Top 500 Poems

Top 500 Poets

  • poet Robert Frost Robert Frost
    (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
  • poet William Shakespeare William Shakespeare
    (26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)
  • poet Maya Angelou Maya Angelou
    (4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
  • poet Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson
    (10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886)
  • poet Langston Hughes Langston Hughes
    (1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967)
  • poet Pablo Neruda Pablo Neruda
    (12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
  • poet Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore
    (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941)
  • poet Shel Silverstein Shel Silverstein
    (September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999)
  • poet William Wordsworth William Wordsworth
    (1770-1850)
  • poet William Blake William Blake
    (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827)
  • poet Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe
    (19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
  • poet John Keats John Keats
    (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821)

Poem of the Day

poet Sappho

It's no use
Mother dear, I
can't finish my
weaving
You may
blame Aphrodite

soft as she is

she has almost
killed me with
love for that boy

Sappho
tr. Barnard...

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