Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
351. Sappho poet Awed By Her Splendor by Sappho
Awed by her splendor
stars near the lovely
5.45 15
352. 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 32
353. Sulaiman Mohd Yusof poet Over The Rainbow by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof Rookie - 207 Points
The morning rays of the Sun cling
On the upper bow of the Rainbow
9.44 189
354. Udiah (witness to Yah) poet Lost Love (Love Love Love Love Love Love) by Udiah (witness to Yah) Rookie - 137 Points
Void, empty, hollow inside
My dreams have fled, my hopes have died
9.08 29
355. Matsuo Basho poet A Bee by Matsuo Basho
A bee
staggers out
6.64 11
356. 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
8.74 231
357. Sylvia Plath poet Lady Lazarus by Sylvia Plath
I have done it again.
One year in every ten
9.42 10
358. David Bates poet Childhood by David Bates
Childhood, sweet and sunny childhood,
With its careless, thoughtless air,
7.27 33
359. Donald Hall poet An Old Life by Donald Hall
Snow fell in the night.
At five-fifteen I woke to a bluish
6.21 12
360. George Gordon Byron poet When We Two Parted by George Gordon Byron
When we two parted
In silence and tears,
7.31 9
361. Henry Lawson poet After All by Henry Lawson

The brooding ghosts of Australian night have gone from the bush and town;
6.73 15
362. Marge Piercy poet A Work Of Artifice by Marge Piercy
The bonsai tree
in the attractive pot
6.88 7
363. 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 17
364. ToddMichael St. Pierre poet My Dream: A Vision Of Peace by ToddMichael St. Pierre Rookie - 0 Points
Where the mountains touch the sky,
Where poets DREAM, where eagles fly,
9.67 56
365. Muriel Stuart poet In The Orchard by Muriel Stuart
'I thought you loved me.' 'No, it was only fun.'
'When we stood there, closer than all?' 'Well, the harvest moon
6.92 25
366. Sara Teasdale poet Barter by Sara Teasdale
Life has loveliness to sell,
All beautiful and splendid things,
7.57 17
367. Patrick Kavanagh poet Peace by Patrick Kavanagh
And sometimes I am sorry when the grass
Is growing over the stones in quiet hollows
5.58 7
368. Allen Steble poet (there's A Fire Burning In My Eyes) by Allen Steble Rookie - 115 Points
Even the impossible can be done
because i believe it can
8.13 141
369. Hasmukhlal Amathalallal poet All Dreams Not Come True ###309(In 500) by Hasmukhlal Amathalallal Gold Star - 532,802 Points
All dreams may not come true
All credits due may not accrue
9.43 187
370. 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
371. Christopher Marlowe poet Hero And Leander by Christopher Marlowe
It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is over-rul'd by fate.
6.78 21
372. Joyce Kilmer poet The House With Nobody In It by Joyce Kilmer
Whenever I walk to Suffern along the Erie track
I go by a poor old farmhouse with its shingles broken and black.
7.72 34
373. Countee Cullen poet The Loss Of Love by Countee Cullen
All through an empty place I go,
And find her not in any room;
7.71 23
374. Emily Jane Brontë poet I Am The Only Being Whose Doom by Emily Jane Brontë
I am the only being whose doom
No tongue would ask no eye would mourn
6.55 21
375. Henry Lawson poet Faces In The Street by Henry Lawson

They lie, the men who tell us in a loud decisive tone
7.09 18
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