English poetry

Poems in English

March

Slayer of the winter, art thou here again? O welcome, thou that’s bring’st the summer nigh! The bitter wind makes […]

Song VII: Dawn Talks to Day

Dawn talks to Day Over dew-gleaming flowers, Night flies away Till the resting of hours: Fresh are thy feet And […]

In Arthur’s House

In Arthur’s house whileome was I When happily the time went by In midmost glory of his days. He held […]

For the Bed at Kelmscott

The wind’s on the wold And the night is a-cold, And Thames runs chill ‘Twixt mead and hill. But kind […]

The Eve of Crecy

Gold on her head, and gold on her feet, And gold where the hems of her kirtle meet, And a […]

King Arthur’s Tomb

Hot August noon: already on that day Since sunrise through the Wiltshire downs, most sad Of mouth and eye, he […]

Near Avalon

A ship with shields before the sun, Six maidens round the mast, A red-gold crown on every one, A green […]

Iceland First Seen

Lo from our loitering ship a new land at last to be seen; Toothed rocks down the side of the […]

Mine and Thine

Two words about the world we see, And nought but Mine and Thine they be. Ah! might we drive them […]

Our Hands Have Met

Our hands have met, our lips have met Our souls – who knows when the wind blows How light souls […]

Atalanta’s Race

Through thick Arcadian woods a hunter went, Following the beasts upon a fresh spring day; But since his horn-tipped bow […]

Riding Together

For many, many days together The wind blew steady from the East; For many days hot grew the weather, About […]

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