English poetry

Poems in English

Doubt

My soul lives in my body’s house, And you have both the house and her- But sometimes she is less […]

Buried Love

I have come to bury Love Beneath a tree, In the forest tall and black Where none can see. I […]

The Mystery

Your eyes drink of me, Love makes them shine, Your eyes that lean So close to mine. We have long […]

In The End

All that could never be said, All that could never be done, Wait for us at last Somewhere back of […]

I Am Not Yours

I am not yours, not lost in you, Not lost, although I long to be Lost as a candle lit […]

Let It Be Forgotten

Let it be forgotten, as a flower is forgotten, Forgotten as a fire that once was singing gold. Let it […]

The Ghost

I went back to the clanging city, I went back where my old loves stayed, But my heart was full […]

Gray Eyes

It was April when you came The first time to me, And my first look in your eyes Was like […]

Enough

It is enough for me by day To walk the same bright earth with him; Enough that over us by […]

Dust

When I went to look at what had long been hidden, A jewel laid long ago in a secret place, […]

A November Night

There! See the line of lights, A chain of stars down either side the street Why can’t you lift the […]

To E

I have remembered beauty in the night, Against black silences I waked to see A shower of sunlight over Italy […]

My Heart Is Heavy

My heart is heavy with many a song Like ripe fruit bearing down the tree, But I can never give […]

Did You Never Know?

Did you never know, long ago, how much you loved me- That your love would never lessen and never go? […]

At Midnight

Now at last I have come to see what life is, Nothing is ever ended, everything only begun, And the […]

Longing

I am not sorry for my soul That it must go unsatisfied, For it can live a thousand times, Eternity […]

Alone

I am alone, in spite of love, In spite of all I take and give- In spite of all your […]

After Love

There is no magic any more, We meet as other people do, You work no miracle for me Nor I […]

Tonight

The moon is a curving flower of gold, The sky is still and blue; The moon was made for the […]

What Do I Care?

What do I care, in the dreams and the languor of spring, That my songs do not show me at […]

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