Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
401. Dreams
Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurl'd
By dreams, each one into a several world.
Robert Herrick poet by Robert Herrick
on 1/1/2000
402. Lord Ullin's Daughter
A chieftain, to the Highlands bound,
Cries, ``Boatman, do not tarry!
Thomas Campbell poet by Thomas Campbell
on 1/1/2000
403. A Farewell
I
My fairest child, I have no song to give you;
Charles Kingsley poet by Charles Kingsley
on 1/1/2000
404. A bee
A bee
staggers out
Matsuo Basho poet by Matsuo Basho
on 1/1/2000
405. An old life
Snow fell in the night.
At five-fifteen I woke to a bluish
Donald Hall poet by Donald Hall
on 1/1/2000
406. America the Beautiful
O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
Katharine Lee Bates poet by Katharine Lee Bates
on 1/1/2000
407. school just school
School we need it
school, friends
kerri king poet by kerri king
on 1/1/2000
408. Little Boy Blue
The little toy dog is covered with dust,
But sturdy and stanch he stands;
Eugene Field poet by Eugene Field
on 1/1/2000
409. In The Summer
In the summer
I stretch out on the shore
Nizar Qabbani poet by Nizar Qabbani
on 1/1/2000
410. *A Humble Complaint*
You could have been more polite observing me,
Your harsh words have left
Mohammad Akmal Nazir poet by Mohammad Akmal Nazir
on 1/1/2000
411. Revenge
Ay, gaze upon her rose-wreathed hair,
And gaze upon her smile;
Letitia Elizabeth Landon poet by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
on 1/1/2000
412. Under One Small Star
My apologies to chance for calling it necessity.
My apologies to necessity if I'm mistaken, after all.
Wislawa Szymborska poet by Wislawa Szymborska
on 1/1/2000
413. What Were They Like?
Did the people of Viet Nam
use lanterns of stone?
Denise Levertov poet by Denise Levertov
on 1/1/2000
414. How pleasant to know Mr. Lear
How pleasant to know Mr. Lear,
Who has written such volumes of stuff.
Edward Lear poet by Edward Lear
on 1/1/2000
415. Wait
Wait, for now.
Distrust everything, if you have to.
Galway Kinnell poet by Galway Kinnell
on 1/1/2000
416. A marriage of two
A marriage of two
is for love that is true
Sylvia Chidi poet by Sylvia Chidi
on 1/1/2000
417. Why Me?
When the hopes are hassled
And relationships are rattled
Dr Hitesh Sheth poet by Dr Hitesh Sheth
on 1/1/2000
418. Anna Who Was Mad
Anna who was mad,
I have a knife in my armpit.
Anne Sexton poet by Anne Sexton
on 1/1/2000
419. A Memory of June
When June comes dancing o'er the death of May,
With scarlet roses tinting her green breast,
Claude McKay poet by Claude McKay
on 1/1/2000
420. Every Time I Kiss You
Every time I kiss you
After a long separation
Nizar Qabbani poet by Nizar Qabbani
on 1/1/2000
421. Please Mrs Butler
Please Mrs Butler
This boy Derek Drew
Allan Ahlberg poet by Allan Ahlberg
on 1/1/2000
422. Hug O'War
I will not play at tug o' war.
I'd rather play at hug o' war,
Sheldon Allan Silverstein poet by Sheldon Allan Silverstein
on 1/1/2000
423. One Ring
Ash nazg durbatulûk, ash nazg gimbatul,
Ash nazg thrakutulûk agh burzum-ishi krimpatul.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
on 1/1/2000
424. Haiku (The taste...)
The taste
of rain
—Why kneel?
Jack Kerouac poet by Jack Kerouac
on 1/1/2000
425. In Reference to her Children
I had eight birds hatched in one nest,
Four cocks there were, and hens the rest.
Anne Bradstreet poet by Anne Bradstreet
on 1/1/2000
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