Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
26. Alfred Noyes poet The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes
PART ONE
I
9.00 251
27. John Donne poet No Man Is An Island by John Donne
No man is an island,
Entire of itself,
7.82 128
28. Derek Walcott poet Love After Love by Derek Walcott
The time will come
when, with elation
8.32 409
29. Walt Whitman poet O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman

O CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearful trip is done;
8.48 139
30. Charles Bukowski poet A Smile To Remember by Charles Bukowski
we had goldfish and they circled around and around
in the bowl on the table near the heavy drapes
7.41 102
31. Charles Bukowski poet Alone With Everybody by Charles Bukowski
the flesh covers the bone
and they put a mind
7.58 81
32. Emily Dickinson poet "Why Do I Love" You, Sir? by Emily Dickinson
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"Why do I love" You, Sir?
6.52 100
33. Spike Milligan poet On The Ning Nang Nong by Spike Milligan
On the Ning Nang Nong
Where the Cows go Bong!
8.48 92
34. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet A Psalm Of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream!
7.40 144
35. William Shakespeare poet A Fairy Song by William Shakespeare
Over hill, over dale,
Thorough bush, thorough brier,
7.38 191
36. John Keats poet A Thing Of Beauty (Endymion) by John Keats
A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
Its lovliness increases; it will never
7.65 142
37. Roger McGough poet The Lesson by Roger McGough
Chaos ruled OK in the classroom
as bravely the teacher walked in
7.87 133
38. Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet How Do I Love Thee? by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
7.92 77
39. Roald Dahl poet The Pig by Roald Dahl
In England once there lived a big
And wonderfully clever pig.
8.27 95
40. Christina Georgina Rossetti poet Remember by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Remember me when I am gone away,
Gone far away into the silent land;
7.62 87
41. yoonoos peerbocus poet A Hint At What Is Beautiful? by yoonoos peerbocus Gold Star - 28,031 Points
Beautiful is the 'thank you'
Wrapped with gratitude,
8.74 736
42. Emily Dickinson poet "Nature" Is What We See by Emily Dickinson
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"Nature" is what we see—
6.36 161
43. Percy Bysshe Shelley poet Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley
I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: `Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
8.40 95
44. Charles Bukowski poet Bluebird by Charles Bukowski
there's a bluebird in my heart that
wants to get out
7.27 57
45. Joyce Kilmer poet Trees by Joyce Kilmer
I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
8.46 115
46. William Blake poet The Tyger by William Blake
Tyger! Tyger! burning bright,
In the forests of the night,
7.55 84
47. William Shakespeare poet Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer's Day? (Sonnet 18) by William Shakespeare
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate.
8.58 93
48. Muzahidul Reza poet Mediterranean Girl's War Phobia by Muzahidul Reza Gold Star - 213,154 Points
Indoors by technology, outdoors by speedy transport
I travel the world
8.29 1,097
49. Wilfred Owen poet Dulce Et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen
Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,
Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge,
8.38 65
50. Dylan Thomas poet And Death Shall Have No Dominion by Dylan Thomas
And death shall have no dominion.
Dead man naked they shall be one
7.82 54
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