Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
51. Dylan Thomas poet And Death Shall Have No Dominion by Dylan Thomas
And death shall have no dominion.
Dead man naked they shall be one
7.80 35
52. John Keats poet Bright Star by John Keats

Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art--
7.25 52
53. William Blake poet The Tyger by William Blake
Tyger! Tyger! burning bright,
In the forests of the night,
7.51 62
54. Wilfred Owen poet Dulce Et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen
Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,
Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge,
8.36 48
55. Elizabeth Bishop poet One Art by Elizabeth Bishop
The art of losing isn't hard to master;
so many things seem filled with the intent
9.27 50
56. Percy Bysshe Shelley poet Love's Philosophy by Percy Bysshe Shelley
The fountains mingle with the river,
And the rivers with the ocean;
8.50 74
57. Paul Laurence Dunbar poet We Wear The Mask by Paul Laurence Dunbar
We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,--
8.77 78
58. Gwendolyn Brooks poet We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks
The Pool Players.
Seven at the Golden Shovel.
8.16 43
59. Walt Whitman poet A Clear Midnight by Walt Whitman
THIS is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless,
Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done,
7.20 56
60. Ella Wheeler Wilcox poet Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone.
9.41 43
61. John Donne poet Death Be Not Proud by John Donne
Death be not proud, though some have called thee
Mighty and dreadfull, for, thou art not soe,
7.55 51
62. William Butler Yeats poet When You Are Old by William Butler Yeats
WHEN you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
9.47 41
63. Billy Collins poet Forgetfulness by Billy Collins
The name of the author is the first to go
followed obediently by the title, the plot,
8.98 33
64. Robert Murray Smith poet A Hauntingly Beautiful Word by Robert Murray Smith Gold Star - 164,321 Points
Love is a hauntingly beautiful word.
Its essence flows over all endearing.
9.88 1,252
65. Robert Burns poet A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns
O my Luve's like a red, red rose
That's newly sprung in June;
7.31 56
66. Roger McGough poet First Day At School by Roger McGough
A millionbillionwillion miles from home
Waiting for the bell to go. (To go where?)
7.67 44
67. Dr. Antony Theodore poet If You Die Before Me by Dr. Antony Theodore Gold Star - 100,525 Points
If you die before me
I would jump down into your grave
9.49 954
68. John Clare poet I Am by John Clare
I am: yet what I am none cares or knows,
My friends forsake me like a memory lost;
8.37 55
69. Roald Dahl poet Hot And Cold by Roald Dahl
A woman who my mother knows
Came in and took off all her clothes.
6.72 23
70. Rabindranath Tagore poet Where The Mind Is Without Fear by Rabindranath Tagore
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Where knowledge is free
8.11 53
71. Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin poet I Loved You by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
I loved you, and I probably still do,
And for a while the feeling may remain...
7.91 51
72. Matthew Arnold poet Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
The sea is calm to-night.
The tide is full, the moon lies fair
6.88 51
73. Fabrizio Frosini poet Nocturnal Snowing by Fabrizio Frosini Gold Star - 150,969 Points
«Let this fluffy snow fall upon our
Dreams and make them shine! »
9.67 192
74. William Blake poet Auguries Of Innocence by William Blake
To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
7.81 29
75. Spike Milligan poet A Silly Poem by Spike Milligan
Said Hamlet to Ophelia,
I'll draw a sketch of thee,
8.04 36
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