English poetry

Poems in English

Grif, of the Bloody Hand

In an immense wood in the south of Kent, There lived a band of robbers which caused the people discontent; […]

The Death of Captain Ward

‘Twas about the beginning of the past century Billy Bowls was pressed into the British Navy, And conveyed on board […]

The Ashantee War

‘Twas in the year of 1874, and on New Year’s Day, The British Army landed at Elmina without dismay, And […]

A Soldier’s Reprieve

‘Twas in the United States of America some years ago An aged father sat at his fireside with his heart […]

A Requisition to the Queen

Smiths Buildings No. 19 Patons Lane, Dundee. Sept the 6th. 1877. Most August! Empress of India, and of great Britain […]

The Battle of Sheriffmuir

‘Twas in the year 1715, and on the 10th of November, Which the people of Scotland have cause to remember; […]

Robert Burns

Immortal Robert Burns of Ayr, There’s but few poets can with you compare; Some of your poems and songs are […]

Calamity in London

‘Twas in the year of 1897, and on the night of Christmas day, That ten persons’ lives were taken sway, […]

Beautiful North Berwick

North Berwick is a watering-place with golfing links green, With a fine bathing beach most lovely to be seen; And […]

The Black Watch Memorial

Ye Sons of Mars, it gives me great content To think there has been erected a handsome monument In memory […]

The Christmas Goose

Mr. Smiggs was a gentleman, And he lived in London town; His wife she was a good kind soul, And […]

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