Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
176. Thomas Hood poet I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood
I Remember, I Remember
I remember, I remember
7.37 25
177. 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
7.91 14
178. Carl Sandburg poet Fog by Carl Sandburg
The fog comes
on little cat feet.
7.66 6
179. 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
180. Hilaire Belloc poet Tarantella by Hilaire Belloc
Do you remember an Inn,
Miranda?
6.72 22
181. Allen Ginsberg poet A Supermarket In California by Allen Ginsberg
What thoughts I have of you tonight, Walt Whitman, for I walked down the
streets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full m
7.33 7
182. Dorothy Parker poet "Star Light, Star Bright--" by Dorothy Parker
Star, that gives a gracious dole,
What am I to choose?
6.88 14
183. Li Po poet Alone Looking At The Mountain by Li Po
All the birds have flown up and gone;
A lonely cloud floats leisurely by.
6.68 34
184. Ronberge (anno primo) poet Ah Love by Ronberge (anno primo) Rookie
What is it with Love
That makes me
7.22 48
185. Ted Kooser poet After Years by Ted Kooser
Today, from a distance, I saw you
walking away, and without a sound
8.20 11
186. Lewis Carroll poet A Strange Wild Song by Lewis Carroll
He thought he saw an Elephant
That practised on a fife:
6.67 20
187. 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 11
188. Robert Browning poet A Woman's Last Word by Robert Browning
I.
Let's contend no more, Love,
5.98 21
189. Anaïs Nin poet Risk by Anaïs Nin
And then the day came,
when the risk
8.06 9
190. Marieta Maglas poet Your Words Of Love by Marieta Maglas Veteran Poet - 1,773 Points
I have seemingly missed your words of love,
Those words that were written in the sand
9.65 228
191. Robert Louis Stevenson poet A Good Boy by Robert Louis Stevenson
I woke before the morning, I was happy all the day,
I never said an ugly word, but smiled and stuck to play.
6.58 17
192. Christina Georgina Rossetti poet Dream Land by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
6.85 20
193. Matthew Arnold poet Growing Old by Matthew Arnold
What is it to grow old?
Is it to lose the glory of the form,
6.12 16
194. John Clare poet All Nature Has A Feeling by John Clare
All nature has a feeling: woods, fields, brooks
Are life eternal: and in silence they
6.40 23
195. Ted Kooser poet A Birthday Poem by Ted Kooser
Just past dawn, the sun stands
with its heavy red head
6.49 12
196. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet I Sit And Think by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
I sit beside the fire and think
of all that I have seen,
8.45 9
197. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet The Brook by Alfred Lord Tennyson
I come from haunts of coot and hern,
I make a sudden sally
7.00 13
198. Ezra Pound poet A Girl by Ezra Pound
The tree has entered my hands,
The sap has ascended my arms,
6.07 5
199. Wilfred Owen poet 1914 by Wilfred Owen
War broke: and now the Winter of the world
With perishing great darkness closes in.
6.33 12
200. Brian Patten poet And Nothing Is Ever As You Want It To Be by Brian Patten
You lose your love for her and then
It is her who is lost,
8.98 16
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