Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
351. Sylvia Plath poet Ariel by Sylvia Plath
Stasis in darkness.
Then the substanceless blue
7.62 9
352. Nizar Qabbani poet In The Summer by Nizar Qabbani
In the summer
I stretch out on the shore
6.64 15
353. Robert Graves poet A Dead Boche by Robert Graves
To you who'd read my songs of War
And only hear of blood and fame,
5.43 11
354. Frank O'Hara poet Why I Am Not A Painter by Frank O'Hara
I am not a painter, I am a poet.
Why? I think I would rather be
7.20 11
355. Wallace Stevens poet Disillusionment Of Ten O'Clock by Wallace Stevens
The houses are haunted
By white night-gowns.
6.46 17
356. Francis Thompson poet The Hound Of Heaven by Francis Thompson
I fled Him down the nights and down the days
I fled Him down the arches of the years
7.30 13
357. 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 27
358. Charles Kingsley poet A Farewell by Charles Kingsley
I
My fairest child, I have no song to give you;
5.92 41
359. Vernon Scannell poet Nettles by Vernon Scannell
My son aged three fell in the nettle bed.
'Bed' seemed a curious name for those green spears,
6.00 45
360. Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin poet Friendship by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
What's friendship? The hangover's faction,
The gratis talk of outrage,
5.60 21
361. 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
9.44 188
362. Katharine Lee Bates poet America The Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates
O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
5.95 28
363. Edward Lear poet The Owl And The Pussy-Cat by Edward Lear
The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea green boat,
6.86 17
364. Marianne Moore poet Poetry by Marianne Moore
I, too, dislike it: there are things that are important beyond all
this fiddle.
6.55 19
365. John McCrae poet Anarchy by John McCrae
I saw a city filled with lust and shame,
Where men, like wolves, slunk through the grim half-light;
6.67 26
366. Bharati Nayak poet I Speak Not by Bharati Nayak Gold Star - 150,969 Points
I speak not
As I feel
9.72 306
367. Hasmukh Amathalal poet All Dreams Not Come True ###309(In 500) by Hasmukh Amathalal Gold Star - 849,833 Points
All dreams may not come true
All credits due may not accrue
9.44 195
368. 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 57
369. Anne Bradstreet poet To My Dear And Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet
If ever two were one, then surely we.
If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee.
7.19 28
370. 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
371. Siegfried Sassoon poet Does It Matter? by Siegfried Sassoon
Does it matter? -losing your legs?
For people will always be kind,
8.39 14
372. 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.
7.54 17
373. Brian Patten poet Simple Lyric by Brian Patten
When I think of her sparkling face
And of her body that rocked this way and that,
7.23 29
374. Naomi Shihab Nye poet Hidden by Naomi Shihab Nye
If you place a fern
under a stone
7.74 17
375. Charles Baudelaire poet Get Drunk by Charles Baudelaire
Always be drunk.
That's it!
6.87 8
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