English poetry

Poems in English

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 […]

Sad-Eyed and Soft and Grey

Sad-Eyed and soft and grey thou art, o morn! Across the long grass of the marshy plain Thy west wind […]

Sir Giles’ War-Song

Ho! is there any will ride with me, Sir Giles, le bon des barrières? The clink of arms is good […]

Love is enough

LOVE is enough: though the World be a-waning, And the woods have no voice but the voice of complaining, Though […]

The Voice of Toil

I heard men saying, Leave hope and praying, All days shall be as all have been; To-day and to-morrow bring […]


I am the handmaid of the earth, I broider fair her glorious gown, And deck her on her days of […]