Top 100 Poems About: LONDON

In this page, poems on / about “london” are listed.
  • 1.

    I wandered through each chartered street,
    Near where the chartered Thames does flow,
    A mark in every face I meet, read more »

    William Blake
  • 2.
    London, 1802

    Milton! thou shouldst be living at this hour;
    England hath need of thee: she is a fen
    Of stagnant waters: altar, sword, and pen,
    Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, read more »

    William Wordsworth
  • 3.
    East London

    'Twas August, and the fierce sun overhead
    Smote on the squalid streets of Bethnal Green,
    And the pale weaver, through his windows seen
    In Spitalfields, looked thrice dispirited. read more »

    Matthew Arnold
  • 4.
    A London Thoroughfare. 2 A.M.

    They have watered the street,
    It shines in the glare of lamps,
    Cold, white lamps,
    And lies read more »

    Amy Lowell
  • 5.
    A Wife In London (December, 1899)

    I--The Tragedy

    She sits in the tawny vapour
       That the City lanes have uprolled, read more »

    Thomas Hardy
  • 6.
    London Snow

    When men were all asleep the snow came flying, In large white flakes falling on the city brown, read more »

    Robert Seymour Bridges
  • 7.
    London In July

    What ails my senses thus to cheat?
    What is it ails the place,
    That all the people in the street
    Should wear one woman's face? read more »

    Amy Levy
  • 8.
    His Return To London

    From the dull confines of the drooping west,
    To see the day spring from the pregnant east,
    Ravish'd in spirit, I come, nay more, I fly
    To thee, blest place of my nativity! read more »

    Robert Herrick
  • 9.
    London After The Great Fire, 1666

    Methinks already from this chymic flame
    I see a city of more precious mould,
    Rich as the town which gives the Indies name, read more »

    John Dryden
  • 10.
    In A London Drawingroom

    The sky is cloudy, yellowed by the smoke.
    For view there are the houses opposite
    Cutting the sky with one long line of wall
    Like solid fog: far as the eye can stretch read more »

    George Eliot
  • 11.
    Farewell To London

    Dear, damn'd distracting town, farewell!
    Thy fools no more I'll tease:
    This year in peace, ye critics, dwell,
    Ye harlots, sleep at ease! read more »

    Alexander Pope
  • 12.
    Spring Wind In London

    I Blow across the stagnant world,
    I blow across the sea,
    For me, the sailor's flag unfurled,
    For me, the uprooted tree. read more »

    Katherine Mansfield
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