Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
201. Benjamin Zephaniah poet Talking Turkeys! by Benjamin Zephaniah
Be nice to yu turkeys dis christmas
Cos' turkeys just wanna hav fun
7.28 10
202. Ezra Pound poet In A Station Of The Metro by Ezra Pound
The apparition of these faces in the crowd;
petals on a wet, black bough.
7.79 20
203. Edna St. Vincent Millay poet Love Is Not All by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink
Nor slumber nor a roof against the rain;
7.47 12
204. Benjamin Zephaniah poet Dis Poetry by Benjamin Zephaniah
Dis poetry is like a riddim dat drops
De tongue fires a riddim dat shoots like shots
7.36 19
205. Robert Louis Stevenson poet The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson
How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
7.05 27
206. Ted Kooser poet After Years by Ted Kooser
Today, from a distance, I saw you
walking away, and without a sound
8.23 12
207. Thomas Hardy poet A Broken Appointment by Thomas Hardy
You did not come,
And marching Time drew on, and wore me numb.
6.35 17
208. Margaret Atwood poet You Fit Into Me by Margaret Atwood
You fit into me
like a hook into an eye
8.21 8
209. Adrian Henri poet Love Is... by Adrian Henri
Love is...
Love is feeling cold in the back of vans
6.75 25
210. Wilfred Owen poet Disabled by Wilfred Owen
He sat in a wheeled chair, waiting for dark,
And shivered in his ghastly suit of grey,
7.13 12
211. Ralph Waldo Emerson poet Fate by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Deep in the man sits fast his fate
To mould his fortunes, mean or great:
6.74 24
212. Charles Baudelaire poet Be Drunk by Charles Baudelaire
You have to be always drunk. That's all there is to it--it's the
only way. So as not to feel the horrible burden of time that breaks
6.67 12
213. Thomas Hood poet I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood
I Remember, I Remember
I remember, I remember
7.37 30
214. Robert Burns poet A Man's A Man For A' That by Robert Burns
Is there for honesty poverty
That hings his head, an' a' that;
6.59 17
215. Marieta Maglas poet Your Words Of Love by Marieta Maglas Gold Star - 6,967 Points
I have seemingly missed your words of love,
Those words that were written in the sand
9.65 235
216. Ezra Pound poet A Pact by Ezra Pound
I make a pact with you, Walt Whitman -
I have detested you long enough.
5.90 11
217. Richard Wilbur poet Boy At The Window by Richard Wilbur
Seeing the snowman standing all alone
In dusk and cold is more than he can bear.
7.71 25
218. Jenny Joseph poet The Sun Has Burst The Sky by Jenny Joseph
The sun has burst the sky
Because I love you
7.80 24
219. Christina Georgina Rossetti poet Dream Land by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
6.85 23
220. Cecil Frances Alexander poet Maker Of Heaven And Earth (All Things Bright And Beautiful) by Cecil Frances Alexander
All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
7.48 30
221. Jimmy Santiago Baca poet I Am Offering This Poem by Jimmy Santiago Baca
I am offering this poem to you,
since I have nothing else to give.
8.09 23
222. Carl Sandburg poet Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg
Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your
    head.
6.01 10
223. Lewis Carroll poet The Crocodile by Lewis Carroll
How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
7.04 19
224. Robert Browning poet Life In A Love by Robert Browning
Escape me?
Never---
6.39 27
225. Thomas Hardy poet I Need Not Go by Thomas Hardy
I need not go
Through sleet and snow
6.13 27
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