English poetry

Poems in English

Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind

Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind As man’s ingratitude; Thy tooth is not so keen, Because […]

Sonnet I

FROM fairest creatures we desire increase, That thereby beauty’s rose might never die, But as the riper should by time […]


? or John Fletcher. ORPHEUS with his lute made trees And the mountain tops that freeze Bow themselves when he […]


No, Time, thou shalt not boast that I do change: Thy pyramids built up with newer might To me are […]

Sonnet LXIII

Against my love shall be, as I am now, With Time’s injurious hand crush’d and o’er-worn; When hours have drain’d […]

Sonnet LIII

What is your substance, whereof are you made, That millions of strange shadows on you tend? Since every one hath, […]

The Blossom

ON a day alack the day! Love, whose month is ever May, Spied a blossom passing fair Playing in the […]

The Phoenix and the Turtle

Let the bird of loudest lay, On the sole Arabian tree, Herald sad and trumpet be, To whose sound chaste […]

Sonnet XXI

So is it not with me as with that Muse Stirr’d by a painted beauty to his verse, Who heaven […]

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