Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
451. 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
452. Chantel Braatz poet School Is Not So Cool by Chantel Braatz Rookie
School, School, School,
A school is not so cool
7.72 11
453. Brian Patten poet Simple lyric by Brian Patten
When I think of her sparkling face
And of her body that rocked this way and that,
7.34 5
454. Anna Akhmatova poet Everything by Anna Akhmatova
Everything’s looted, betrayed and traded,
black death’s wing’s overhead.
6.43 7
455. Sarojini Naidu poet Coromandel Fishers by Sarojini Naidu
Rise, brothers, rise; the wakening skies pray to the morning light,
The wind lies asleep in the arms of the dawn like a child that has cried all nig
6.31 6
456. 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 15
457. 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
458. Sidney Lanier poet The Wedding by Sidney Lanier
O marriage-bells, your clamor tells
Two weddings in one breath.
6.19 17
459. David Bates poet Childhood by David Bates
Childhood, sweet and sunny childhood,
With its careless, thoughtless air,
7.19 22
460. Robert Lowell poet The Old Flame by Robert Lowell
My old flame, my wife!
Remember our lists of birds?
5.74 5
461. 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
462. Vikram Seth poet Round and Round by Vikram Seth
After a long and wretched flight
That stretched from daylight into night,
6.43 7
463. Leonard Cohen poet Dance Me To The End Of Love by Leonard Cohen
Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin
Dance me through the panic 'til I'm gathered safely in
7.16 5
464. Nizar Qabbani poet Every Time I Kiss You by Nizar Qabbani
Every time I kiss you
After a long separation
6.36 2
465. 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
466. Federico García Lorca poet Before the Dawn by Federico García Lorca
But like love
the archers
5.91 2
467. 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
468. George Gordon Byron poet There Is Pleasure In The Pathless Woods by George Gordon Byron
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
6.50 7
469. Sarojini Naidu poet Indian Weavers by Sarojini Naidu
WEAVERS, weaving at break of day,
Why do you weave a garment so gay? . . .
6.33 4
470. Lucille Clifton poet Poem in praise of menstruation by Lucille Clifton
if there is a river
more beautiful than this
6.63 5
471. Linda Pastan poet A New Poet by Linda Pastan
Finding a new poet
is like finding a new wildflower
7.78 17
472. Algernon Charles Swinburne poet A Ballad of Death by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Kneel down, fair Love, and fill thyself with tears,
Girdle thyself with sighing for a girth
5.42 13
473. Sonia Sanchez poet Personal Letter No. 3 by Sonia Sanchez
nothing will keep
us young you know
7.06 5
474. Jordan Moore poet Her... by Jordan Moore Rookie
I can never get my mind off her,
I wonder if she'd mind if i'd,
7.03 27
475. Lucille Clifton poet i am accused of tending to the past by Lucille Clifton
i am accused of tending to the past
as if i made it,
8.28 4
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