English poetry

Poems in English

The Sirens' Song

STEER, hither steer your winged pines, All beaten mariners! Here lie Love’s undiscover’d mines, A prey to passengers Perfumes far […]

A Welcome

WELCOME, welcome! do I sing, Far more welcome than the spring; He that parteth from you never Shall enjoy a […]


FOR her gait, if she be walking; Be she sitting, I desire her For her state’s sake; and admire her […]

The Rose

A ROSE, as fair as ever saw the North, Grew in a little garden all alone; A sweeter flower did […]


SO shuts the marigold her leaves At the departure of the sun; So from the honeysuckle sheaves The bee goes […]

Britannia's Pastorals

Now as an angler melancholy standing Upon a green bank yielding room for landing, A wriggling yellow worm thrust on […]