English poetry

Poems in English

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 […]


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


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 […]


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


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 […]


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 […]


They came to tell your faults to me, They named them over one by one; I laughed aloud when they […]

The Years

To-night I close my eyes and see A strange procession passing me The years before I saw your face Go […]

After Parting

Oh, I have sown my love so wide That he will find it everywhere; It will awake him in the […]


I understood the rest too well, And all their thoughts have come to be Clear as grey sea-weed in the […]


Love in my heart was a fresh tide flowing Where the starlike sea gulls soar; The sun was keen and […]

The Fountain

Oh in the deep blue night The fountain sang alone; It sang to the drowsy heart Of a satyr carved […]

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