Top 500 Poems
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by Nikki Giovanni
I always like summer
On Raglan Road
by Patrick Kavanagh
On Raglan Road on an autumn day I met her first and knew
That her dark hair would weave a snare that I might one day rue;
by Khalil Gibran
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses
by Hilaire Belloc
Do you remember an Inn,
What Lips My Lips Have Kissed, And Where, And Why (Sonnet ..
by Edna St. Vincent Millay
What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why,
I have forgotten, and what arms have lain
All Things Will Die
by Alfred Lord Tennyson
All Things will Die
Clearly the blue river chimes in its flowing
by Rainer Maria Rilke
My eyes already touch the sunny hill.
going far ahead of the road I have begun.
by Carl Sandburg
The fog comes
on little cat feet.
As Soon As Fred Gets Out Of Bed
by Jack Prelutsky
As soon as Fred gets out of bed,
his underwear goes on his head.
by Marieta Maglas
This game is the way in which slaughter becomes an end in itself.
Acta est fabula plaudite
If I Were In Charge Of The World
by Judith Viorst
If I were in charge of the world
I'd cancel oatmeal,
Love, What Is Love
by Robert Louis Stevenson
LOVE - what is love? A great and aching heart;
Wrung hands; and silence; and a long despair.
Prayer Before Birth
by Louis Macneice
I am not yet born; O hear me.
Let not the bloodsucking bat or the rat or the stoat or the
My Last Duchess
by Robert Browning
That's my last Duchess painted on the wall,
Alone Looking At The Mountain
by Li Po
All the birds have flown up and gone;
A lonely cloud floats leisurely by.
A Moments Indulgence
by Rabindranath Tagore
I ask for a moment's indulgence to sit by thy side. The works
that I have in hand I will finish afterwards.
by Alice Walker
Expect nothing. Live frugally
by Benjamin Zephaniah
Be nice to yu turkeys dis christmas
Cos' turkeys just wanna hav fun
Who Ever Loved That Loved Not At First Sight?
by Christopher Marlowe
It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is overruled by fate.
A Dream Lies Dead
by Dorothy Parker
A dream lies dead here. May you softly go
Before this place, and turn away your eyes,
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
by John Donne
As virtuous men pass mildly away,
And whisper to their souls, to go,
by John Masefield
I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
The Arrow And The Song
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I shot an arrow into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
A Strange Wild Song
by Lewis Carroll
He thought he saw an Elephant
That practised on a fife:
by Robert Louis Stevenson
How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?