Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
326. Ernest Hemingway poet Advice To A Son by Ernest Hemingway
Never trust a white man,
Never kill a Jew,
6.42 23
327. Sylvia Plath poet A Birthday Present by Sylvia Plath
What is this, behind this veil, is it ugly, is it beautiful?
It is shimmering, has it breasts, has it edges?
6.92 9
328. 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 31
329. Aufie Zophy poet Little Purple Flower by Aufie Zophy Gold Star - 19,492 Points
I am a little purple flower
My petals so extremely small
4.58 114
330. Geoffrey Chaucer poet Rondel Of Merciless Beauty by Geoffrey Chaucer
Your two great eyes will slay me suddenly;
Their beauty shakes me who was once serene;
7.21 28
331. Federico García Lorca poet Before The Dawn by Federico García Lorca
But like love
the archers
6.18 16
332. Judith Viorst poet True Love by Judith Viorst
It is true love because
I put on eyeliner and a concerto and make pungent observations about the great issues of the day
8.38 19
333. Alexander Pope poet Summer by Alexander Pope
See what delights in sylvan scenes appear!
Descending Gods have found Elysium here.
6.78 23
334. Rupert Brooke poet 1914 Iv: The Dead by Rupert Brooke
These hearts were woven of human joys and cares,
Washed marvellously with sorrow, swift to mirth.
6.66 11
335. Siegfried Sassoon poet Aftermath by Siegfried Sassoon
Have you forgotten yet?...
For the world's events have rumbled on since those gagged days,
6.68 6
336. Walter de la Mare poet Some One by Walter de la Mare
Some one came knocking
At my wee, small door;
7.25 20
337. Wislawa Szymborska poet Under One Small Star by Wislawa Szymborska
My apologies to chance for calling it necessity.
My apologies to necessity if I'm mistaken, after all.
9.27 12
338. Matsuo Basho poet A Bee by Matsuo Basho
A bee
staggers out
6.64 10
339. Sylvia Plath poet Lady Lazarus by Sylvia Plath
I have done it again.
One year in every ten
9.42 10
340. Sappho poet Awed By Her Splendor by Sappho
Awed by her splendor
stars near the lovely
5.45 15
341. Randall Jarrell poet The Death Of The Ball Turret Gunner by Randall Jarrell
From my mother's sleep I fell into the State,
And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze.
8.23 5
342. 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 60
343. Thomas Moore poet Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms by Thomas Moore
Believe me, if all those endearing young charms,
Which I gaze on so fondly to-day,
6.84 20
344. Jazib Kamalvi poet Love And Lust by Jazib Kamalvi Gold Star - 100,171 Points
Love and lust are poles apart.
Lust is chaos, love is art.
8.49 841
345. Brandi Young poet Death by Brandi Young Rookie
Death is forever
So don't flirt with suicide
7.86 29
346. Abdul Wahab poet >≫≫I Want To Die by Abdul Wahab Gold Star - 20,613 Points
Heavenly cursed and heavily sinned I
No more i like to add them, so, I want to die
8.57 102
347. Sidney Lanier poet A Song Of Eternity In Time by Sidney Lanier
Once, at night, in the manor wood
My Love and I long silent stood,
6.56 27
348. Jimmy Santiago Baca poet Who Understands Me But Me by Jimmy Santiago Baca
They turn the water off, so I live without water,
they build walls higher, so I live without treetops,
9.08 14
349. Shel Silverstein poet A Boy Named Sue by Shel Silverstein
Well, my daddy left home when I was three,
and he didn't leave much to Ma and me,
6.45 15
350. Edward Thomas poet Like The Touch Of Rain by Edward Thomas
Like the touch of rain she was
On a man's flesh and hair and eyes
6.85 27
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