Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
376. Octavio Paz poet Between Going And Coming by Octavio Paz
Between going and staying
the day wavers,
7.53 9
377. Dorothea Mackeller poet My Country by Dorothea Mackeller
The love of field and coppice
Of green and shaded lanes,
6.74 11
378. Randall Jarrell poet The Death Of The Ball Turret Gunner by Randall Jarrell
From my mother's sleep I fell into the State,
And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze.
8.19 3
379. Seamus Heaney poet Digging by Seamus Heaney Rookie
Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests; snug as a gun.
7.64 13
380. Sylvia Plath poet Ariel by Sylvia Plath
Stasis in darkness.
Then the substanceless blue
7.62 9
381. Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet Autumn Song by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the heart feels a languid grief
6.29 18
382. Mrs. Cynosure poet Sex Without Love by Mrs. Cynosure Rookie
A pleasure we do out of love for the other person
We our sharing the sexual experiment with
6.83 59
383. Robert Hayden poet The Whipping by Robert Hayden
The old woman across the way
     is whipping the boy again
6.78 6
384. Charles Baudelaire poet Anywhere Out Of The World by Charles Baudelaire
This life is a hospital where every patient is possessed with the desire to change beds; one man would like to
suffer in front of the stove, and ano
5.88 4
385. Donald Hall poet An Old Life by Donald Hall
Snow fell in the night.
At five-fifteen I woke to a bluish
6.21 11
386. ToddMichael St. Pierre poet My Dream: A Vision Of Peace by ToddMichael St. Pierre Rookie - 0 Points
Where the mountains touch the sky,
Where poets DREAM, where eagles fly,
9.67 47
387. Alden Nowlan poet The Masks Of Love by Alden Nowlan
I come in from a walk
With you
6.69 10
388. Marianne Moore poet Poetry by Marianne Moore
I, too, dislike it: there are things that are important beyond all
this fiddle.
6.34 4
389. Marge Piercy poet A Work Of Artifice by Marge Piercy
The bonsai tree
in the attractive pot
6.92 7
390. Robert Herrick poet To The Virgins, Make Much Of Time by Robert Herrick
Gather ye rose-buds while ye may:
Old Time is still a-flying;
7.67 7
391. Sathya Narayana poet My Dark Nights by Sathya Narayana Silver Star - 4,458 Points
At the distant verge of the horizon
slowly submerging is the weary Sun
9.00 112
392. Udiah (witness to Yah) poet Lost Love (Love Love Love Love Love Love) by Udiah (witness to Yah) Rookie - 117 Points
Void, empty, hollow inside
My dreams have fled, my hopes have died
9.07 12
393. Kabir poet Abode Of The Beloved by Kabir
Oh Companion That Abode Is Unmatched,
Where My Complete Beloved Is.
6.34 14
394. Robert Southey poet Inchcape Rock by Robert Southey
No stir in the air, no stir in the sea,
The Ship was still as she could be;
6.43 13
395. Anne Bradstreet poet To My Dear And Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet
If ever two were one, then surely we.
If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee.
6.71 8
396. Muriel Stuart poet In The Orchard by Muriel Stuart
'I thought you loved me.' 'No, it was only fun.'
'When we stood there, closer than all?' 'Well, the harvest moon
6.90 14
397. David Harris poet Just Beyond The Sunset by David Harris Silver Star - 4,417 Points
Just beyond the sunset
Someone waits for me
8.93 44
398. Matsuo Basho poet A Snowy Morning by Matsuo Basho
A snowy morning--
by myself,
5.45 4
399. Lawrence Ferlinghetti poet Constantly Risking Absurdity by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Constantly risking absurdity
and death
7.74 6
400. Emily Jane Brontë poet Come, Walk With Me by Emily Jane Brontë
Come, walk with me,
There's only thee
6.03 16
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