English poetry

Poems in English

Sleep! Sleep! Beauty Bright

Sleep! sleep! beauty bright, Dreaming o’er the joys of night; Sleep! sleep! in thy sleep Little sorrows sit and weep. […]

Broken Love

MY Spectre around me night and day Like a wild beast guards my way; My Emanation far within Weeps incessantly […]

To the Evening Star

Thou fair-haired angel of the evening, Now, whilst the sun rests on the mountains, light Thy bright torch of love; […]

Preludium to Europe

The nameless shadowy female rose from out the breast of Orc, Her snaky hair brandishing in the winds of Enitharmon; […]

The Fly

Little Fly Thy summers play, My thoughtless hand Has brush’d away. Am not I A fly like thee? Or art […]

Evening Star

Thou fair hair’d angel of the evening, Now, while the sun rests on the mountains light, Thy bright torch of […]

Ah! Sun-Flower

Ah Sun-flower! weary of time. Who countest the steps of the Sun; Seeking after that sweet golden clime Where the […]


I wander thro’ each charter’d street. Near where the charter’d Thames does flow A mark in every face I meet […]

The Grey Monk

“I die, I die!” the Mother said, “My children die for lack of bread. What more has the merciless Tyrant […]

To Winter

O Winter! bar thine adamantine doors: The north is thine; there hast thou built thy dark Deep-founded habitation. Shake not […]

The Little Boy Found

The little boy lost in the lonely fen, Led by the wand’ring light, Began to cry, but God ever nigh, […]

Fair Elanor

The bell struck one, and shook the silent tower; The graves give up their dead: fair Elenor Walk’d by the […]

The Everlasting Gospel

The vision of Christ that thou dost see Is my vision’s greatest enemy. Thine has a great hook nose like […]

Holy Thursday (Innocence)

Twas on a Holy Thursday their innocent faces clean The children walking two & two in red & blue & […]

Auguries Of Innocence

To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the […]

Preludium to America

The shadowy Daughter of Urthona stood before red Orc, When fourteen suns had faintly journey’d o’er his dark abode: His […]

Mad Song

The wild winds weep And the night is a-cold; Come hither, Sleep, And my griefs infold: But lo! the morning […]

The Little Black Boy

My mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black, but O! my soul is white. White as […]

My Pretty Rose Tree

A flower was offered to me; Such a flower as May never bore. But I said I’ve a Pretty Rose-tree. […]

Hear the Voice

HEAR the voice of the Bard, Who present, past, and future, sees; Whose ears have heard The Holy Word That […]

The Land Of Dreams

Awake, awake my little Boy! Thou wast thy Mother’s only joy: Why dost thou weep in thy gentle sleep? Awake! […]


My silks and fine array, My smiles and languish’d air, By love are driv’n away; And mournful lean Despair Brings […]

To Spring

O thou with dewy locks, who lookest down Thro’ the clear windows of the morning, turn Thine angel eyes upon […]

The Garden Of Love

I went to the Garden of Love. And saw what I never had seen: A Chapel was built in the […]

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