English Poems

Classic poetry from the public domain. Explore rhythm, rhyme, and pronunciation through classic verse.

This Living Hand
A haunting poem that may be the last verse Keats ever wrote.

At Tara Today in This Fateful Hour
A verse from The Rune of St Patrick

“Futility” is a classic 14-line poem by First World War poet Wilfred Owen expressing the pointlessness of war.