Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
426. In Paris With You
Don't talk to me of love. I've had an earful
And I get tearful when I've downed a drink or two.
James Fenton poet by James Fenton
on 1/1/2000
427. 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
428. History of the Night
Through the course of generations
men brought the night into being.
Jorge Luis Borges poet by Jorge Luis Borges
on 1/1/2000
429. *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
430. Alone
I am alone, in spite of love,
In spite of all I take and give—
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 1/1/2000
431. Alone, Looking for Blossoms Along the River
The sorrow of riverside blossoms inexplicable,
And nowhere to complain -- I've gone half crazy.
Tu Fu poet by Tu Fu
on 1/1/2000
432. Stars
(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)
Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
Joyce Kilmer poet by Joyce Kilmer
on 1/1/2000
433. A Ballad of Gentleness
The firste stock-father of gentleness,
What man desireth gentle for to be,
Geoffrey Chaucer poet by Geoffrey Chaucer
on 1/1/2000
434. Tested By The Fire
Am I to be tested by fire?
Tempered, as steel, to forge the keener blade
Mary Havran poet by Mary Havran
on 1/1/2000
435. 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
436. Be With Those Who Help Your Being
Be with those who help your being.
Don't sit with indifferent people, whose breath
Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
on 1/1/2000
437. 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
438. 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
439. Affliction
When thou didst entice to thee my heart,
I thought the service brave:
George Herbert poet by George Herbert
on 1/1/2000
440. 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
441. Who Understands Me But Me
They turn the water off, so I live without water,
they build walls higher, so I live without treetops,
Jimmy Santiago Baca poet by Jimmy Santiago Baca
on 1/1/2000
442. The Box
Once upon a time, in the land of Hush-A-Bye,
Around about the wondrous days of yore,
Lascelles Abercrombie poet by Lascelles Abercrombie
on 1/1/2000
443. What Were They Like?
Did the people of Viet Nam
use lanterns of stone?
Denise Levertov poet by Denise Levertov
on 1/1/2000
444. What Do Women Want?
I want a red dress.
I want it flimsy and cheap,
Kim Addonizio poet by Kim Addonizio
on 1/1/2000
445. The New Colossus
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Emma Lazarus poet by Emma Lazarus
on 1/1/2000
446. Patterns
I walk down the garden-paths,
And all the daffodils
Amy Lowell poet by Amy Lowell
on 1/1/2000
447. Terror
Flashing rays
Thunderous sound
Sulaiman Mohd Yusof poet by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof
on 1/1/2000
448. 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
449. Before the Dawn
But like love
the archers
Federico García Lorca poet by Federico García Lorca
on 1/1/2000
450. 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
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