English poetry

Poems in English

Sleep

Come Sleep; O Sleep! the certain knot of peace, The baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe, The poor man’s […]

Psalm 19: Coeli Enarrant

The heavenly frame sets forth the fame Of him that only thunders; The firmament, so strangely bent, Shows his handworking […]

Song

Who hath his fancy pleased With fruits of happy sight, Let here his eyes be raised On Nature’s sweetest light; […]

Sonnet X: Reason

Reason, in faith thou art well serv’d, that still Wouldst brabbling be with sense and love in me: I rather […]

Sonnet V: It Is Most True

It is most true, that eyes are form’d to serve The inward light; and that the heavenly part Ought to […]

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