English poetry

Poems in English

Angels

They have little use. They are best as objects of torment. No government cares what you do with them. Like […]

Mr. Brain

Mr Brain was a hermit dwarf who liked to eat shellfish off The moon. He liked to go into a […]

The Position

They let me in. I went right up to the nursery And climbed into the crib, and assumed the famous […]

The Bridge

In his travels he comes to a bridge made entirely of bones. Before crossing he writes a letter to his […]

The Gentlemen In The Meadow

Some gentlemen are floating in the meadow over The yellow grass. They seem to hover by those wonderful blue Little […]

Antimatter

On the other side of a mirror there’s an inverse world, Where the insane go sane; where bones climb out […]

On The Eating Of Mice

A woman prepared a mouse for her husband’s dinner, Roasting it with a blueberry in its mouth. At table he […]

Erasing Amyloo

A father with a huge eraser erases his daughter. When he Finishes there’s only a red smudge on the wall. […]

The Father Of Toads

A man had just delivered a toad from his wife’s armpit. He Held it by its legs and spanked it. […]

Sleep

There was a man who didn’t know how to sleep; nodding Off every night into a drab, unprofessional sleep. Sleep […]

The Ox

There was once a woman whose father over The years had become an ox. She would hear him alone at […]

Ape

You haven’t finished your ape, said mother to father, Who had monkey hair and blood on his whiskers. I’ve had […]

The Autopsy

In a back room a man is performing an autopsy On an old raincoat. His wife appears in the doorway […]

Paying The Captain

We get on a boat, never mind if it sinks, we pay The captain by throwing him overboard. And when […]

The Breast

One night a woman’s breast came to a man’s room and Began to talk about her twin sister. Her twin […]

The Toy-Maker

A toy-maker made a toy wife and a toy child. He made a toy house and some toy years. He […]

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