Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
151. Robert Browning poet My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
FERRARA.
That's my last Duchess painted on the wall,
7.20 18
152. hasmukh amathalal poet Miss ', I Really Miss (101) /500 ### by hasmukh amathalal Gold Star - 170,150 Points
I was stepping in to become young
I thought it is nice journey but too long
8.68 414
153. 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.
7.41 23
154. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet All Things Will Die by Alfred Lord Tennyson
All Things will Die
Clearly the blue river chimes in its flowing
6.12 13
155. 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 25
156. Dorothy Parker poet A Dream Lies Dead by Dorothy Parker
A dream lies dead here. May you softly go
Before this place, and turn away your eyes,
7.42 12
157. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet The Arrow And The Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I shot an arrow into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
6.49 11
158. Rainer Maria Rilke poet A Walk by Rainer Maria Rilke
My eyes already touch the sunny hill.
going far ahead of the road I have begun.
5.84 11
159. Sara Teasdale poet Advice To A Girl by Sara Teasdale
No one worth possessing
Can be quite possessed;
7.78 12
160. Robert William Service poet A Hero by Robert William Service
Three times I had the lust to kill,
To clutch a throat so young and fair,
6.02 37
161. Christopher Marlowe poet Who Ever Loved That Loved Not At First Sight? by Christopher Marlowe
It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is overruled by fate.
7.02 18
162. Rabindranath Tagore poet A Moments Indulgence by Rabindranath Tagore
I ask for a moment's indulgence to sit by thy side. The works
that I have in hand I will finish afterwards.
6.81 18
163. Khalil Gibran poet On Pain by Khalil Gibran
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses
your understanding.
8.11 12
164. John Donne poet For Whom The Bell Tolls by John Donne
PERCHANCE he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as that he
knows not it tolls for him; and perchance I may think myself so
6.72 16
165. Edwin Arlington Robinson poet A Happy Man by Edwin Arlington Robinson
When these graven lines you see,
Traveller, do not pity me;
6.24 35
166. Robert Hayden poet Those Winter Sundays by Robert Hayden
Sundays too my father got up early
And put his clothes on in the blueback cold,
8.06 21
167. Robert Burns poet A Fond Kiss by Robert Burns
A fond kiss, and then we sever;
A farewell, and then forever!
6.83 21
168. Louis Macneice poet Prayer Before Birth by Louis Macneice
I am not yet born; O hear me.
Let not the bloodsucking bat or the rat or the stoat or the
7.93 16
169. Nikki Giovanni poet Knoxville Tennessee by Nikki Giovanni
I always like summer
Best
6.55 12
170. Marieta Maglas poet Latina Time by Marieta Maglas Bronze Star - 2,687 Points
This game is the way in which slaughter becomes an end in itself.
Acta est fabula plaudite
9.35 528
171. Ted Kooser poet After Years by Ted Kooser
Today, from a distance, I saw you
walking away, and without a sound
8.23 12
172. Fabrizio Frosini poet Tenderness by Fabrizio Frosini Gold Star - 117,229 Points
Yearning for tenderness.
The one lost —It's so long -so long
9.63 102
173. John Masefield poet Sea Fever by John Masefield
I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
7.92 35
174. Dorothy Parker poet "Star Light, Star Bright--" by Dorothy Parker
Star, that gives a gracious dole,
What am I to choose?
6.88 14
175. Sylvia Plath poet Cinderella by Sylvia Plath
The prince leans to the girl in scarlet heels,
Her green eyes slant, hair flaring in a fan
8.18 13
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