Top 100 Poems About: LIFE

In this page, poems on / about “life” are listed.
  • 1.
    A Psalm Of Life

    Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
    Life is but an empty dream!
    For the soul is dead that slumbers,
    And things are not what they seem. read more »

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • 2.
    Life Is Fine

    I went down to the river,
    I set down on the bank.
    I tried to think but couldn't,
    So I jumped in and sank. read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 3.
    The Life That I Have

    The life that I have
    Is all that I have
    And the life that I have
    Is yours read more »

    Leo Marks
  • 4.

    LIFE, believe, is not a dream
    So dark as sages say;
    Oft a little morning rain read more »

    Charlotte Brontë
  • 5.
    Life In A Love

    Escape me?
    While I am I, and you are you, read more »

    Robert Browning
  • 6.
    A Life-Lesson

    There! little girl; don't cry!
    They have broken your doll, I know;
    And your tea-set blue,
    And your play-house, too, read more »

    James Whitcomb Riley
  • 7.
    An Old Life

    Snow fell in the night.
    At five-fifteen I woke to a bluish
    mounded softness where
    the Honda was. Cat fed and coffee made, read more »

    Donald Hall
  • 8.
    O Me! O Life!

    O ME! O life!... of the questions of these recurring;
    Of the endless trains of the faithless--of cities fill'd with the
    foolish; read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 9.
    The Pleasures Of Ordinary Life

    I've had my share of necessary losses,
    Of dreams I know no longer can come true.
    I'm done now with the whys and the becauses.
    It's time to make things good, not just make do. read more »

    Judith Viorst
  • 10.
    Life And Art

    Not while the fever of the blood is strong,
    The heart throbs loud, the eyes are veiled, no less
    With passion than with tears, the Muse shall bless
    The poet-sould to help and soothe with song. read more »

    Emma Lazarus
  • 11.
    My Life Closed Twice

    My life closed twice before its close--
    It yet remains to see
    If Immortality unveil
    A third event to me read more »

    Emily Dickinson
  • 12.
    What Is Life?

    And what is Life? An hour-glass on the run,
    A mist retreating from the morning sun,
    A busy, bustling, still-repeated dream.
    Its length? A minute's pause, a moment's thought. read more »

    John Clare
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