English poetry

Poems in English

The Human Abstract

Pity would be no more, If we did not make somebody Poor; And Mercy no more could be. If all […]

To Summer

O thou who passest thro’ our valleys in Thy strength, curb thy fierce steeds, allay the heat That flames from […]

Love’s Secret

Never seek to tell thy love, Love that never told can be; For the gentle wind doth move Silently, invisibly. […]

Silent, Silent Night

Silent, silent night, Quench the holy light Of thy torches bright; For possessed of Day Thousand spirits stray That sweet […]

The Clod & The Pebble

Love seeketh not Itself to please. Nor for itself hath any care; But for another gives its ease. And builds […]

The Lilly

The modest Rose puts forth a thorn: The humble Sheep. a threatning horn: While the Lily white, shall in Love […]

Song: Memory, hither come

Memory, hither come, And tune your merry notes; And, while upon the wind Your music floats, I’ll pore upon the […]

Gwin King of Norway

Come, kings, and listen to my song: When Gwin, the son of Nore, Over the nations of the North His […]

To Tirzah

Whate’er is Born of Mortal Birth, Must be consumed with the Earth To rise from Generation free: Then what have […]

The Book of Thel

THEL’S MOTTO 1 Does the Eagle know what is in the pit? 2 Or wilt thou go ask the Mole? […]

Reeds of Innocence

Piping down the valleys wild, Piping songs of pleasant glee, On a cloud I saw a child, And he laughing […]

Infant Sorrow

My mother groand! my father wept, Into the dangerous world I leapt: Helpless, naked, piping loud: Like a fiend hid […]

Infant Joy

I have no name I am but two days old. What shall I call thee? I happy am Joy is […]

I Heard an Angel

I heard an Angel singing When the day was springing, ‘Mercy, Pity, Peace Is the world’s release.’ Thus he sung […]

When Klopstock England Defied

When Klopstock England defied, Uprose William Blake in his pride; For old Nobodaddy aloft . . . and belch’d and […]

Nurses Song (Experience)

When the voices of children. are heard on the green And whisprings are in the dale: The days of my […]

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