Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


# Title Poet
26. Let Me Die A Youngman's Death
Let me die a youngman's death
not a clean and inbetween
Roger McGough poet by Roger McGough
on 1/1/2000
27. O Captain! My Captain!

O CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearful trip is done;
Walt Whitman poet by Walt Whitman
on 1/1/2000
28. Mother to Son
Well, son, I'll tell you:
Life for me ain't been no crystal stair.
Langston Hughes poet by Langston Hughes
on 1/1/2000
29. The Lesson
Chaos ruled OK in the classroom
as bravely the teacher walked in
Roger McGough poet by Roger McGough
on 1/1/2000
30. No Man Is An Island
No man is an island,
Entire of itself,
John Donne poet by John Donne
on 1/1/2000
31. A Smile To Remember
we had goldfish and they circled around and around
in the bowl on the table near the heavy drapes
Charles Bukowski poet by Charles Bukowski
on 1/1/2000
32. On the Ning Nang Nong
On the Ning Nang Nong
Where the Cows go Bong!
Spike Milligan poet by Spike Milligan
on 1/1/2000
33. A Fairy Song
Over hill, over dale,
Thorough bush, thorough brier,
William Shakespeare poet by William Shakespeare
on 1/1/2000
34. "Why do I love" You, Sir?
"Why do I love" You, Sir?
Emily Dickinson poet by Emily Dickinson
on 1/1/2000
35. Alone With Everybody
the flesh covers the bone
and they put a mind
Charles Bukowski poet by Charles Bukowski
on 1/1/2000
36. A Psalm of Life
Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream!
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
on 1/1/2000
37. How Do I Love Thee?
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
on 1/1/2000
38. Remember
Remember me when I am gone away,
Gone far away into the silent land;
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet by Christina Georgina Rossetti
on 1/1/2000
39. A Thing of Beauty (Endymion)
A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
Its lovliness increases; it will never
John Keats poet by John Keats
on 1/1/2000
40. Trees
I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
Joyce Kilmer poet by Joyce Kilmer
on 1/1/2000
41. All That is Gold Does Not Glitter
All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
on 1/1/2000
42. "I Am Not Yours"
I am not yours, not lost in you,
Not lost, although I long to be
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 1/1/2000
43. Richard Cory
Whenever Richard Cory went down town,
We people on the pavement looked at him:
Edwin Arlington Robinson poet by Edwin Arlington Robinson
on 1/1/2000
44. Ozymandias
I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: `Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Percy Bysshe Shelley poet by Percy Bysshe Shelley
on 1/1/2000
45. "Faith" is a fine invention
"Faith" is a fine invention
Emily Dickinson poet by Emily Dickinson
on 1/1/2000
46. The Tiger
Tiger! Tiger! burning bright
In the forest of the night
William Blake poet by William Blake
on 1/1/2000
47. Dulce et Decorum Est
1 Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,
2 Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge,
Wilfred Owen poet by Wilfred Owen
on 1/1/2000
48. The Pig
In England once there lived a big
And wonderfully clever pig.
Roald Dahl poet by Roald Dahl
on 1/1/2000
49. Jabberwocky
'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
Lewis Carroll poet by Lewis Carroll
on 1/1/2000
50. Death Be Not Proud
Death be not proud, though some have called thee
Mighty and dreadfull, for, thou art not soe,
John Donne poet by John Donne
on 1/1/2000
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