Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
451. Jack Kerouac poet Haiku (The Low Yellow...) by Jack Kerouac
The low yellow
moon above the
6.50 6
452. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet One Ring by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Ash nazg durbatulûk, ash nazg gimbatul,
Ash nazg thrakutulûk agh burzum-ishi krimpatul.
8.74 6
453. Sylvia Chidi poet Beautiful! by Sylvia Chidi Rookie - 282 Points
Honesty is beautiful
Kindness is beautiful
7.86 22
454. Ernest Christopher Dowson poet April Love by Ernest Christopher Dowson
We have walked in Love's land a little way,
We have learnt his lesson a little while,
6.38 14
455. Mary Havran poet Before The Dawn by Mary Havran Rookie
Before dawn wind rushes
driving night’s chill westward
9.46 23
456. Mahmoud Darwish poet I Come From There by Mahmoud Darwish
I come from there and I have memories
Born as mortals are, I have a mother
7.42 7
457. Galway Kinnell poet Oatmeal by Galway Kinnell
I eat oatmeal for breakfast.
I make it on the hot plate and put skimmed milk on it.
5.97 4
458. George Herbert poet Affliction by George Herbert
When thou didst entice to thee my heart,
I thought the service brave:
5.82 8
459. Thomas Campbell poet Lord Ullin's Daughter by Thomas Campbell
A chieftain, to the Highlands bound,
Cries, ``Boatman, do not tarry!
6.70 8
460. 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
461. Marianne Moore poet Poetry by Marianne Moore
I, too, dislike it: there are things that are important beyond all
this fiddle.
6.34 2
462. Mary Oliver poet A Dream Of Trees by Mary Oliver
There is a thing in me that dreamed of trees,
A quiet house, some green and modest acres
8.55 8
463. Katharine Lee Bates poet America The Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates
O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
5.84 16
464. ANJALI SINHA poet *** Your Beautiful Eyes *** In Top 500 Poems by ANJALI SINHA Rookie - 13 Points
I remember
vividly those serene eyes,
8.14 51
465. Letitia Elizabeth Landon poet Revenge by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Ay, gaze upon her rose-wreathed hair,
And gaze upon her smile;
7.21 22
466. Edward Lear poet The Owl And The Pussy-Cat by Edward Lear
The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea green boat,
6.48 3
467. Derek Walcott poet Midsummer, Tobago by Derek Walcott
Broad sun-stoned beaches.
White heat.
5.80 3
468. Amy Lowell poet Patterns by Amy Lowell
I walk down the garden-paths,
And all the daffodils
6.83 7
469. Claude McKay poet A Memory Of June by Claude McKay
When June comes dancing o'er the death of May,
With scarlet roses tinting her green breast,
5.63 5
470. MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK. poet ~ Why Hack My She ~ by MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK. Rookie - 173 Points
Why hack my mind?
I can be bare and nude.
9.29 164
471. Kalidasa poet Look To This Day by Kalidasa
Look to this day:
For it is life, the very life of life.
6.54 10
472. Sidney Lanier poet A Song Of Eternity In Time by Sidney Lanier
Once, at night, in the manor wood
My Love and I long silent stood,
6.40 13
473. Ella Wheeler Wilcox poet A Golden Day by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The subtle beauty of this day
Hangs o'er me like a fairy spell,
5.66 5
474. Robert Lowell poet Children Of Light by Robert Lowell
Our fathers wrung their bread from stocks and stones
And fenced their gardens with the Redmen's bones;
6.73 3
475. Joseph Brodsky poet A Song by Joseph Brodsky
I wish you were here, dear, I wish you were here.
I wish you sat on the sofa
8.00 7
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