Classical Poems


Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
Sharon Olds poet 1954 by Sharon Olds
Then dirt scared me, because of the dirt
he had put on her face. And her training bra
7.29 8
Gregory Corso poet 1959 by Gregory Corso
Uncomprising year—I see no meaning to life.
Though this abled self is here nonetheless,
5.69 0
Kate Lilley poet 1972 by Kate Lilley
After the dance we cross the oval in pairs
to the steep bank behind the softball field.
10.00 0
Brooks Haxton poet 1985 by Brooks Haxton
The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth
the vengeance; he shall wash his feet in
7.00 0
Victor Hugo poet 1er Janvier by Victor Hugo
0.00 0
Victor Marie Hugo poet 1er Janvier by Victor Marie Hugo
Enfant, on vous dira plus tard que le grand-père
Vous adorait; qu'il fit de son mieux sur la terre,
5.29 0
Jack Kerouac poet 1st Chorus Mexico City Blues by Jack Kerouac
Butte Magic of Ignorance
Butte Magic
6.00 0
Christian Winther poet 2 by Christian Winther
0.00 0
Richard Brautigan poet -2 by Richard Brautigan
Everybody wants to go to bed
with everybody else, they're
6.00 0
Charles Bukowski poet 2 Flies by Charles Bukowski
The flies are angry bits of life;
why are they so angry?
5.31 10
Bill Knott poet 2 Futilists by Bill Knott
Even if the mountain I climbed
Proved to be merely a duncecap It
5.67 0
Ali Eckermann poet 2 Pelicans by Ali Eckermann
My friend was at the A & E, he wasn’t feeling good
I was at the barbecue, just like he said I should.
5.50 1
Robert Kirkland Kernighan poet 20 The Khan's Canticles by Robert Kirkland Kernighan
I'll dress it in white like the angels
That wait for my darling above.
7.75 0
Gertrude Stein poet 21 by Gertrude Stein
I love my love with a v
Because it is like that
3.20 1
Sophus Niels Christen Claussen poet 21.2.24 by Sophus Niels Christen Claussen
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Jack Kerouac poet 211th Chorus by Jack Kerouac
The wheel of the quivering meat
conception
6.21 0
Charles Kingsley poet 21st September 1870 by Charles Kingsley
Speak low, speak little; who may sing
While yonder cannon-thunders boom?
5.20 1
Robert Burns poet 233. Song—O were I on Parnassus Hill by Robert Burns
O, WERE I on Parnassus hill,
Or had o' Helicon my fill,
0.00 0
Robert Kirkland Kernighan poet 24 The Khan's Canticles by Robert Kirkland Kernighan
I heard a curse from a lower beast :
I heard his whip lash crack like shot :
5.82 0
Jack Kerouac poet 241st Chorus by Jack Kerouac
And how sweet a story it is
When you hear Charley Parker
5.82 0
Shel Silverstein poet 25 Minutes To Go by Shel Silverstein
They're buildin' the gallows outside my cell.
I got 25 minutes to go.
6.11 5
Muriel Rukeyser poet 26-1-1939 by Muriel Rukeyser
When Barcelona fell, the darkened glass
turned in the world and immense ruinous gaze,
4.60 5
Jack Kerouac poet 2nd Chorus Mexico City Blues by Jack Kerouac
Man is not worried in the middle
Man in the Middle
6.11 0
Christian Winther poet 3 by Christian Winther
0.00 0
Richard Brautigan poet 30 Cents, Two Transfers, Love by Richard Brautigan
Thinking hard about you
I got on the bus
6.97 0
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