English poetry

Poems in English

LOVE DISLIKES NOTHING

Whatsoever thing I see, Rich or poor although it be, ‘Tis a mistress unto me. Be my girl or fair […]

His Wish To God

I would to God, that mine old age might have Before my last, but here a living grave; Some one […]

TO SAPHO

Sapho, I will chuse to go Where the northern winds do blow Endless ice, and endless snow; Rather than I […]

Upon Julia’s Unlacing Herself

Tell, if thou canst, and truly, whence doth come This camphire, storax, spikenard, galbanum, These musks, these ambers, and those […]

NOT EVERY DAY FIT FOR VERSE

‘Tis not ev’ry day that I Fitted am to prophesy: No, but when the spirit fills The fantastic pannicles, Full […]

A HYMN TO THE GRACES

When I love, as some have told Love I shall, when I am old, O ye Graces! make me fit […]

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