English poetry

Poems in English

Runagate Runagate

Runs falls rises stumbles on from darkness into darkness And the darkness thicketed with shapes of terror And the hunters […]

The Prisoners

Steel doors – guillotine gates – Of the doorless house closed massively. We were locked in with loss. Guards frisked […]

Full Moon

No longer throne of a goddess to whom we pray, No longer the bubble house of childhood’s Tumbling Mother Goose […]

Monet’s Waterlilies

Today as the news from Selma and Saigon Poisons the air like fallout, I come again to see The serene, […]

Middle Passage

I Jesús, Estrella, Esperanza, Mercy: Sails flashing to the wind like weapons, Sharks following the moans the fever and the […]

Soledad

(And I, I am no longer of that world) Naked, he lies in the blinded room Chainsmoking, cradled by drugs, […]

Perseus

Her sleeping head with its great gelid mass Of serpents torpidly astir Burned into the mirroring shield A scathing image […]