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England Poems

A collection of poems about England.


Jerusalem by William Blake

The famous poem Jerusalem is in fact an excerpt from one of Blake's prophetic books 'Milton'.

Home Thoughts from Abroad - Robert Browning (Photo by Andy Edwards)

Home Thoughts From Abroad by Robert Browning

Famous poem written from the view point of someone living abroad and missing England.

1914 V: The Soldier by Rupert Brooke

Written in 1914 and often read at memorial services it is considered one of the great patriotic poems. Brooke died a year after The Soldier was published.

England, My England by William Ernest Henley

WHAT have I done for you,
England, my England? ...

Happy is England by John Keats

Happy is England! I could be content
To see no other verdure than its own; ...

Young England by William Wordsworth

Young England -- what is then become of Old
Of dear Old England? Think they she is dead ...

A Song: Men of England by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Men of England, wherefore plough
For the lords who lay ye low? ...

I wandered lonely as a cloud by William Wordsworth

I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills ...


Eternal England by Thurstan Bassett

My heart is in the hills of home,
And in the winds of March, ...

Memories of Winter on a Dorset Moor by Harry E Wheeler

O! To stroll again on Dorset's rugged moor
Of tranquil memories, vivid and so pure ...

The English Country Lane by Chris Plows

There is no path I'd rather roam,
than these narrow lanes about my home.



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