Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
351. 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
352. Kelly Kurt poet I Can Promise Only This by Kelly Kurt Gold Star - 193,815 Points
You can ask anything of me and I will attempt
You can tell me to smile, when grief is my shadow
9.07 382
353. Jack Kerouac poet Haiku (The Taste...) by Jack Kerouac
The taste
of rain
—Why kneel?
7.24 19
354. Mohammad Akmal Nazir poet *a Humble Complaint* by Mohammad Akmal Nazir Rookie - 13 Points
You could have been more polite observing me,
Your harsh words have left
8.74 230
355. Ted Hughes poet Wind by Ted Hughes
This house has been far out at sea all night,
The woods crashing through darkness, the booming hills,
7.72 10
356. Sienna Harlequinn poet I Believe by Sienna Harlequinn Rookie
I believe that the sun shines after the rain
I believe if you don't get hurt you'll never gain
8.87 37
357. Alden Nowlan poet The Masks Of Love by Alden Nowlan
I come in from a walk
With you
6.69 10
358. Robert Lowell poet The Old Flame by Robert Lowell
My old flame, my wife!
Remember our lists of birds?
6.04 18
359. Anna Akhmatova poet Everything by Anna Akhmatova
Everything’s looted, betrayed and traded,
black death’s wing’s overhead.
6.58 13
360. Seamus Heaney poet Mid-Term Break by Seamus Heaney Rookie
I sat all morning in the college sick bay
Counting bells knelling classes to a close.
7.63 8
361. 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
6.88 6
362. Allen Steble poet (there's A Fire Burning In My Eyes) by Allen Steble Rookie - 110 Points
Even the impossible can be done
because i believe it can
8.13 141
363. Hasmukh Amathalal poet All Dreams Not Come True ###309(In 500) by Hasmukh Amathalal Gold Star - 389,843 Points
All dreams may not come true
All credits due may not accrue
9.43 186
364. Henry Lawson poet Faces In The Street by Henry Lawson

They lie, the men who tell us in a loud decisive tone
7.09 17
365. Matsuo Basho poet A Snowy Morning by Matsuo Basho
A snowy morning--
by myself,
5.49 5
366. Richard Lovelace poet " To His Fairest Valentine Mrs. A. L. by Richard Lovelace
"Come, pretty birds, present your lays,
And learn to chaunt a goddess praise;
5.88 12
367. George Gordon Byron poet When We Two Parted by George Gordon Byron
When we two parted
In silence and tears,
7.26 8
368. Walter de la Mare poet Some One by Walter de la Mare
Some one came knocking
At my wee, small door;
7.25 12
369. Jonathan Swift poet A Beautiful Young Nymph Going To Bed by Jonathan Swift
Corinna, Pride of Drury-Lane,
For whom no Shepherd sighs in vain;
6.20 18
370. Sylvia Chidi poet Beautiful! by Sylvia Chidi Freshman - 551 Points
Honesty is beautiful
Kindness is beautiful
8.04 29
371. Countee Cullen poet Fruit Of The Flower by Countee Cullen
My father is a quiet man
With sober, steady ways;
6.78 13
372. Patrick Kavanagh poet Inniskeen Road: July Evening by Patrick Kavanagh
The bicycles go by in twos and threes -
There's a dance in Billy Brennan's barn to-night,
6.26 4
373. 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
374. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
1.00 49
375. Octavio Paz poet Between Going And Coming by Octavio Paz
Between going and staying
the day wavers,
7.55 10
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