English poetry

Poems in English

Far Within Us #5

The nights are running out of darkness Steel branches grasp The arms of passers-by Only anonymour chimneys Are free to […]

The Little Box

The little box gets her first teeth And her little length Little width little emptiness And all the rest she […]

The Enemies Of The Little Box

Don’t box down to the little box Which supposedly contains everything Your star and all other stars Empty yourself In […]

Give Me Back My Rags

Just come to my mind My thoughts will scratch out your face Just come into my sight My eyes will […]

Race

Some bite from the others A leg an arm or whatever Take it between their teeth Run out as fast […]

Give Me Back My Rags #11

I’ve wiped your face off my face Ripped your shadow off my shadow Leveled the hills in you Turned your […]

Far Within Us #4

Green gloves rustle On the avenue’s branches The evening carries us under its arm By a path which leaves no […]

Before The Game

Shut one eye then the other Peek into every corner of yourself See that there are no nails no thieves […]

Give Me Back My Rags #4

Get out of my walled infinity Of the star circle round my heart Of my mouthful of sun Get out […]

Give Me Back My Rags #12

Enough chattering violets enough sweet trash I won’t hear anything know anything Enough enough of all I’ll say the last […]

A Forgetful Number

Once upon a time there was a number Pure and round like the sun But alone very much alone It […]

Anne Pennington

Until her last breath she enlarges Her Oxford house Built in Slavonic Vowels and consonants She polishes the corner-stones Until […]

Far Within Us #3

Unquiet you walk Along the rims of my eyes On the invisible grating Before your lips My naked words shiver […]

A Conceited Mistake

Once upon a time there was a mistake So silly so small That no one would even have noticed it […]

Far Within Us #1

We raise our arms The street climbs into the sky We lower our eyes The roofs go down into the […]

The Admirers Of The Little Box

Sing little box Don’t let sleep overtake you The world’s awake within you In your four-sided emptiness We turn distance […]

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