Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
451. Galway Kinnell poet Wait by Galway Kinnell
Wait, for now.
Distrust everything, if you have to.
6.19 8
452. Ashley Olson poet What Makes A Friend? by Ashley Olson Rookie
A friend
What makes a friend?
5.84 19
453. Robert Herrick poet To The Virgins, Make Much Of Time by Robert Herrick
Gather ye rose-buds while ye may:
Old Time is still a-flying;
7.69 7
454. Sappho poet He Is More Than A Hero by Sappho
He is more than a hero
he is a god in my eyes--
6.05 4
455. Sonia Sanchez poet Personal Letter No. 3 by Sonia Sanchez
nothing will keep
us young you know
7.12 8
456. William Ernest Henley poet A Love By The Sea by William Ernest Henley
Out of the starless night that covers me,
(O tribulation of the wind that rolls!)
5.77 10
457. Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR) poet ' A Walk To The Cemetery To Visit Some Friend.. by Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR) Gold Star - 101,312 Points
I'm taking a walk to the cemetery this morning,
be back before noontime for crumpets and tea.
10.00 106
458. Etheridge Knight poet A Poem For Myself by Etheridge Knight
I was born in Mississippi;
I walked barefooted thru the mud.
7.62 17
459. Jack Gilbert poet Rain by Jack Gilbert
Suddenly this defeat.
This rain.
6.49 10
460. Abdul Wahab poet >≫≫I Want To Die by Abdul Wahab Gold Star - 19,668 Points
Heavenly cursed and heavily sinned I
No more i like to add them, so, I want to die
8.58 101
461. Robert Hayden poet The Whipping by Robert Hayden
The old woman across the way
     is whipping the boy again
6.78 6
462. Kalidasa poet Look To This Day by Kalidasa
Look to this day:
For it is life, the very life of life.
6.68 17
463. Judith Viorst poet Mother Doesn'T Want A Dog by Judith Viorst
Mother doesn't want a dog.
Mother says they smell,
8.08 5
464. Mahmoud Darwish poet I Come From There by Mahmoud Darwish
I come from there and I have memories
Born as mortals are, I have a mother
7.39 9
465. Sidney Lanier poet A Song Of Eternity In Time by Sidney Lanier
Once, at night, in the manor wood
My Love and I long silent stood,
6.53 20
466. 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
467. Donald Hall poet Affirmation by Donald Hall
To grow old is to lose everything.
Aging, everybody knows it.
6.49 7
468. Amy Lowell poet Patterns by Amy Lowell
I walk down the garden-paths,
And all the daffodils
6.89 7
469. Alden Nowlan poet The Masks Of Love by Alden Nowlan
I come in from a walk
With you
6.69 10
470. Vijay Sai poet A Desperate Cry by Vijay Sai Veteran Poet - 1,592 Points
God's creation
Blessed to be born in this world
8.48 191
471. 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 9
472. Robert Lowell poet "To Speak Of Woe That Is In Marriage&Quot; by Robert Lowell
"The hot night makes us keep our bedroom windows open.
Our magnolia blossoms.Life begins to happen.
6.89 9
473. Joyce Kilmer poet Stars by Joyce Kilmer
(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)
Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
6.76 16
474. Sylvia Chidi poet Beautiful! by Sylvia Chidi Freshman - 575 Points
Honesty is beautiful
Kindness is beautiful
8.04 29
475. David Harris poet Just Beyond The Sunset by David Harris Gold Star - 4,611 Points
Just beyond the sunset
Someone waits for me
8.93 45
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