through trees to cool my heat and pain, I know that David’s with me here again. All that is […]

When I’m Killed

When I’m killed, don’t think of me Buried there in Cambrin Wood, Nor as in Zion think of me With […]

A Dead Boche

To you who’d read my songs of War And only hear of blood and fame, I’ll say (you’ve heard it […]


With a fork drive Nature out, She will ever yet return; Hedge the flowerbed all about, Pull or stab or […]

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