English poetry

Poems in English

Sonnet 07

(to the rainbow) Mild arch of promise! on the evening sky Thou shinest fair with many a lovely ray Each […]


Let ancient stories round the painter’s art, Who stole from many a maid his Venus’ charms, Till warm devotion fired […]

Sonnet 08

With many a weary step, at length I gain Thy summit, Lansdown; and the cool breeze plays, Gratefully round my […]

The Curse of Kehama

I charm thy life, From the weapons of strife, From stone and from wood, From fire and from flood, From […]

The Battle of Blenheim

It was a summer evening; Old Kaspar’s work was done, And he before his cottage door Was sitting in the […]

Hold your mad hands

Hold your mad hands! for ever on your plain Must the gorged vulture clog his beak with blood? For ever […]

Hymn To The Penates

Yet one Song more! one high and solemn strain Ere PAEAN! on thy temple’s ruined wall I hang the silent […]

Go, Valentine

Go, Valentine, and tell that lovely maid Whom fancy still will portray to my sight, How here I linger in […]


A wrinkled crabbed man they picture thee, Old Winter, with a rugged beard as grey As the long moss upon […]

The Soldier's Wife

Weary way-wanderer languid and sick at heart Travelling painfully over the rugged road, Wild-visag’d Wanderer! ah for thy heavy chance! […]

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