Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
201. A Good Boy
I woke before the morning, I was happy all the day,
I never said an ugly word, but smiled and stuck to play.
Robert Louis Stevenson poet by Robert Louis Stevenson
on 1/1/2000
202. Amazing Grace
Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound!)
That sav'd a wretch like me!
John Newton poet by John Newton
on 1/1/2000
203. Rain
Rain, midnight rain, nothing but the wild rain
On this bleak hut, and solitude, and me
Edward Thomas poet by Edward Thomas
on 1/1/2000
204. Hawk Roosting
I sit in the top of the wood, my eyes closed.
Inaction, no falsifying dream
Ted Hughes poet by Ted Hughes
on 1/1/2000
205. The Horses
Barely a twelvemonth after
The seven days war that put the world to sleep,
Edwin Muir poet by Edwin Muir
on 1/1/2000
206. Fate
Deep in the man sits fast his fate
To mould his fortunes, mean or great:
Ralph Waldo Emerson poet by Ralph Waldo Emerson
on 1/1/2000
207. Here Dead We Lie
Here dead we lie
Because we did not choose
Alfred Edward Housman poet by Alfred Edward Housman
on 1/1/2000
208. Ithaca
When you set out for Ithaka
ask that your way be long,
Constantine P. Cavafy poet by Constantine P. Cavafy
on 1/1/2000
209. Cargoes
QUINQUIREME of Nineveh from distant Ophir,
Rowing home to haven in sunny Palestine,
John Masefield poet by John Masefield
on 1/1/2000
210. And the days are not full enough
And the days are not full enough
And the nights are not full enough
Ezra Pound poet by Ezra Pound
on 1/1/2000
211. Flower of Love
Sweet, I blame you not, for mine the fault was, had I not been made of common
clay
Oscar Wilde poet by Oscar Wilde
on 1/1/2000
212. Homage to My Hips
these hips are big hips.
they need space to
Lucille Clifton poet by Lucille Clifton
on 1/1/2000
213. A Moment Of Happiness
A moment of happiness,
you and I sitting on the verandah,
Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
on 1/1/2000
214. Father Death Blues
Hey Father Death, I'm flying home
Hey poor man, you're all alone
Allen Ginsberg poet by Allen Ginsberg
on 1/1/2000
215. A Child's Garden
R. L. Stevenson
Now there is nothing wrong with me
Rudyard Kipling poet by Rudyard Kipling
on 1/1/2000
216. Love Is Not All
Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink
Nor slumber nor a roof against the rain;
Edna St. Vincent Millay poet by Edna St. Vincent Millay
on 1/1/2000
217. The Panther
His vision, from the constantly passing bars,
has grown so weary that it cannot hold
Rainer Maria Rilke poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
on 1/1/2000
218. Friendship
What's friendship? The hangover's faction,
The gratis talk of outrage,
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin poet by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
on 1/1/2000
219. Talking Turkeys!
Be nice to yu turkeys dis christmas
Cos' turkeys just wanna hav fun
Benjamin Zephaniah poet by Benjamin Zephaniah
on 1/1/2000
220. Expect Nothing
Expect nothing. Live frugally
On surprise.
Alice Walker poet by Alice Walker
on 1/1/2000
221. Traveling Through The Dark
Traveling through the dark I found a deer
dead on the edge of the Wilson River road.
William Stafford poet by William Stafford
on 1/1/2000
222. On Imagination
THY various works, imperial queen, we see,
How bright their forms! how deck'd with pomp
Phillis Wheatley poet by Phillis Wheatley
on 1/1/2000
223. The Suicide's Argument
Ere the birth of my life, if I wished it or no
No question was asked me--it could not be so !
Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
on 1/1/2000
224. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
S'io credesse che mia risposta fosse
A persona che mai tornasse al mondo,
T. S. Eliot poet by T. S. Eliot
on 1/1/2000
225. Dis poetry
Dis poetry is like a riddim dat drops
De tongue fires a riddim dat shoots like shots
Benjamin Zephaniah poet by Benjamin Zephaniah
on 1/1/2000
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