Top 100 Poems About: BALLAD


In this page, poems on / about “ballad” are listed.
  • 1.
    Ballad Of The Goodly Fere

    Ha' we lost the goodliest fere o' all
    For the priests and the gallows tree?
    Aye lover he was of brawny men,
    O' ships and the open sea. read more »

    Ezra Pound
  • 2.
    The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner

    It is an ancient Mariner,
    And he stoppeth one of three.
    `By thy long beard and glittering eye,
    Now wherefore stopp'st thou me ? read more »

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • 3.
    Lucy Gray, Or Solitude

    Oft I had heard of Lucy Gray:
    And, when I crossed the wild, read more »

    William Wordsworth
  • 4.
    The Ballad Of The Children Of The Czar

    1

    The children of the Czar
    Played with a bouncing ball read more »

    Delmore Schwartz
  • 5.
    Lord Randall

    "Oh where ha'e ye been, Lord Randall, my son!
    And where ha'e ye been, my handsome young man!"
    "I ha'e been to the wild wood: mother, make my bed soon,
    For I'm wearied wi' hunting, and fain wald lie down." read more »

    Anonymous
  • 6.
    The Ballad Of East And West

    Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet,
    Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat;
    But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth,
    When two strong men stand face to face, read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 7.
    Annabel Lee

    It was many and many a year ago,
    In a kingdom by the sea,
    That a maiden there lived whom you may know
    By the name of ANNABEL LEE; read more »

    Edgar Allan Poe
  • 8.
    The Man From Snowy River

    There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around
    That the colt from old Regret had got away,
    And had joined the wild bush horses - he was worth a thousand pound,
    So all the cracks had gathered to the fray. read more »

    Banjo Paterson
  • 9.
    Ballad Of The Gibbet

    Brothers and men that shall after us be,
    Let not your hearts be hard to us:
    For pitying this our misery
    Ye shall find God the more piteous. read more »

    François Villon
  • 10.
    The Highwayman

    The wind was a torrent of darkness upon the gusty trees,
    The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas,
    The road was a ribbon of moonlight looping the purple moor,
    And the highwayman came riding-- read more »

    Alfred Noyes
  • 11.
    Waltzing Matilda

    OH! there once was a swagman camped in the Billabong,
    Under the shade of a Coolabah tree;
    And he sang as he looked at his old billy boiling,
    “Who’ll come a-waltzing Matilda with me.” read more »

    Banjo Paterson
  • 12.
    The Nightingale

    A Conversation Poem, April, 1798

    No cloud, no relique of the sunken day
    Distinguishes the West, no long thin slip read more »

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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