Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
376. emo girl poet Alone by emo girl Rookie
Sitting alone.......
in my dark creepy room..........
5.12 17
377. Edward Lear poet How Pleasant To Know Mr. Lear by Edward Lear
How pleasant to know Mr. Lear,
Who has written such volumes of stuff.
5.99 9
378. Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet Autumn Song by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the heart feels a languid grief
6.29 18
379. David Harris poet Just Beyond The Sunset by David Harris Silver Star - 4,417 Points
Just beyond the sunset
Someone waits for me
8.93 44
380. Muzahidul Reza poet Out Of Feelings by Muzahidul Reza Gold Star - 35,926 Points
desert sucks upper water to store in the deep
trees, plants, herbs and grasses are about to die
9.19 268
381. Kelly Kurt poet I Can Promise Only This by Kelly Kurt Gold Star - 192,482 Points
You can ask anything of me and I will attempt
You can tell me to smile, when grief is my shadow
9.04 380
382. Matsuo Basho poet Autumn Moonlight by Matsuo Basho
Autumn moonlight--
a worm digs silently
6.24 9
383. Kenneth Slessor poet Five Bells by Kenneth Slessor
Time that is moved by little fidget wheels
Is not my time, the flood that does not flow.
6.12 7
384. Arthur Rimbaud poet Novel by Arthur Rimbaud
I.
No one's serious at seventeen.
7.41 12
385. Allen Ginsberg poet Five A.M. by Allen Ginsberg
Elan that lifts me above the clouds
into pure space, timeless, yea eternal
6.69 6
386. Seamus Heaney poet Blackberry-Picking by Seamus Heaney Rookie
Late August, given heavy rain and sun
For a full week, the blackberries would ripen.
7.44 11
387. Mohammad Akmal Nazir poet *a Humble Complaint* by Mohammad Akmal Nazir Rookie - 10 Points
You could have been more polite observing me,
Your harsh words have left
8.74 229
388. Seamus Heaney poet Digging by Seamus Heaney Rookie
Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests; snug as a gun.
7.64 13
389. Thomas Moore poet Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms by Thomas Moore
Believe me, if all those endearing young charms,
Which I gaze on so fondly to-day,
6.81 13
390. May Swenson poet Question by May Swenson
Body my house
my horse my hound
6.66 18
391. Naomi Shihab Nye poet Making A Fist by Naomi Shihab Nye
We forget that we are all dead men conversing wtih dead men.
—Jorge Luis Borges
8.14 6
392. Marianne Moore poet Poetry by Marianne Moore
I, too, dislike it: there are things that are important beyond all
this fiddle.
6.34 4
393. Sylvia Chidi poet Beautiful! by Sylvia Chidi Rookie - 499 Points
Honesty is beautiful
Kindness is beautiful
7.91 25
394. arianna loshnowsky poet Funny... But Not by arianna loshnowsky Rookie
it's funny how hello is always accompanied with goodbye
it's funny how good memories can start to make you cry
9.00 18
395. James Whitcomb Riley poet When The Frost Is On The Punkin by James Whitcomb Riley
When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder's in the shock
And you hear the kyouck and gobble of the struttin' turkey cock
6.50 16
396. Sappho poet On What Is Best by Sappho
Some celebrate the beauty
of knights, or infantry,
6.73 16
397. Wallace Stevens poet Disillusionment Of Ten O'Clock by Wallace Stevens
The houses are haunted
By white night-gowns.
6.47 7
398. Edwin Brock poet Five Ways To Kill A Man by Edwin Brock
There are many cumbersome ways to kill a man.
You can make him carry a plank of wood
6.94 19
399. Matsuo Basho poet A Snowy Morning by Matsuo Basho
A snowy morning--
by myself,
5.45 5
400. Octavio Paz poet As One Listens To The Rain by Octavio Paz
Listen to me as one listens to the rain,
not attentive, not distracted,
7.36 10
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