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Best England Poems

Below are the all-time best England poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of england poems written by PoetrySoup members

Broken England
Broken England
By Steven Cooke

My Brave ancestors of England,
Look away, for I offend thee.

For your England is no more.
Decay eats away at this fallen empire.
Your people...

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Categories: sad, england, green, life,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Separated By A Common Language
"England and America are two countries separated by a common language." 

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, england, language, word
Form: Rhyme
Here, Again: The Autumn Equinox
Written for the Avebury Gorsedd, 24th September 2016  
I wish you well...

I’m here, again…
Come riding in, upon the western wave
My hair all wove with...

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Categories: autumn, england, myth, nature,
Form: Rhyme

The occupation of India began, with the East India company
And prospered across large swathes of Indian territory
Then the British Crown took control, bringing military might

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Categories: death, england, garden, history,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Lions Led By A Donkey

I could see the virus approaching so why couldn't he?
But he had to keep investors happy and save the economy
On his watch people in their...

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Categories: death, england, political,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Fields of Athenry

Irelands' famine, England chose to ignore
The potato blight caused devastation
Michael stole corn from a granary store
To stop loved ones dying from starvation.

Arrested and charged with...

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Categories: england, ireland, prison,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Maid of Orleans
Reflecting in her garden sits a winsome little maid;
She holds a purple flower like the circlet that she made
And wrapped about her braids to grace...

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Categories: christian, conflict, courage, england,
Form: Couplet
Waiting For You, the Return of the Light
Written for the Winter Solstice sunrise at Avebury, Wiltshire, England

I have waited for you
Where no shadow seeps
Deep in the earth
Where the slow damp creeps
Under the...

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Categories: england, light, longing, nature,
Form: Rhyme
It’s Jubilee tea at my auntie’s care home
Aunt Phyllis’s hair could do with a comb
But she doesn’t mind and puts on her hat
The queen won’t...

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Categories: celebration, england, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 'HEIR' - APPARENTLY NOT

Prince William was so sick of being told
He’s receding and is now going bald
So he called in the royal hairdresser
To see if he could ease...

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Categories: england, hair, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winter Shuffle
When winter woke and dealt its hand
It froze the heart of Cumberland.
The icy air dispersed in spades
To twist and cut like razor blades.

Small pools of...

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Categories: england, nature, snow, weather,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What Would Wallis Say
What Would Wallis Say?

What would Wallis say if she were there that day,
a divorcee too, American through and through?
Did she offensively blink when Diana winked?

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Categories: england, history, prejudice,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Michael Collins

It has often been said that empires come and go
And from the beginning of time that has been so
Empires ruled with terror and an iron...

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Categories: england, ireland, soldier, war,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Battles Of Isandlwana and Rorkes Drift

In eighteen seventy nine; twenty second of January 
Was the day of a great battle and for the Zulus victory 
At Isandlwana the Zulu army...

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Categories: africa, england, river, soldier,
Form: Narrative
A Golden Brooke
He lives upon a printed page,
marching golden in a dream.
His words described a brighter age --
which quaffed the milk and lapped the cream.
Fate brought him...

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© Jim Dunlap  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, celebrity, england,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member KEVIN BARRY

Irelands uprising in ninteen sixteen was crushed by the state
The ringleaders were arrested and death would be their fate
Charged with the crime of treason against...

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Categories: death, england, ireland, murder,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Concerning Math and How To Say It
The British call it maths,
but the Americans ditch the s
causing much international scorn.
But for our sake, p'raps it'd be best
to keep subjects
only halfway grasped
in the...

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Categories: america, education, england, fun,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A CASTLE OF TEMPTATION - collab with JA Fraser

Proudly standing amidst three lochs, verdant hills
a Castle enciente breathing beauty but sadly chants 
passed feuds sparking battles having harried their foe

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Categories: beautiful, england, history, spanish,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Admiral Lord Nelson
Blessed with ingenuity, he fought advancing tyranny
That stormed the sea in twenty-three  great warships sailing furiously.

That day, October twenty-first, saw Admiral Nelson at his...

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Categories: courage, england, freedom, hero,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Elizabeth II
See there! She flies about the moor
Upon her favoured mount.
The waving, flowing grassy shore
bears hoofprints all about.
The waves her steed surmounts.
Her hair is flying here...

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Categories: children, dedication, england, horse,
Form: Rhyme Royal
I'm not nosey but
I've never been one to nosey but
Looking through my net curtains
I just happened to have a pair of binoculars in my hand
I'm a curious kinda...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: class, crazy, england, eve,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The British Weather
It's the only land that you can
get all seasons in one day
you name it UK displays it
all the colors from blue to grey
It certainly...

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Categories: england, seasons, weather,
Form: Rhyme
The Blossom On The Bough
Two sonnets for May, and my muse

The fires are lit, my lover, and the hills
are flickering with little points of light
The sun is set, and...

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Categories: desire, england, may, myth,
Form: Sonnet
A Room Full of Butterflies
Inspired by a Art gallery and a poem by Shelly.

A room full of  mottled multicolored butterflies
captured within a creative space
of artful design
to inspire and...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: england, art, beautiful, blue, butterfly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Carnforth
There's a spot on the horizon
In the ripple of the sun
Where railway lines and stanchions fuse
And merge, becoming one.

I was staring from the platform
When a...

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Categories: england, feelings, film, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme