Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
126. Paul Laurence Dunbar poet Life's Tragedy by Paul Laurence Dunbar
It may be misery not to sing at all,
And to go silent through the brimming day;
7.45 25
127. Charlotte Brontë poet Life by Charlotte Brontë
LIFE, believe, is not a dream
So dark as sages say;
7.37 25
128. Marieta Maglas poet Latina Time by Marieta Maglas Veteran Poet - 1,001 Points
This game is the way in which slaughter becomes an end in itself.
Acta est fabula plaudite
9.44 520
129. hasmukh amathalal poet Miss ', I Really Miss(246) /500 # by hasmukh amathalal Gold Star - 29,744 Points
I was stepping in to become young
I thought it is nice journey but too long
8.77 361
130. Ogden Nash poet Always Marry An April Girl by Ogden Nash
Praise the spells and bless the charms,
I found April in my arms.
7.73 17
131. Claude McKay poet If We Must Die by Claude McKay
If we must die, let it not be like hogs
Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot,
8.02 23
132. Percy Bysshe Shelley poet Good-Night by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Good-night? ah! no; the hour is ill
Which severs those it should unite;
6.91 22
133. Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet Sonnet 14 - If thou must love me, let it be for nought by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
XIV
If thou must love me, let it be for nought
6.92 20
134. Paul Laurence Dunbar poet A Golden Day by Paul Laurence Dunbar
I Found you and I lost you,
All on a gleaming day.
6.71 25
135. Robert William Service poet A Grain Of Sand by Robert William Service
If starry space no limit knows
And sun succeeds to sun,
6.55 30
136. Patrick Kavanagh poet On Raglan Road by Patrick Kavanagh
On Raglan Road on an autumn day I met her first and knew
That her dark hair would weave a snare that I might one day rue;
7.36 16
137. 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,
6.07 16
138. John Donne poet A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning by John Donne
As virtuous men pass mildly away,
And whisper to their souls, to go,
6.29 13
139. Jennifer Rondeau poet Fallen Angel by Jennifer Rondeau Rookie
I have fallen from sky,
Fallen to the ground,
8.54 39
140. 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.
8.52 15
141. Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet Sonnet 43 - How do I love thee? Let me count the ways by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
XLIII
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
7.37 22
142. Benjamin Zephaniah poet The British by Benjamin Zephaniah
Take some Picts, Celts and Silures
And let them settle,
6.80 9
143. Robert Louis Stevenson poet The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson
How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
7.03 23
144. Margaret Atwood poet The Moment by Margaret Atwood
The moment when, after many years
of hard work and a long voyage
8.22 7
145. Jack Prelutsky poet As Soon as Fred Gets Out of Bed by Jack Prelutsky
As soon as Fred gets out of bed,
his underwear goes on his head.
7.70 11
146. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet Arrow and the Song, The by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I shot an arrow into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
6.45 8
147. Edna St. Vincent Millay poet What Lips My Lips Have Kissed, And Where, And Why (Sonnet .. by Edna St. Vincent Millay
What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why,
I have forgotten, and what arms have lain
7.85 10
148. Countee Cullen poet Incident by Countee Cullen
Once riding in old Baltimore,
Heart-filled, head-filled with glee,
6.89 13
149. Dylan Thomas poet Fern Hill by Dylan Thomas
Now as I was young and easy under the apple boughs
About the lilting house and happy as the grass was green,
7.88 10
150. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet All Things will Die by Alfred Lord Tennyson
All Things will Die
Clearly the blue river chimes in its flowing
6.05 12
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