Top 100 Poems About: FIRE

In this page, poems on / about “fire” are listed.
  • 1.
    Fire And Ice

    Some say the world will end in fire,
    Some say in ice.
    From what I've tasted of desire
    I hold with those who favor fire. read more »

    Robert Frost
  • 2.
    A Refusal To Mourn The Death, By Fire, Of A Child In London

    Never until the mankind making
    Bird beast and flower
    Fathering and all humbling darkness
    Tells with silence the last light breaking read more »

    Dylan Thomas
  • 3.
    Ice And Fire

    My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
    How comes it then that this her cold so great
    Is not dissolved through my so hot desire,
    But harder grows the more I her entreat? read more »

    Edmund Spenser
  • 4.
    A City's Death By Fire

    After that hot gospeller has levelled all but the churched sky,
    I wrote the tale by tallow of a city's death by fire;
    Under a candle's eye, that smoked in tears, I
    Wanted to tell, in more than wax, of faiths that were snapped like wire. read more »

    Derek Walcott
  • 5.
    Fire On The Hills

    The deer were bounding like blown leaves
    Under the smoke in front the roaring wave of the brush-fire;
    I thought of the smaller lives that were caught.
    Beauty is not always lovely; the fire was beautiful, the terror read more »

    Robinson Jeffers
  • 6.
    As Kingfishers Catch Fire

    As king fishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame;
    As tumbled over rim in roundy wells
    Stones ring; like each tucked string tells, each hung bell's
    Bow swung finds tongue to fling out broad its name; read more »

    Gerard Manley Hopkins
  • 7.
    A True Account Of Talking To The Sun On Fire Island

    The Sun woke me this morning loud
    and clear, saying "Hey! I've been
    trying to wake you up for fifteen
    minutes. Don't be so rude, you are read more »

    Frank O'Hara
  • 8.
    I Have A Fire For You In My Mouth


    I have a fire for you in my mouth, but I have a hundred seals
    on my tongue. read more »

    Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
  • 9.
    Armies In The Fire

    The lamps now glitter down the street;
    Faintly sound the falling feet;
    And the blue even slowly falls
    About the garden trees and walls. read more »

    Robert Louis Stevenson
  • 10.
    A Fire-Truck

    Right down the shocked street with a
    That sends all else skittering to the
    curb, read more »

    Richard Wilbur
  • 11.
    By The Fire-Side

    How well I know what I mean to do
    When the long dark autumn-evenings come:
    And where, my soul, is thy pleasant hue?
    With the music of all thy voices, dumb
    In life's November too! read more »

    Robert Browning
  • 12.

    And only where the forest fires have sped,
    Scorching relentlessly the cool north lands,
    A sweet wild flower lifts its purple head,
    And, like some gentle spirit sorrow-fed, read more »

    Emily Pauline Johnson
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