Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
376. Sir Henry Newbolt poet Vitaï Lampada by Sir Henry Newbolt
There's a breathless hush in the Close to-night --
Ten to make and the match to win --
7.45 5
377. Heather Burns poet Being With You by Heather Burns Gold Star - 10,063 Points
Being with you for just
awhile
6.97 40
378. Archibald MacLeish poet Ars Poetica by Archibald MacLeish
A poem should be palpable and mute
As a globed fruit
7.03 5
379. Marge Piercy poet To Be Of Use by Marge Piercy
The people I love the best
jump into work head first
6.26 5
380. Dr Hitesh Sheth poet Why Me? by Dr Hitesh Sheth Rookie - 3 Points
When the hopes are hassled
And relationships are rattled
9.27 114
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
6.25 17
382. Lawrence Ferlinghetti poet Constantly Risking Absurdity by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Constantly risking absurdity
and death
7.74 4
383. Arthur Rimbaud poet Novel by Arthur Rimbaud
I.
No one's serious at seventeen.
7.39 7
384. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
1.00 50
385. Sharon Olds poet The Victims by Sharon Olds
When Mother divorced you, we were glad. She took it and
took it in silence, all those years and then
6.80 6
386. George Gordon Byron poet There Is Pleasure In The Pathless Woods by George Gordon Byron
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
6.72 12
387. David Harris poet Just Beyond The Sunset by David Harris Veteran Poet - 1,863 Points
Just beyond the sunset
Someone waits for me
9.32 34
388. Rupert Brooke poet 1914 I: Peace by Rupert Brooke
Now, God be thanked Who has watched us with His hour,
And caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping,
6.35 12
389. Jeffrey McDaniel poet The Quiet World by Jeffrey McDaniel Rookie
In an effort to get people to look
into each other's eyes more,
9.12 10
390. Tu Fu poet Alone, Looking For Blossoms Along The River by Tu Fu
The sorrow of riverside blossoms inexplicable,
And nowhere to complain -- I've gone half crazy.
7.35 27
391. Jack Kerouac poet Haiku (The Taste...) by Jack Kerouac
The taste
of rain
—Why kneel?
7.21 12
392. Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet Be With Those Who Help Your Being by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
Be with those who help your being.
Don't sit with indifferent people, whose breath
5.81 4
393. Algernon Charles Swinburne poet A Ballad Of Dreamland by Algernon Charles Swinburne
I hid my heart in a nest of roses,
Out of the sun's way, hidden apart;
6.16 11
394. Alison Cassidy poet Wild Geese By Mary Oliver by Alison Cassidy Rookie
You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
8.79 16
395. Edward Lear poet How Pleasant To Know Mr. Lear by Edward Lear
How pleasant to know Mr. Lear,
Who has written such volumes of stuff.
5.90 3
396. Abdul Wahab poet >≫≫I Want To Die by Abdul Wahab Silver Star - 3,796 Points
Heavenly cursed and heavily sinned I
No more i like to add them, so, I want to die
8.58 98
397. Matsuo Basho poet A Snowy Morning by Matsuo Basho
A snowy morning--
by myself,
5.34 2
398. Vikram Seth poet Round And Round by Vikram Seth
After a long and wretched flight
That stretched from daylight into night,
6.43 7
399. Anna Akhmatova poet Everything by Anna Akhmatova
Everything’s looted, betrayed and traded,
black death’s wing’s overhead.
6.51 7
400. Sappho poet He Is More Than A Hero by Sappho
He is more than a hero
he is a god in my eyes--
5.98 3
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