Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
101. 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
102. Fabrizio Frosini poet Nocturnal Snowing by Fabrizio Frosini Gold Star - 141,834 Points
«Let this fluffy snow fall upon our
Dreams and make them shine! »
9.66 180
103. Ogden Nash poet A Word To Husbands by Ogden Nash
To keep your marriage brimming
With love in the loving cup,
7.30 21
104. Leo Marks poet The Life That I Have by Leo Marks
The life that I have
Is all that I have
8.79 28
105. William Butler Yeats poet A Crazed Girl by William Butler Yeats
THAT crazed girl improvising her music.
Her poetry, dancing upon the shore,
6.88 31
106. 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.
8.45 21
107. Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome decree :
7.65 29
108. Jennifer Rondeau poet Fallen Angel by Jennifer Rondeau Rookie - 226 Points
I have fallen from sky,
Fallen to the ground,
8.19 82
109. Michael Rosen poet Chocolate Cake by Michael Rosen
I love chocolate cake.
And when I was a boy
7.85 19
110. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet A Gleam Of Sunshine by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
This is the place. Stand still, my steed,
Let me review the scene,
6.15 31
111. John McCrae poet In Flanders Field by John McCrae
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
8.69 33
112. Edmund Spenser poet My Love Is Like To Ice by Edmund Spenser
My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
6.12 44
113. Dorothy Parker poet A Very Short Song by Dorothy Parker
Once, when I was young and true,
Someone left me sad-
7.32 29
114. Henry David Thoreau poet Friendship by Henry David Thoreau
I think awhile of Love, and while I think,
Love is to me a world,
7.30 35
115. Margaret Atwood poet A Sad Child by Margaret Atwood
You're sad because you're sad.
It's psychic. It's the age. It's chemical.
7.50 22
116. Christina Georgina Rossetti poet Echo by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Come to me in the silence of the night;
Come in the speaking silence of a dream;
6.70 26
117. Walter de la Mare poet Silver by Walter de la Mare
Slowly, silently, now the moon
Walks the night in her silver shoon;
7.80 27
118. James Henry Leigh Hunt poet Abou Ben Adhem by James Henry Leigh Hunt
Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!)
Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace,
8.24 42
119. 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
7.13 23
120. William Carlos Williams poet This Is Just To Say by William Carlos Williams
I have eaten
the plums
6.87 17
121. Gwendolyn Brooks poet The Mother by Gwendolyn Brooks
Abortions will not let you forget.
You remember the children you got that you did not get,
8.00 18
122. Tupac Shakur poet The Rose That Grew From Concrete by Tupac Shakur Rookie
Did you hear about the rose that grew
from a crack in the concrete?
8.49 27
123. Theodore Roethke poet My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke
The whiskey on your breath
Could make a small boy dizzy;
7.70 24
124. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet Ulysses by Alfred Lord Tennyson
It little profits that an idle king,
By this still hearth, among these barren crags,
7.07 23
125. Fabrizio Frosini poet Tenderness by Fabrizio Frosini Gold Star - 141,834 Points
Yearning for tenderness.
The one lost —It's so long -so long
9.52 141
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