Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
476. Absolutely Nothing
Once on a yellow piece of paper with green lines
he wrote a poem
Osoanon Nimuss poet by Osoanon Nimuss
on 1/1/2000
477. A Ballad of Gentleness
The firste stock-father of gentleness,
What man desireth gentle for to be,
Geoffrey Chaucer poet by Geoffrey Chaucer
on 1/1/2000
478. A snowy morning
A snowy morning--
by myself,
Matsuo Basho poet by Matsuo Basho
on 1/1/2000
479. History of the Night
Through the course of generations
men brought the night into being.
Jorge Luis Borges poet by Jorge Luis Borges
on 1/1/2000
480. On Growing Old
Be with me, Beauty, for the fire is dying;
My dog and I are old, too old for roving.
John Masefield poet by John Masefield
on 1/1/2000
481. Anger fills my heart and soul
Anger fills my heart and soul
Anger takes a mighty toll
Jacob Hill poet by Jacob Hill
on 1/1/2000
482. Truth
Fle fro the pres, and dwelle with sothefastnesse,
Suffise thin owen thing, thei it be smal;
Geoffrey Chaucer poet by Geoffrey Chaucer
on 1/1/2000
483. Alone on Sea
Alone i lay on a wooden raft
Alone i stay in the dark
Allenika ... poet by Allenika ...
on 1/1/2000
484. ! A grief ago
'There is no grief
which time does not lessen
Michael Shepherd poet by Michael Shepherd
on 1/1/2000
485. Wild Geese by Mary Oliver
You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
Alison Cassidy poet by Alison Cassidy
on 1/1/2000
486. 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
487. A Brown Girl Dead
With two white roses on her breasts,
White candles at head and feet,
Countee Cullen poet by Countee Cullen
on 1/1/2000
488. 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
489. 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
490. Divorce
Woke up suddenly thinking I heard crying.
Rushed through the dark house.
Jack Gilbert poet by Jack Gilbert
on 1/1/2000
491. "Ave Ceasar"
Long ago the Gladiators,
When the call to combat came,
Andrew Barton Paterson poet by Andrew Barton Paterson
on 1/1/2000
492. In School-Days
Still sits the school-house by the road,
A ragged beggar sleeping;
John Greenleaf Whittier poet by John Greenleaf Whittier
on 1/1/2000
493. Creed
We believe in Marxfreudanddarwin.
We believe everything is OK
Steve Turner poet by Steve Turner
on 1/1/2000
494. A New Poet
Finding a new poet
is like finding a new wildflower
Linda Pastan poet by Linda Pastan
on 1/1/2000
495. You Men
(Español)
Hombres necios que acusáis
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz poet by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
on 1/1/2000
496. Friends Departed
They are all gone into the world of light!
And I alone sit ling'ring here;
Henry Vaughan poet by Henry Vaughan
on 1/1/2000
497. Child on Top of a Greenhouse
The wind billowing out the seat of my britches,
My feet crackling splinters of glass and dried putty,
Theodore Roethke poet by Theodore Roethke
on 1/1/2000
498. Heritage
What is Africa to me:
Copper sun or scarlet sea,
Countee Cullen poet by Countee Cullen
on 1/1/2000
499. 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
500. To a Cat
Mirrors are not more silent
nor the creeping dawn more secretive;
Jorge Luis Borges poet by Jorge Luis Borges
on 1/1/2000
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