Top 500 Poems
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A New Poet
by Linda Pastan
Finding a new poet
is like finding a new wildflower
by Derek Walcott
Broad sun-stoned beaches.
by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Ash nazg durbatulûk, ash nazg gimbatul,
Ash nazg thrakutulûk agh burzum-ishi krimpatul.
04 Tongues Made Of Glass
by Shaun Shane
by Oliver Wendell Holmes
HAS there any old fellow got mixed with the boys?
If there has, take him out, without making a noise.
About His Person
by Simon Armitage
Five pounds fifty in change, exactly,
a library card on its date of expiry.
by George Herbert
When thou didst entice to thee my heart,
I thought the service brave:
by Countee Cullen
Dead men are wisest, for they know
How far the roots of flowers go,
by Gabriela Mistral
Let us go now into the forest.
Trees will pass by your face,
A Love By The Sea
by William Ernest Henley
Out of the starless night that covers me,
(O tribulation of the wind that rolls!)
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
by Naomi Shihab Nye
"A true Arab knows how to catch a fly in his hands,"
my father would say. And he'd prove it,
by Anna Akhmatova
Everything’s looted, betrayed and traded,
black death’s wing’s overhead.
by Sharon Olds
Then dirt scared me, because of the dirt
he had put on her face. And her training bra
The New Colossus
by Emma Lazarus
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
When You Wake Tomorrow
by Brian Patten
I will give you a poem when you wake tomorrow.
It will be a peaceful poem.
It Is Your Smile…
by Hebert Logerie
Woman, let me demystify you,
So I can see why I love you
What Is Hope.................
by Vineet Bansal
What hope means
Hope is bright shining light which keeps darkness at the bay
by Joyce Kilmer
(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)
Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
The First And Last Time
by Jhustin Sanao
Since we first met, I can’t seem to forget you
You mesmerize me with your beautiful face
Sun And Shadow
by Oliver Wendell Holmes
As I look from the isle, o'er its billows of green,
To the billows of foam-crested blue,
Defence Of Fort Mchenry (Stars And Stripes Forever)
by Francis Scott Key
O! say can you see, by the dawn's early light,
What so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming,
by Seamus Heaney
Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests; snug as a gun.
by Sir Walter Scott
O young Lochinvar is come out of the west,
Through all the wide Border his steed was the best;
Self-Portrait In A Convex Mirror
by John Ashbery
As Parmigianino did it, the right hand
Bigger than the head, thrust at the viewer