Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
176. Hilaire Belloc poet Tarantella by Hilaire Belloc
Do you remember an Inn,
6.72 24
177. Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet Internally Displaced Persons (Idps) by Naseer Ahmed Nasir Freshman - 519 Points
They leave their homes
Unwillingly forced
9.57 536
178. 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,
6.05 37
179. Charles Baudelaire poet Be Drunk by Charles Baudelaire
You have to be always drunk. That's all there is to it--it's the
only way. So as not to feel the horrible burden of time that breaks
6.64 11
180. Ezra Pound poet In A Station Of The Metro by Ezra Pound
The apparition of these faces in the crowd;
petals on a wet, black bough.
7.79 19
181. George Gordon Byron poet She Walks In Beauty by George Gordon Byron
She walks in Beauty, like the night
Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
7.73 26
182. Khalil Gibran poet A Tear And A Smile by Khalil Gibran
I would not exchange the sorrows of my heart
For the joys of the multitude.
6.33 20
183. Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet A Moment Of Happiness by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
A moment of happiness,
you and I sitting on the verandah,
6.12 23
184. 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.
6.66 37
185. William Carlos Williams poet A Sort Of A Song by William Carlos Williams
Let the snake wait under
his weed
5.89 5
186. Ezra Pound poet A Girl by Ezra Pound
The tree has entered my hands,
The sap has ascended my arms,
6.13 5
187. Thomas Hardy poet I Need Not Go by Thomas Hardy
I need not go
Through sleet and snow
6.13 27
188. Thomas Hood poet I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood
I Remember, I Remember
I remember, I remember
7.39 26
189. Ted Kooser poet A Birthday Poem by Ted Kooser
Just past dawn, the sun stands
with its heavy red head
6.51 14
190. 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
191. Wilfred Owen poet Disabled by Wilfred Owen
He sat in a wheeled chair, waiting for dark,
And shivered in his ghastly suit of grey,
7.13 12
192. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet Charge Of The Light Brigade by Alfred Lord Tennyson
HALF a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
6.86 10
193. Dorothy Parker poet "Star Light, Star Bright--" by Dorothy Parker
Star, that gives a gracious dole,
What am I to choose?
6.88 14
194. Ted Kooser poet After Years by Ted Kooser
Today, from a distance, I saw you
walking away, and without a sound
8.23 12
195. Matthew Arnold poet Growing Old by Matthew Arnold
What is it to grow old?
Is it to lose the glory of the form,
6.13 17
196. Robert Browning poet A Woman's Last Word by Robert Browning
Let's contend no more, Love,
5.99 21
197. Ogden Nash poet Adventures Of Isabel by Ogden Nash
Isabel met an enormous bear,
Isabel, Isabel, didn't care;
6.97 5
198. Benjamin Zephaniah poet Dis Poetry by Benjamin Zephaniah
Dis poetry is like a riddim dat drops
De tongue fires a riddim dat shoots like shots
7.28 15
199. Anaïs Nin poet Risk by Anaïs Nin
And then the day came,
when the risk
8.07 13
200. Andrew Marvell poet To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell
Had we but World enough, and Time,
This coyness Lady were no crime.
8.36 14
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