English poetry

Poems in English

Fast rode the knight

Fast rode the knight With spurs, hot and reeking, Ever waving an eager sword, “To save my lady!” Fast rode […]

Walking in the sky

Walking in the sky, A man in strange black garb Encountered a radiant form. Then his steps were eager; Bowed […]

The wayfarer

The wayfarer, Perceiving the pathway to truth, Was struck with astonishment. It was thickly grown with weeds. “Ha,” he said, […]

A god in wrath

A god in wrath Was beating a man; He cuffed him loudly With thunderous blows That rang and rolled over […]

Love walked alone

Love walked alone. The rocks cut her tender feet, And the brambles tore her fair limbs. There came a companion […]

Charity thou art a lie

Charity thou art a lie, A toy of women, A pleasure of certain men. In the presence of justice, Lo, […]

In a lonely place

In a lonely place, I encountered a sage Who sat, all still, Regarding a newspaper. He accosted me: “Sir, what […]

There was, before me

There was, before me, Mile upon mile Of snow, ice, burning sand. And yet I could look beyond all this, […]

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