English poetry

Poems in English

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 […]

Fault

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 […]

Understanding

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

Tides

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 […]

A Cry

Oh, there are eyes that he can see, And hands to make his hands rejoice, But to my lover I […]

I Remembered

There never was a mood of mine, Gay or heart-broken, luminous or dull, But you could ease me of its […]

It Is Not A Word

It is not a word spoken, Few words are said; Nor even a look of the eyes Nor a bend […]

Houses Of Dreams

You took my empty dreams And filled them every one With tenderness and nobleness, April and the sun. The old […]

Debt

What do I owe to you Who loved me deep and long? You never gave my spirit wings Or gave […]

Love And Death

Shall we, too, rise forgetful from our sleep, And shall my soul that lies within your hand Remember nothing, as […]

Because

Oh, because you never tried To bow my will or break my pride, And nothing of the cave-man made You […]

It Will Not Change

It will not change now After so many years; Life has not broken it With parting or tears; Death will […]

Spring Rain

I thought I had forgotten, But it all came back again To-night with the first spring thunder In a rush […]

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