Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
301. Federico García Lorca poet Before The Dawn by Federico García Lorca
But like love
the archers
6.31 27
302. Sarojini Naidu poet Indian Weavers by Sarojini Naidu
WEAVERS, weaving at break of day,
Why do you weave a garment so gay? . . .
6.64 39
303. Katherine Mansfield poet A Little Boy's Dream by Katherine Mansfield
To and fro, to and fro
In my little boat I go
6.76 34
304. Alfred Edward Housman poet To An Athlete Dying Young by Alfred Edward Housman
The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
7.67 18
305. Edgar Albert Guest poet See It Through by Edgar Albert Guest
When you're up against a trouble,
Meet it squarely, face to face;
8.12 17
306. Chinedu Dike poet The Phoenix Strangler by Chinedu Dike Gold Star - 222,029 Points
With promise of job,
he lured her into a cane field.
9.44 236
307. Leonard Cohen poet Dance Me To The End Of Love by Leonard Cohen
Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin
Dance me through the panic 'til I'm gathered safely in
7.64 31
308. Gerard Manley Hopkins poet God's Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins
The world is charged with the grandeur of God.
It will flame out, like shining from shook foil;
6.64 12
309. Octavio Paz poet Between Going And Coming by Octavio Paz
Between going and staying
the day wavers,
7.63 22
310. Allan Ahlberg poet Please Mrs Butler by Allan Ahlberg
Please Mrs Butler
This boy Derek Drew
8.28 23
311. Henry Lawson poet Andy's Gone With Cattle by Henry Lawson

Our Andy's gone to battle now
6.17 25
312. Countee Cullen poet The Loss Of Love by Countee Cullen
All through an empty place I go,
And find her not in any room;
7.85 38
313. Patrick Kavanagh poet Memory Of My Father by Patrick Kavanagh
Every old man I see
Reminds me of my father
5.93 18
314. Lawrence Ferlinghetti poet I Am Waiting by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
I am waiting for my case to come up
and I am waiting
8.20 14
315. Sharon Olds poet The Victims by Sharon Olds
When Mother divorced you, we were glad. She took it and
took it in silence, all those years and then
7.00 24
316. Ernest Lawrence Thayer poet Casey At The Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer
The outlook wasn't brilliant for the Mudville nine that day;
The score stood four to two, with but one inning more to play,
8.00 27
317. William Stafford poet Ask Me by William Stafford
Some time when the river is ice ask me
mistakes I have made. Ask me whether
7.38 10
318. James Arlington Wright poet A Blessing by James Arlington Wright
Just off the highway to Rochester, Minnesota,
Twilight bounds softly forth on the grass.
7.49 21
319. Dan Brown poet Lost by Dan Brown Rookie - 62 Points
Lost in a world, that scares me to death,
Lost in a crowd, I'm losing my breath.
8.82 37
320. Matsuo Basho poet A Bee by Matsuo Basho
A bee
staggers out
6.64 14
321. Henry David Thoreau poet The Moon by Henry David Thoreau
Time wears her not; she doth his chariot guide;
Mortality below her orb is placed.
7.09 22
322. Jorge Luis Borges poet Instants by Jorge Luis Borges
If I could live again my life,
In the next - I'll try,
8.51 13
323. Hasmukh Amathalal poet All Dreams Not Come True ###309(In 500) by Hasmukh Amathalal Gold Star - 850,854 Points
All dreams may not come true
All credits due may not accrue
9.44 195
324. Edna St. Vincent Millay poet The Spring And The Fall by Edna St. Vincent Millay
In the spring of the year, in the spring of the year,
I walked the road beside my dear.
8.13 15
325. Shel Silverstein poet Smart by Shel Silverstein
My dad gave me one dollar bill
'Cause I'm his smartest son,
6.21 319
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