English poetry

Poems in English

The Legacy

When in death I shall calmly recline, O bear my heart to my mistress dear, Tell her it lived upon […]

When He Who Adores Thee

When he, who adores thee, has left but the name Of his fault and his sorrows behind, Oh! say wilt […]

Enigma

Come riddle-me-ree, come riddle-me-ree, And tell me, what my name may be. I am nearly one hundred and thirty years […]

Omens

When daylight was yet sleeping under the pillow, And stars in the heavens still lingering shone, Young Kitty, all blushing, […]

The Prince’s Day

Though dark are our sorrows, today we’ll forget them, And smile through our tears, like a sunbeam in showers: There […]

Fly Not Yet

Fly not yet, ’tis just the hour, When pleasure, like the midnight flower That scorns the eye of vulgar light, […]

War Song

Remember the Glories of Brien the Brave Remember the glories of Brien the brave, Though the days of the hero […]

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