Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
426. Siegfried Sassoon poet Aftermath by Siegfried Sassoon
Have you forgotten yet?...
For the world's events have rumbled on since those gagged days,
6.65 2
427. Oliver Wendell Holmes poet The Boys by Oliver Wendell Holmes
HAS there any old fellow got mixed with the boys?
If there has, take him out, without making a noise.
5.93 7
428. emo girl poet Alone by emo girl Rookie
Sitting alone.......
in my dark creepy room..........
5.15 17
429. Tu Fu poet Alone, Looking For Blossoms Along The River by Tu Fu
The sorrow of riverside blossoms inexplicable,
And nowhere to complain -- I've gone half crazy.
7.34 25
430. jim foulk poet Lonely Am I by jim foulk Rookie
Lonely are the nights
Lonely are the days
8.84 29
431. Lawrence Ferlinghetti poet I Am Waiting by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
I am waiting for my case to come up
and I am waiting
8.13 2
432. Sarojini Naidu poet Autumn Song by Sarojini Naidu
Like a joy on the heart of a sorrow,
   The sunset hangs on a cloud;
6.38 3
433. Louise Gluck poet Celestial Music by Louise Gluck
I have a friend who still believes in heaven.
Not a stupid person, yet with all she knows, she literally talks to God.
6.97 11
434. John Greenleaf Whittier poet In School-Days by John Greenleaf Whittier
Still sits the school-house by the road,
A ragged beggar sleeping;
6.40 7
435. Michael Shepherd poet ! A Grief Ago by Michael Shepherd Rookie
'There is no grief
which time does not lessen
5.61 33
436. 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 6
437. James Joyce poet All Day I Hear The Noise Of Waters by James Joyce
All day I hear the noise of waters
Making moan,
7.18 5
438. Theodore Roethke poet In A Dark Time by Theodore Roethke
In a dark time, the eye begins to see,
I meet my shadow in the deepening shade;
7.60 2
439. Brandi Young poet Death by Brandi Young Rookie
Death is forever
So don't flirt with suicide
7.88 29
440. Mary Havran poet Before The Dawn by Mary Havran Rookie
Before dawn wind rushes
driving night’s chill westward
9.46 23
441. Steve Turner poet Creed by Steve Turner
We believe in Marxfreudanddarwin.
We believe everything is OK
8.86 9
442. 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
8.79 16
443. Joyce Kilmer poet Stars by Joyce Kilmer
(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)
Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
6.76 16
444. Vijay Sai poet A Desperate Cry by Vijay Sai Rookie - 42 Points
God's creation
Blessed to be born in this world
8.47 181
445. David Berman poet Self-Portrait At 28 by David Berman
I know it's a bad title
but I'm giving it to myself as a gift
9.37 8
446. Eugene Field poet Little Boy Blue by Eugene Field
The little toy dog is covered with dust,
But sturdy and stanch he stands;
6.66 8
447. Shel Silverstein poet A Boy Named Sue by Shel Silverstein
Well, my daddy left home when I was three,
and he didn't leave much to Ma and me,
6.34 5
448. Henry Vaughan poet Friends Departed by Henry Vaughan
They are all gone into the world of light!
And I alone sit ling'ring here;
6.44 13
449. Vikram Seth poet Distressful Homonyms by Vikram Seth
Since for me now you have no warmth to spare
I sense I must adopt a sane and spare
8.38 8
450. AISWARYA T ANISH poet The Great Valuable Gift On Christmas Day by AISWARYA T ANISH Rookie - 29 Points
“Wow! It’s Christmas, happiness coming
Now for the gift welcoming loving
8.38 229
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