Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
426. Louis Macneice poet Snow by Louis Macneice
The room was suddenly rich and the great bay-window was
Spawning snow and pink roses against it
6.86 4
427. Felicia Dorothea Hemans poet Casabianca by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
The boy stood on the burning deck
Whence all but he had fled;
6.24 11
428. Nizar Qabbani poet In The Summer by Nizar Qabbani
In the summer
I stretch out on the shore
6.68 3
429. Simon Armitage poet About His Person by Simon Armitage
Five pounds fifty in change, exactly,
a library card on its date of expiry.
7.13 7
430. Judith Viorst poet Since Hanna Moved Away by Judith Viorst
The tires on my bike are flat.
The sky is grouchy gray.
8.36 12
431. Shel Silverstein poet Hug O'War by Shel Silverstein
I will not play at tug o' war.
I'd rather play at hug o' war,
7.20 2
432. Abdul Wahab poet >≫≫I Want To Die by Abdul Wahab Gold Star - 15,826 Points
Heavenly cursed and heavily sinned I
No more i like to add them, so, I want to die
8.58 100
433. Thomas Campbell poet Lord Ullin's Daughter by Thomas Campbell
A chieftain, to the Highlands bound,
Cries, ``Boatman, do not tarry!
6.75 9
434. 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
435. MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK. poet ~ Why Hack My She ~ by MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK. Rookie - 281 Points
Why hack my mind?
I can be bare and nude.
9.30 167
436. Sayeed Abubakar poet A Strange Boy by Sayeed Abubakar Gold Star - 10,230 Points
An innocent boy leaving the lap of mother
opened his fearful eyes in the war-trodden world
5.76 42
437. jim foulk poet Lonely Am I by jim foulk Rookie
Lonely are the nights
Lonely are the days
8.84 29
438. Sonia Sanchez poet Personal Letter No. 3 by Sonia Sanchez
nothing will keep
us young you know
7.12 7
439. Robinson Jeffers poet Vulture by Robinson Jeffers
I had walked since dawn and lay down to rest on a bare hillside
Above the ocean. I saw through half-shut eyelids a vulture wheeling
6.15 8
440. Nizar Qabbani poet Language by Nizar Qabbani
When a man is in love
how can he use old words?
6.25 7
441. Joyce Kilmer poet The House With Nobody In It by Joyce Kilmer
Whenever I walk to Suffern along the Erie track
I go by a poor old farmhouse with its shingles broken and black.
7.65 15
442. Jonathan Swift poet A Beautiful Young Nymph Going To Bed by Jonathan Swift
Corinna, Pride of Drury-Lane,
For whom no Shepherd sighs in vain;
6.20 16
443. Naomi Shihab Nye poet Making A Fist by Naomi Shihab Nye
We forget that we are all dead men conversing wtih dead men.
—Jorge Luis Borges
8.14 6
444. Sappho poet He Is More Than A Hero by Sappho
He is more than a hero
he is a god in my eyes--
6.05 4
445. Brian Patten poet When You Wake Tomorrow by Brian Patten
I will give you a poem when you wake tomorrow.
It will be a peaceful poem.
8.52 6
446. Linda Pastan poet A New Poet by Linda Pastan
Finding a new poet
is like finding a new wildflower
7.86 20
447. Vijay Sai poet A Desperate Cry by Vijay Sai Rookie - 356 Points
God's creation
Blessed to be born in this world
8.43 185
448. 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
449. Kalidasa poet Look To This Day by Kalidasa
Look to this day:
For it is life, the very life of life.
6.54 11
450. 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
8.41 17
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