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Top 500 Poems


# Title Poet
“Wow! It’s Christmas, happiness coming
Now for the gift welcoming loving
on 1/1/2000
402. Ars Poetica
A poem should be palpable and mute
As a globed fruit
Archibald MacLeish poet by Archibald MacLeish
on 1/1/2000
403. Sun and Shadow
As I look from the isle, o'er its billows of green,
To the billows of foam-crested blue,
Oliver Wendell Holmes poet by Oliver Wendell Holmes
on 1/1/2000
404. All dreams not come true###(in 500)
All dreams may not come true
All credits due may not accrue
hasmukh amathalal poet by hasmukh amathalal
on 1/1/2000
405. Simple lyric
When I think of her sparkling face
And of her body that rocked this way and that,
Brian Patten poet by Brian Patten
on 1/1/2000
406. In The Summer
In the summer
I stretch out on the shore
Nizar Qabbani poet by Nizar Qabbani
on 1/1/2000
407. The Hound of Heaven
I fled Him down the nights and down the days
I fled Him down the arches of the years
Francis Thompson poet by Francis Thompson
on 1/1/2000
408. True Love
It is true love because
I put on eyeliner and a concerto and make pungent observations about the great issues of the day
Judith Viorst poet by Judith Viorst
on 1/1/2000
409. A Brown Girl Dead
With two white roses on her breasts,
White candles at head and feet,
Countee Cullen poet by Countee Cullen
on 1/1/2000
410. Affliction
When thou didst entice to thee my heart,
I thought the service brave:
George Herbert poet by George Herbert
on 1/1/2000
411. love is in my thought
Love is blind
Love is eyed
rajnish jena poet by rajnish jena
on 1/1/2000
412. Jenny Kissed Me
Jenny kissed me when we met,
Jumping from the chair she sat in;
James Henry Leigh Hunt poet by James Henry Leigh Hunt
on 1/1/2000
413. Death
Death is forever
So don't flirt with suicide
Brandi Young poet by Brandi Young
on 1/1/2000
414. Wait
Wait, for now.
Distrust everything, if you have to.
Galway Kinnell poet by Galway Kinnell
on 1/1/2000
415. What Were They Like?
Did the people of Viet Nam
use lanterns of stone?
Denise Levertov poet by Denise Levertov
on 1/1/2000
416. 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
417. A Poem For Myself
I was born in Mississippi;
I walked barefooted thru the mud.
Etheridge Knight poet by Etheridge Knight
on 1/1/2000
418. The Creation
And God stepped out on space,
And he looked around and said:
James Weldon Johnson poet by James Weldon Johnson
on 1/1/2000
419. Lost
Lost in a world, that scares me to death,
Lost in a crowd, I'm losing my breath.
Dan Brown poet by Dan Brown
on 1/1/2000
420. Absolutely Nothing
Once on a yellow piece of paper with green lines
he wrote a poem
Osoanon Nimuss poet by Osoanon Nimuss
on 1/1/2000
421. Did I Not Say To You
Did I not say to you, “Go not there, for I am your friend; in this
mirage of annihilation I am the fountain of life? ”
Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
on 1/1/2000
422. Dream-Love
Young Love lies sleeping
In May-time of the year,
Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
on 1/1/2000
423. The Masks of Love
I come in from a walk
With you
Alden Nowlan poet by Alden Nowlan
on 1/1/2000
424. 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
425. Boy at the Window
Seeing the snowman standing all alone
In dusk and cold is more than he can bear.
Richard Wilbur poet by Richard Wilbur
on 1/1/2000
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