English poetry

Poems in English

The Maid’s Thought

Why listen, even the water is sobbing for something. The west wind is dead, the waves Forget to hate the […]

The Machine

The little biplane that has the river-meadow for landing-field And carries passengers brief rides, Buzzed overhead on the tender blue […]

The Eye

The Atlantic is a stormy moat; and the Mediterranean, The blue pool in the old garden, More than five thousand […]

Let Them Alone

If God has been good enough to give you a poet Then listen to him. But for God’s sake let […]

The Silent Shepherds

What’s the best life for a man? Never to have been born, sings the choros, and the next best Is […]

The Bed By The Window

I chose the bed downstairs by the sea-window for a good death-bed When we built the house, it is ready […]

The Epic Stars

The heroic stars spending themselves, Coining their very flesh into bullets for the lost battle, They must burn out at […]

Love The Wild Swan

“I hate my verses, every line, every word. Oh pale and brittle pencils ever to try One grass-blade’s curve, or […]


Joy is a trick in the air; pleasure is merely contemptible, the dangled Carrot the ass follows to market or […]

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