Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
76. Dr. Antony Theodore poet If You Die Before Me by Dr. Antony Theodore Gold Star - 83,140 Points
If you die before me
I would jump down into your grave
9.48 833
77. 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
8.09 48
78. Spike Milligan poet A Silly Poem by Spike Milligan
Said Hamlet to Ophelia,
I'll draw a sketch of thee,
8.02 32
79. 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 22
80. John Keats poet When I Have Fears by John Keats
When I have fears that I may cease to be
Before my pen has glean'd my teeming brain,
7.14 36
81. Ernestine Northover poet Hold You In My Smile by Ernestine Northover Veteran Poet - 1,304 Points
Sweet moment, stay with me,
and pray do not flee so soon,
8.33 86
82. Elizabeth Bishop poet I Am In Need Of Music by Elizabeth Bishop
I am in need of music that would flow
Over my fretful, feeling fingertips,
7.62 19
83. 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 31
84. yoonoos peerbocus poet A Baby's View Of Abortion by yoonoos peerbocus Bronze Star - 2,615 Points
I came as tomorrow
Swaddled in innocence
8.23 344
85. John McCrae poet In Flanders Field by John McCrae
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
8.69 33
86. Walt Whitman poet A Child Said, What Is The Grass? by Walt Whitman
A child said, What is the grass? fetching it to me with full
6.66 25
87. 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,
9.03 15
88. 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.
8.12 29
89. Henry Scott Holland poet Death Is Nothing At All by Henry Scott Holland Rookie
Death is nothing at all.
I have only slipped away to the next room.
8.27 54
90. Jack Prelutsky poet Last Night I Dreamed Of Chickens by Jack Prelutsky
Last night I dreamed of chickens,
there were chickens everywhere,
7.89 25
91. Marge Piercy poet Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy
This girlchild was born as usual
and presented dolls that did pee-pee
8.06 32
92. Octavio Paz poet No More Clichés by Octavio Paz
Beautiful face
That like a daisy opens its petals to the sun
7.90 34
93. William Carlos Williams poet The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams
so much depends
7.30 31
94. 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;
9.00 27
95. Vikram Seth poet All You Who Sleep Tonight by Vikram Seth
All you who sleep tonight
Far from the ones you love,
8.60 32
96. 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,
6.22 29
97. Chinedu Dike poet Mandela - The Immortal Icon by Chinedu Dike Gold Star - 73,096 Points
The Peace Warrior Of Mzansi, among heroes - A Colossus!
Sun Of The Nation; A rare gift of Providence.
8.80 1,201
98. William Butler Yeats poet A Drinking Song by William Butler Yeats
WINE comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
7.41 25
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
6.97 43
100. Tupac Shakur poet I Cry by Tupac Shakur Rookie
Sometimes when I'm alone
I Cry,
8.85 49
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