Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
226. Margaret Atwood poet You Fit Into Me by Margaret Atwood
You fit into me
like a hook into an eye
8.21 7
227. Carl Sandburg poet Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg
Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your
    head.
5.99 10
228. Alfred Edward Housman poet Here Dead We Lie by Alfred Edward Housman
Here dead we lie
Because we did not choose
6.54 21
229. Rudyard Kipling poet A Child's Garden by Rudyard Kipling
R. L. Stevenson
Now there is nothing wrong with me
6.11 23
230. Muzahidul Reza poet The Animal State by Muzahidul Reza Gold Star - 48,714 Points
No earthquake, no thunder, no volcanic eruption
Or even there was no any of natural calamities,
9.36 379
231. Edna St. Vincent Millay poet Conscientious Objector by Edna St. Vincent Millay
I shall die, but
that is all that I shall do for Death.
5.47 11
232. Thomas Gray poet Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray
The Curfew tolls the knell of parting day,
The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea,
7.51 18
233. Rainer Maria Rilke poet The Panther by Rainer Maria Rilke
His vision, from the constantly passing bars,
has grown so weary that it cannot hold
6.84 13
234. Ronberge (anno primo) poet Ah Love by Ronberge (anno primo) Rookie
What is it with Love
That makes me
7.22 50
235. Brian Patten poet And Nothing Is Ever As You Want It To Be by Brian Patten
You lose your love for her and then
It is her who is lost,
8.97 18
236. Edward Thomas poet Adlestrop by Edward Thomas
Yes, I remember Adlestrop --
The name, because one afternoon
7.04 16
237. Li Po poet Drinking Alone by Li Po
I take my wine jug out among the flowers
to drink alone, without friends.
7.07 29
238. Tony Harrison poet Long Distance Ii by Tony Harrison
Though my mother was already two years dead
Dad kept her slippers warming by the gas,
6.97 15
239. Phillis Wheatley poet On Imagination by Phillis Wheatley
THY various works, imperial queen, we see,
How bright their forms! how deck'd with pomp
5.27 19
240. Matthew Arnold poet A Wish by Matthew Arnold
I ask not that my bed of death
From bands of greedy heirs be free;
6.23 27
241. Henry David Thoreau poet Indeed, Indeed I Cannot Tell by Henry David Thoreau
Indeed indeed, I cannot tell,
Though I ponder on it well,
7.16 23
242. John Newton poet Amazing Grace by John Newton
Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound!)
That sav'd a wretch like me!
7.44 20
243. Carl Sandburg poet Chicago by Carl Sandburg
Hog Butcher for the World,
Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
7.34 11
244. Alfred Noyes poet Daddy Fell Into The Pond. by Alfred Noyes
Everyone grumbled. The sky was grey.
We had nothing to do and nothing to say.
6.43 12
245. Patrick Kavanagh poet In Memory Of My Mother by Patrick Kavanagh
I do not think of you lying in the wet clay
Of a Monaghan graveyard; I see
6.51 10
246. Oscar Wilde poet Flower Of Love by Oscar Wilde
Sweet, I blame you not, for mine the fault was, had I not been made of common
clay
6.90 14
247. Sharon Olds poet The Unborn by Sharon Olds
Sometimes I can almost see, around our heads,
Like gnats around a streetlight in summer,
7.61 29
248. Ralph Waldo Emerson poet Give All To Love by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Give all to love;
Obey thy heart;
6.55 15
249. Henry David Thoreau poet The Moon by Henry David Thoreau
Time wears her not; she doth his chariot guide;
Mortality below her orb is placed.
7.06 17
250. Claude McKay poet Enslaved by Claude McKay
Oh when I think of my long-suffering race,
For weary centuries despised, oppressed,
5.81 9
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