English poetry

Poems in English

Day’s End

Oxen and sheep were brought back down Long ago, and bramble gates closed. Over Mountains and rivers, far from my […]

By the Lake

The old fellow from Shao-ling weeps with stifled sobs as he walks furtively by the bends of the Sepentine on […]

Overnight at the Riverside Tower

Evening colors linger on mountain paths. Out beyond this study perched over River Gate, At the cliff’s edge, frail clouds […]

To the Recluse, Wei Pa

Often in this life of ours we resemble, in our failure to meet, the Shen and Shang constellations, one of […]

Ballad of the Army Carts

The carts squeak and trundle, the horses whinny, the conscripts go by, each With a bow and arrows at his […]