English poetry

Poems in English

Funeral Of Youth, The: Threnody

The day that YOUTH had died, There came to his grave-side, In decent mourning, from the country’s ends, Those scatter’d […]


Voices out of the shade that cried, And long noon in the hot calm places, And children’s play by the […]

Tiare Tahiti

Mamua, when our laughter ends, And hearts and bodies, brown as white, Are dust about the doors of friends, Or […]

The Chilterns

Your hands, my dear, adorable, Your lips of tenderness Oh, I’ve loved you faithfully and well, Three years, or a […]

Busy Heart, The

Now that we’ve done our best and worst, and parted, I would fill my mind with thoughts that will not […]

A Channel Passage

The damned ship lurched and slithered. Quiet and quick My cold gorge rose; the long sea rolled; I knew I […]


From the candles and dumb shadows, And the house where love had died, I stole to the vast moonlight And […]

1914 IV: The Dead

These hearts were woven of human joys and cares, Washed marvellously with sorrow, swift to mirth. The years had given […]

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