Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
76. John Keats poet When I Have Fears by John Keats

When I have fears that I may cease to be
7.10 29
77. Derek Walcott poet Love After Love by Derek Walcott
The time will come
when, with elation
8.20 25
78. Jack Prelutsky poet Last Night I Dreamed of Chickens by Jack Prelutsky
Last night I dreamed of chickens,
there were chickens everywhere,
7.89 26
79. John McCrae poet In Flanders Field by John McCrae
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
8.68 24
80. Walter de la Mare poet The Listeners by Walter de la Mare
"Is there anybody there?" said the Traveller,
Knocking on the moonlit door;
7.34 23
81. Robert William Service poet The Cremation Of Sam McGee by Robert William Service
There are strange things done in the midnight sun
By the men who moil for gold;
8.99 26
82. Jack Prelutsky poet Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face by Jack Prelutsky
Be glad your nose is on your face,
not pasted on some other place,
8.10 13
83. John Milton poet On His Blindness by John Milton
When I consider how my light is spent
Ere half my days in this dark world and wide,
6.20 22
84. William Carlos Williams poet The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams
so much depends
upon
7.29 30
85. Tupac Shakur poet I Cry by Tupac Shakur Rookie
Sometimes when I'm alone
I Cry,
8.83 47
86. William Butler Yeats poet He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven by William Butler Yeats
HAD I the heavens' embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
9.00 13
87. Spike Milligan poet Have A Nice Day by Spike Milligan
'Help, help, ' said a man. 'I'm drowning.'
'Hang on, ' said a man from the shore.
8.47 20
88. Rabindranath Tagore poet Where The Mind Is Without Fear by Rabindranath Tagore
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Where knowledge is free
7.95 25
89. William Butler Yeats poet A Drinking Song by William Butler Yeats
WINE comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
7.38 21
90. Henry David Thoreau poet Friendship by Henry David Thoreau
I think awhile of Love, and while I think,
Love is to me a world,
7.31 33
91. John Clare poet First Love by John Clare
I ne'er was struck before that hour
With love so sudden and so sweet,
7.90 26
92. Robert Burns poet A Fond Kiss by Robert Burns
A fond kiss, and then we sever;
A farewell, and then forever!
6.83 19
93. Billy Collins poet Another Reason Why I Don't Keep A Gun In The House by Billy Collins
The neighbors' dog will not stop barking.
He is barking the same high, rhythmic bark
8.10 24
94. William Henry Davies poet Leisure by William Henry Davies
What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.
8.11 19
95. Ogden Nash poet A Word to Husbands by Ogden Nash
To keep your marriage brimming
With love in the loving cup,
7.29 12
96. Billy Collins poet Introduction To Poetry by Billy Collins
I ask them to take a poem
and hold it up to the light
8.79 29
97. Michael Rosen poet Chocolate Cake by Michael Rosen
I love chocolate cake.
And when I was a boy
7.84 16
98. Khalil Gibran poet A Lover's Call XXVII by Khalil Gibran
Where are you, my beloved? Are you in that little
Paradise, watering the flowers who look upon you
7.03 18
99. Rupert Brooke poet 1914 V: The Soldier by Rupert Brooke
If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
6.95 32
100. Marge Piercy poet Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy
This girlchild was born as usual
and presented dolls that did pee-pee
8.06 24
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