English poetry

Poems in English

Mary – A Ballad

Author Note: The story of the following ballad was related to me, when a school boy, as a fact which […]

The Triumph Of Woman

Glad as the weary traveller tempest-tost To reach secure at length his native coast, Who wandering long o’er distant lands […]

To Contemplation

Faint gleams the evening radiance thro’ the sky, The sober twilight dimly darkens round; In short quick circles the shrill […]

Sonnet 09

Fair is the rising morn when o’er the sky The orient sun expands his roseate ray, And lovely to the […]

His Books

MY days among the Dead are past; Around me I behold, Where’er these casual eyes are cast, The mighty minds […]

Donica – A Ballad

Author Note: In Finland there is a Castle which is called the New Rock, moated about with a river of […]

Sonnet 02

Think Valentine, as speeding on thy way Homeward thou hastest light of heart along, If heavily creep on one little […]

Written On Sunday Morning

Go thou and seek the House of Prayer! I to the Woodlands wend, and there In lovely Nature see the […]

Sonnet 05

Hard by the road, where on that little mound The high grass rustles to the passing breeze, The child of […]

The Old Woman of Berkeley

The Raven croak’d as she sate at her meal, And the Old Woman knew what he said, And she grew […]

Sappho – A Monodrama

Argument. To leap from the promontory of LEUCADIA was believed by the Greeks to be A remedy for hopeless love, […]

To Mary Wollstonecraft

The lilly cheek, the “purple light of love,” The liquid lustre of the melting eye, Mary! of these the Poet […]

To a Goose

If thou didst feed on western plains of yore Or waddle wide with flat and flabby feet Over some Cambrian […]

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