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Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
1. Maya Angelou poet Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou
Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size
8.36 875
2. Robert Frost poet The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
9.16 418
3. Pablo Neruda poet If You Forget Me by Pablo Neruda
I want you to know
one thing.
8.52 369
4. Maya Angelou poet Still I Rise by Maya Angelou
You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
8.72 562
5. Langston Hughes poet Dreams by Langston Hughes
Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
8.27 263
6. Edgar Allan Poe poet Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe
It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
9.06 310
7. Rudyard Kipling poet If by Rudyard Kipling
If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
9.02 255
8. Robert Frost poet Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost
Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village, though;
9.20 180
9. Maya Angelou poet I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
The free bird leaps
on the back of the wind
9.02 238
10. Edgar Allan Poe poet A Dream Within A Dream by Edgar Allan Poe
Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
8.74 195
11. William Ernest Henley poet Invictus by William Ernest Henley
Out of the night that covers me,
Black as the Pit from pole to pole,
9.26 256
12. Robert Frost poet Fire and Ice by Robert Frost
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
8.80 162
13. Pablo Neruda poet I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You by Pablo Neruda
I do not love you except because I love you;
I go from loving to not loving you,
7.77 148
14. Roald Dahl poet Television by Roald Dahl
The most important thing we've learned,
So far as children are concerned,
8.30 131
15. Dylan Thomas poet Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas
Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
8.81 97
16. Langston Hughes poet As I Grew Older by Langston Hughes
It was a long time ago.
I have almost forgotten my dream.
7.65 92
17. Edgar Allan Poe poet Alone by Edgar Allan Poe
From childhood's hour I have not been
As others were; I have not seen
8.78 169
18. Mary Elizabeth Frye poet Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep by Mary Elizabeth Frye
Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there. I do not sleep.
9.32 69
19. Pablo Neruda poet Don't Go Far Off by Pablo Neruda
Don't go far off, not even for a day, because --
because -- I don't know how to say it: a day is long
8.16 68
20. Emily Dickinson poet "Hope" is the thing with feathers by Emily Dickinson
254
"Hope" is the thing with feathers—
7.92 82
21. Jenny Joseph poet Warning by Jenny Joseph
When I am an old woman I shall wear purple
With a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me.
8.38 91
22. William Wordsworth poet Daffodils by William Wordsworth
I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
8.17 97
23. William Blake poet A Poison Tree by William Blake
I was angry with my friend:
I told my wrath, my wrath did end.
7.83 96
24. William Shakespeare poet All the World's a Stage by William Shakespeare
All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
7.61 62
25. Alfred Noyes poet The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes
PART ONE
I
8.98 150
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