English poetry

Poems in English

Act of Union

I To-night, a first movement, a pulse, As if the rain in bogland gathered head To slip and flood: a […]

Rite of Spring

So winter closed its fist And got it stuck in the pump. The plunger froze up a lump In its […]

Lovers on Aran

The timeless waves, bright, sifting, broken glass, Came dazzling around, into the rocks, Came glinting, sifting from the Americas To […]


for T. P. Flanagan We have no prairies To slice a big sun at evening Everywhere the eye concedes to […]