Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
276. Ernestine Northover poet Anywhere You Choose by Ernestine Northover Rookie - 200 Points
With this heart I'll meet you,
With this heart I'll greet you,
7.46 20
277. Sylvia Plath poet Ariel by Sylvia Plath
Stasis in darkness.
Then the substanceless blue
7.62 9
278. Phillis Wheatley poet One Being Brought From Africa To America by Phillis Wheatley
'TWAS mercy brought me from my Pagan land,
Taught my benighted soul to understand
6.38 23
279. Carl Sandburg poet Chicago by Carl Sandburg
Hog Butcher for the World,
Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
7.33 7
280. Edward Thomas poet Adlestrop by Edward Thomas
Yes, I remember Adlestrop --
The name, because one afternoon
7.05 10
281. Fabrizio Frosini poet Nocturnal Snowing by Fabrizio Frosini Gold Star - 8,655 Points
«Let this fluffy snow fall upon our
Dreams and make them shine! »
9.82 40
282. Claude McKay poet America by Claude McKay
Although she feeds me bread of bitterness,
And sinks into my throat her tiger's tooth,
5.27 2
283. Alfred Noyes poet Daddy Fell into the Pond. by Alfred Noyes
Everyone grumbled. The sky was grey.
We had nothing to do and nothing to say.
6.39 4
284. Ted Hughes poet Wind by Ted Hughes
This house has been far out at sea all night,
The woods crashing through darkness, the booming hills,
7.72 10
285. Alexander Pope poet Summer by Alexander Pope
See what delights in sylvan scenes appear!
Descending Gods have found Elysium here.
6.68 15
286. Tu Fu poet Full Moon by Tu Fu
Above the tower -- a lone, twice-sized moon.
On the cold river passing night-filled homes,
7.32 18
287. Tony Harrison poet Long Distance II by Tony Harrison
Though my mother was already two years dead
Dad kept her slippers warming by the gas,
6.82 5
288. Simon Armitage poet I Say I Say I Say by Simon Armitage
Anyone here had a go at themselves
for a laugh? Anyone opened their wrists
8.38 12
289. Wendell Berry poet The Peace of Wild Things by Wendell Berry
When despair grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
9.61 5
290. Patrick Kavanagh poet In Memory Of My Mother by Patrick Kavanagh
I do not think of you lying in the wet clay
Of a Monaghan graveyard; I see
6.51 6
291. Theodore Roethke poet I Knew a Woman by Theodore Roethke
I knew a woman, lovely in her bones,
When small birds sighed, she would sigh back at them;
8.16 10
292. Henry Lawson poet After All by Henry Lawson

The brooding ghosts of Australian night have gone from the bush and town;
6.73 14
293. Edward Thomas poet The Cherry Trees by Edward Thomas
The cherry trees bend over and are shedding,
On the old road where all that passed are dead,
6.38 24
294. Cecil Frances Alexander poet Maker of Heaven and Earth (All Things Bright and Beautiful) by Cecil Frances Alexander
All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
7.29 10
295. Sulaiman Mohd Yusof poet Over The Rainbow by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof Rookie - 3 Points
The morning rays of the Sun cling
On the upper bow of the Rainbow
9.44 183
296. Charles Kingsley poet A Farewell by Charles Kingsley
I
My fairest child, I have no song to give you;
5.88 20
297. James Arlington Wright poet A Blessing by James Arlington Wright
Just off the highway to Rochester, Minnesota,
Twilight bounds softly forth on the grass.
7.40 9
298. Countee Cullen poet A Brown Girl Dead by Countee Cullen
With two white roses on her breasts,
White candles at head and feet,
6.83 7
299. Sir Walter Raleigh poet Her Reply by Sir Walter Raleigh
IF all the world and love were young,
And truth in every shepherd's tongue,
5.91 14
300. jim foulk poet Lonely am I by jim foulk Rookie
Lonely are the nights
Lonely are the days
8.84 28
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