Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
426. Sir Henry Newbolt poet Vitaï Lampada by Sir Henry Newbolt
There's a breathless hush in the Close to-night—
Ten to make and the match to win—
7.45 5
427. Seamus Heaney poet Mid-Term Break by Seamus Heaney Rookie
I sat all morning in the college sick bay
Counting bells knelling classes to a close.
7.63 8
428. Jack Kerouac poet Haiku (The Low Yellow...) by Jack Kerouac
The low yellow
moon above the
6.50 7
429. Jack Gilbert poet Rain by Jack Gilbert
Suddenly this defeat.
This rain.
6.49 10
430. Abdul Wahab poet >≫≫I Want To Die by Abdul Wahab Gold Star - 19,183 Points
Heavenly cursed and heavily sinned I
No more i like to add them, so, I want to die
8.58 101
431. Joyce Kilmer poet The House With Nobody In It by Joyce Kilmer
Whenever I walk to Suffern along the Erie track
I go by a poor old farmhouse with its shingles broken and black.
7.72 18
432. Sir Thomas Wyatt poet Is It Possible by Sir Thomas Wyatt
Is it possible
That so high debate,
6.80 27
433. Derek Walcott poet A City's Death By Fire by Derek Walcott
After that hot gospeller has levelled all but the churched sky,
I wrote the tale by tallow of a city's death by fire;
7.14 10
434. Kalidasa poet Look To This Day by Kalidasa
Look to this day:
For it is life, the very life of life.
6.60 15
435. Nizar Qabbani poet Every Time I Kiss You by Nizar Qabbani
Every time I kiss you
After a long separation
6.42 3
436. Dorothea Mackeller poet My Country by Dorothea Mackeller
The love of field and coppice
Of green and shaded lanes,
6.74 13
437. Emma Lazarus poet The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
6.72 8
438. Vijay Sai poet A Desperate Cry by Vijay Sai Veteran Poet - 1,537 Points
God's creation
Blessed to be born in this world
8.48 192
439. Robert Herrick poet Dreams by Robert Herrick
Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurl'd
By dreams, each one into a several world.
5.83 21
440. Dr. Antony Theodore poet I Am Your Baby Mum by Dr. Antony Theodore Gold Star - 104,468 Points
I am your baby Mum.
I did not come on my own Mum.
9.67 252
441. Robert Graves poet A Dead Boche by Robert Graves
To you who’d read my songs of War
And only hear of blood and fame,
5.43 8
442. Galway Kinnell poet Wait by Galway Kinnell
Wait, for now.
Distrust everything, if you have to.
6.19 8
443. Sharon Olds poet The End by Sharon Olds
We decided to have the abortion, became
killers together. The period that came
6.85 12
444. John Ashbery poet Self-Portrait In A Convex Mirror by John Ashbery
As Parmigianino did it, the right hand
Bigger than the head, thrust at the viewer
7.38 8
445. Claude McKay poet America by Claude McKay
Although she feeds me bread of bitterness,
And sinks into my throat her tiger's tooth,
5.30 3
446. Edmund Spenser poet Sonnet 54 by Edmund Spenser
Of this worlds theatre in which we stay,
My love like the spectator ydly sits
6.23 16
447. Eugene Field poet Little Boy Blue by Eugene Field
The little toy dog is covered with dust,
But sturdy and stanch he stands;
6.70 10
448. 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
449. Judith Viorst poet Since Hanna Moved Away by Judith Viorst
The tires on my bike are flat.
The sky is grouchy gray.
8.36 14
450. Derek Walcott poet Midsummer, Tobago by Derek Walcott
Broad sun-stoned beaches.
White heat.
5.86 4
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