Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
451. 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
452. 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
453. The Seed-Shop
Here in a quiet and dusty room they lie,
Faded as crumbled stone or shifting sand,
Muriel Stuart poet by Muriel Stuart
on 1/1/2000
454. Five Ways To Kill A Man
There are many cumbersome ways to kill a man.
You can make him carry a plank of wood
Edwin Brock poet by Edwin Brock
on 1/1/2000
455. Novel
I.
No one's serious at seventeen.
Arthur Rimbaud poet by Arthur Rimbaud
on 1/1/2000
456. First Lesson
Lie back daughter, let your head
be tipped back in the cup of my hand.
Philip Booth poet by Philip Booth
on 1/1/2000
457. 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
458. Ballad of the Moon
translated by Will Kirkland
The moon came into the forge
Federico García Lorca poet by Federico García Lorca
on 1/1/2000
459. Tear Drops And Closed Caskets The Good Die Young.
I went to a party, Mom,
I remembered what you said.
Tamara Moir poet by Tamara Moir
on 1/1/2000
460. The Man from Snowy River
There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around
That the colt from old Regret had got away,
Andrew Barton Paterson poet by Andrew Barton Paterson
on 1/1/2000
461. The Hope Of My Heart
"Delicta juventutis et ignorantius ejus, quoesumus ne memineris, Domine."
I left, to earth, a little maiden fair,
John McCrae poet by John McCrae
on 1/1/2000
462. On what is best
Some celebrate the beauty
of knights, or infantry,
Sappho poet by Sappho
on 1/1/2000
463. The Quiet World
In an effort to get people to look
into each other's eyes more,
Jeffrey McDaniel poet by Jeffrey McDaniel
on 1/1/2000
464. America the Beautiful
O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
Katharine Lee Bates poet by Katharine Lee Bates
on 1/1/2000
465. Language
When a man is in love
how can he use old words?
Nizar Qabbani poet by Nizar Qabbani
on 1/1/2000
466. Ode on Solitude
Happy the man, whose wish and care
A few paternal acres bound,
Alexander Pope poet by Alexander Pope
on 1/1/2000
467. Lonely am I
Lonely are the nights
Lonely are the days
jim foulk poet by jim foulk
on 1/1/2000
468. Ash Wednesday
I
Because I do not hope to turn again
Thomas Stearns Eliot poet by Thomas Stearns Eliot
on 1/1/2000
469. Come, Walk With Me
Come, walk with me,
There's only thee
Emily Jane Brontë poet by Emily Jane Brontë
on 1/1/2000
470. 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
471. Haiku (The low yellow...)
The low yellow
moon above the
Jack Kerouac poet by Jack Kerouac
on 1/1/2000
472. 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
473. Alone on Sea
Alone i lay on a wooden raft
Alone i stay in the dark
Allenika ... poet by Allenika ...
on 1/1/2000
474. Before the Dawn
But like love
the archers
Federico García Lorca poet by Federico García Lorca
on 1/1/2000
475. Ars Poetica
A poem should be palpable and mute
As a globed fruit
Archibald MacLeish poet by Archibald MacLeish
on 1/1/2000
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