Classical Poems


Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
Lucille Clifton poet 4/30/92 for rodney king by Lucille Clifton
so
the body
0.00 0
Charles Bukowski poet 40,000 by Charles Bukowski
at the track today,
Father's Day,
5.53 9
John Boyle O'Reilly poet 406 [unfinished] by John Boyle O'Reilly
I do not know the meaning of the sign,
But bend before its power, as a reed bends
5.50 0
Ali Eckermann poet 40-Year Leases by Ali Eckermann
high on compensation
they tell me right from wrong
5.67 0
Anne Sexton poet 45 Mercy Street by Anne Sexton
In my dream,
drilling into the marrow
6.95 14
Jack Kerouac poet 4th Chorus Mexico City Blues by Jack Kerouac
Roosevelt was worth 6, 7 million dollars
He was Tight
5.46 0
James Kenneth Stephen poet 4th July 1882, Malines. Midnight by James Kenneth Stephen
Belgian, with cumbrous tread and iron boots,
Who in the murky middle of the night,
5.87 0
Sayeed Abubakar poet 4th March by Sayeed Abubakar Silver Star - 3,045 Points
4th March looks gay
because it's her birthday.
5.93 3
Christian Winther poet 5 by Christian Winther
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Anselm Hollo poet 5 & 7 & 5 by Anselm Hollo
follow that airplane
of course I'm high this is
0.00 0
Arundhathi Subramaniam poet 5:46, Andheri Local by Arundhathi Subramaniam
In the women's compartment
of a Bombay local
10.00 0
Langston Hughes poet 50-50 by Langston Hughes
I’m all alone in this world, she said,
Ain’t got nobody to share my bed,
6.33 24
Thomas Parnell poet 51 Psalm by Thomas Parnell
Look mercyfully down O Lord
& wash us from our sinn
5.41 1
Christian Winther poet 6 by Christian Winther
0.00 0
Katherine Philips poet 6th April 1651 L'Amitie: To Mrs. M. Awbrey by Katherine Philips
Soule of my soule! my Joy, my crown, my friend!
A name which all the rest doth comprehend;
5.35 0
Christian Winther poet 7 by Christian Winther
0.00 0
May Swenson poet 7 Days On The Sea by May Swenson
Monday
The world is a ball of water.
5.72 2
Joachim du Bellay poet 79 by Joachim du Bellay
I do not write of love: I am no lover.
I do not write of beauty: I have no woman.
5.15 0
Jim Carroll poet 8 Fragments For Kurt Cobain by Jim Carroll
1/
Genius is not a generous thing
8.16 2
Robert Burns poet 89. The Ordination by Robert Burns
KILMARNOCK wabsters, fidge an' claw,
An' pour your creeshie nations;
0.00 0
Randall Jarrell poet 90 North by Randall Jarrell
At home, in my flannel gown, like a bear to its floe,
I clambered to bed; up the globe's impossible sides
6.33 1
Samuel Menashe poet A- by Samuel Menashe
A-
round
4.56 0
Sunil Uniyal poet A Holi Lyric (For The New Generation) by Sunil Uniyal
It's Holi, it's Holi, dear friends.
All envy let's shun
5.78 1
Charles Harpur poet A Poet's Home by Charles Harpur
HERE in this lonely rill-engirdled spot,
The world forgetting, by the world forgot,
5.68 0
Stephen Crane poet A Slant Of Sun On Dull Brown Walls by Stephen Crane
A slant of sun on dull brown walls,
A forgotten sky of bashful blue.
5.40 0
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