Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
301. Aufie Zophy poet Little Purple Flower by Aufie Zophy Gold Star - 23,566 Points
I am a little purple flower
My petals so extremely small
4.84 118
302. Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
IN SEVEN PARTS
Facile credo, plures esse Naturas invisibiles quam visibiles in rerum
7.46 13
303. Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin poet Friendship by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
What's friendship? The hangover's faction,
The gratis talk of outrage,
5.55 19
304. T. S. Eliot poet The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot
S'io credesse che mia risposta fosse
A persona che mai tornasse al mondo,
9.33 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;
8.07 12
306. Phillis Wheatley poet An Hymn To The Morning by Phillis Wheatley
ATTEND my lays, ye ever honour'd nine,
Assist my labours, and my strains refine;
6.10 19
307. Edmund Spenser poet Ice And Fire by Edmund Spenser
My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
7.03 20
308. Ralph Waldo Emerson poet Give All To Love by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Give all to love;
Obey thy heart;
6.55 16
309. Theodore Roethke poet I Knew A Woman by Theodore Roethke
I knew a woman, lovely in her bones,
When small birds sighed, she would sigh back at them;
8.19 17
310. Ernestine Northover poet Anywhere You Choose by Ernestine Northover Veteran Poet - 1,655 Points
With this heart I'll meet you,
With this heart I'll greet you,
7.46 24
311. Federico García Lorca poet City That Does Not Sleep by Federico García Lorca
In the sky there is nobody asleep. Nobody, nobody.
Nobody is asleep.
6.61 9
312. Allan Ahlberg poet The Supply Teacher by Allan Ahlberg
Here's the rule for what to do
If ever your teacher has the flu
8.18 13
313. Sarojini Naidu poet Autumn Song by Sarojini Naidu
Like a joy on the heart of a sorrow,
   The sunset hangs on a cloud;
6.62 26
314. Rudyard Kipling poet Gunga Din by Rudyard Kipling
You may talk o' gin and beer
When you're quartered safe out 'ere,
6.51 20
315. Ernest Hemingway poet Advice To A Son by Ernest Hemingway
Never trust a white man,
Never kill a Jew,
6.42 23
316. Simon Armitage poet Poem by Simon Armitage
And if it snowed and snow covered the drive
he took a spade and tossed it to one side.
6.99 12
317. David Berman poet Snow by David Berman
Walking through a field with my little brother Seth
I pointed to a place where kids had made angels in the snow.
7.36 113
318. Dorothea Mackeller poet My Country by Dorothea Mackeller
The love of field and coppice
Of green and shaded lanes,
6.74 53
319. James Arlington Wright poet A Blessing by James Arlington Wright
Just off the highway to Rochester, Minnesota,
Twilight bounds softly forth on the grass.
7.46 20
320. Eugene Field poet Little Boy Blue by Eugene Field
The little toy dog is covered with dust,
But sturdy and stanch he stands;
6.70 23
321. Clive Staples Lewis poet As The Ruin Falls by Clive Staples Lewis
All this is flashy rhetoric about loving you.
I never had a selfless thought since I was born.
7.51 16
322. John Boyle O'Reilly poet A White Rose by John Boyle O'Reilly
THE red rose whispers of passion,
And the white rose breathes of love;
6.94 17
323. Robert Southey poet Inchcape Rock by Robert Southey
No stir in the air, no stir in the sea,
The Ship was still as she could be;
6.43 23
324. Mary Oliver poet A Dream Of Trees by Mary Oliver
There is a thing in me that dreamed of trees,
A quiet house, some green and modest acres
8.55 9
325. Federico García Lorca poet Before The Dawn by Federico García Lorca
But like love
the archers
6.16 17
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