Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
351. Charles Kingsley poet A Farewell by Charles Kingsley
My fairest child, I have no song to give you;
5.87 24
352. John Boyle O'Reilly poet A White Rose by John Boyle O'Reilly
THE red rose whispers of passion,
And the white rose breathes of love;
6.75 4
353. Allen Steble poet (there's A Fire Burning In My Eyes) by Allen Steble Rookie - 110 Points
Even the impossible can be done
because i believe it can
8.13 142
354. Katherine Mansfield poet A Little Boy's Dream by Katherine Mansfield
To and fro, to and fro
In my little boat I go
6.74 30
355. Jonathan Swift poet A Beautiful Young Nymph Going To Bed by Jonathan Swift
Corinna, Pride of Drury-Lane,
For whom no Shepherd sighs in vain;
6.20 16
356. Sulaiman Mohd Yusof poet Over The Rainbow by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof Rookie - 163 Points
The morning rays of the Sun cling
On the upper bow of the Rainbow
9.43 185
357. Sappho poet On What Is Best by Sappho
Some celebrate the beauty
of knights, or infantry,
6.73 16
358. Archibald MacLeish poet Ars Poetica by Archibald MacLeish
A poem should be palpable and mute
As a globed fruit
7.07 8
359. Jack Kerouac poet Haiku (The Taste...) by Jack Kerouac
The taste
of rain
—Why kneel?
7.27 17
360. Anne Bradstreet poet To My Dear And Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet
If ever two were one, then surely we.
If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee.
6.71 8
361. Hasmukh Amathalal poet All Dreams Not Come True ###309(In 500) by Hasmukh Amathalal Gold Star - 242,267 Points
All dreams may not come true
All credits due may not accrue
9.42 183
362. Tony Harrison poet Long Distance Ii by Tony Harrison
Though my mother was already two years dead
Dad kept her slippers warming by the gas,
6.87 7
363. Clive Staples Lewis poet As The Ruin Falls by Clive Staples Lewis
All this is flashy rhetoric about loving you.
I never had a selfless thought since I was born.
7.43 9
364. Charles Baudelaire poet Anywhere Out Of The World by Charles Baudelaire
This life is a hospital where every patient is possessed with the desire to change beds; one man would like to
suffer in front of the stove, and ano
5.88 4
365. Octavio Paz poet Between Going And Coming by Octavio Paz
Between going and staying
the day wavers,
7.53 9
366. Allen Ginsberg poet Five A.M. by Allen Ginsberg
Elan that lifts me above the clouds
into pure space, timeless, yea eternal
6.69 6
367. Sir Walter Raleigh poet The Conclusion by Sir Walter Raleigh
EVEN such is Time, that takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, our all we have,
6.30 17
368. William Cullen Bryant poet Thanatopsis by William Cullen Bryant
To him who in the love of nature holds
Communion with her visible forms, she speaks
6.89 5
369. Jorge Luis Borges poet Instants by Jorge Luis Borges
If I could live again my life,
In the next - I'll try,
8.51 13
370. Mrs. Cynosure poet Sex Without Love by Mrs. Cynosure Rookie
A pleasure we do out of love for the other person
We our sharing the sexual experiment with
6.83 59
371. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
1.00 49
372. Sharon Olds poet The Victims by Sharon Olds
When Mother divorced you, we were glad. She took it and
took it in silence, all those years and then
6.87 6
373. Sathya Narayana poet My Dark Nights by Sathya Narayana Silver Star - 3,390 Points
At the distant verge of the horizon
slowly submerging is the weary Sun
9.00 112
374. Donald Hall poet Affirmation by Donald Hall
To grow old is to lose everything.
Aging, everybody knows it.
6.49 6
375. Shel Silverstein poet A Boy Named Sue by Shel Silverstein
Well, my daddy left home when I was three,
and he didn't leave much to Ma and me,
6.42 11
[Report Error]