English poetry

Poems in English

Sonnet XVI: In Nature Apt

In nature apt to like when I did see Beauties, which were of many carats fine, My boiling sprites did […]

Song from Arcadia

My true love hath my heart, and I have his, By Just Exchange, one for the other given. I hold […]

Sonnet XXVI: Though Dusty Wits

Though dusty wits dare scorn astrology, And fools can think those lamps of purest light Whose numbers, ways, greatness, eternity, […]

Sonnet XV: You That Do Search

You that do search for every purling spring, Which from the ribs of old Parnassus flows, And every flower, not […]

Astrophel and Stella: XX

Fly, fly, my friends, I have my death wound, fly! See there that boy, that murd’ring boy, I say, Who, […]

Sonnet VI: Some Lovers Speak

Some lovers speak when they their Muses entertain, Of hopes begot by fear, of wot not what desires: Of force […]

Astrophel and Stella: III

Let dainty wits cry on the sisters nine, That, bravely mask’d, their fancies may be told; Or, Pindar’s apes, flaunt […]

Sonnet I: Loving In Truth

Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show, That she (dear She) might take some pleasure of […]

The Highway

Highway, since you my chief Parnassus be, And that my Muse, to some ears not unsweet, Tempers her words to […]

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