Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


# Title Poet
401. Marriage A-La-Mode
Why should a foolish marriage vow,
Which long ago was made,
John Dryden poet by John Dryden
on 1/1/2000
402. LOVE IS
What is love, Love can't see you but you can't see it
Love is a sneaky thing I guess sort of slick
Daniel Chapman poet by Daniel Chapman
on 1/1/2000
403. 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
404. After Auschwitz
as black as a hook,
Anne Sexton poet by Anne Sexton
on 1/1/2000
405. Haiku (The taste...)
The taste
of rain
—Why kneel?
Jack Kerouac poet by Jack Kerouac
on 1/1/2000
406. The First And Last Time
Since we first met, I can’t seem to forget you
You mesmerize me with your beautiful face
Jhustin Sanao poet by Jhustin Sanao
on 1/1/2000
407. Monet Refuses The Operation
Doctor, you say there are no haloes
around the streetlights in Paris
Lisel Mueller poet by Lisel Mueller
on 1/1/2000
408. Ode
The spacious firmament on high,
With all the blue ethereal sky,
Joseph Addison poet by Joseph Addison
on 1/1/2000
409. Every Time I Kiss You
Every time I kiss you
After a long separation
Nizar Qabbani poet by Nizar Qabbani
on 1/1/2000
410. 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
411. school just school
School we need it
school, friends
kerri king poet by kerri king
on 1/1/2000
412. A Woman to her Lover
Do you come to me to bend me to your will
as conqueror to the vanquished
Christina Walsh poet by Christina Walsh
on 1/1/2000
413. 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
414. *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
415. 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
416. Secret Love
Not one kind friendly word!
Wilt thou in chilling silence sit;
Amelia Opie poet by Amelia Opie
on 1/1/2000
417. The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God
There's a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Khatmandu,
There's a little marble cross below the town;
John Milton Hayes poet by John Milton Hayes
on 1/1/2000
418. It is not Love it is Madness
(You say) It is not love, it is madness
My madness may be the cause of your fame
Mirza Ghalib poet by Mirza Ghalib
on 1/1/2000
419. 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
420. Why Me?
When the hopes are hassled
And relationships are rattled
Dr Hitesh Sheth poet by Dr Hitesh Sheth
on 1/1/2000
421. 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
422. 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
423. Haiku (The low yellow...)
The low yellow
moon above the
Jack Kerouac poet by Jack Kerouac
on 1/1/2000
424. Celestial Music
I have a friend who still believes in heaven.
Not a stupid person, yet with all she knows, she literally talks to God.
Louise Gluck poet by Louise Gluck
on 1/1/2000
425. All Day I Hear the Noise of Waters
All day I hear the noise of waters
Making moan,
James Joyce poet by James Joyce
on 1/1/2000
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