Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
26. Roger McGough poet Let Me Die A Youngman's Death by Roger McGough
Let me die a youngman's death
not a clean and inbetween
8.11 112
27. Alfred Noyes poet The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes
PART ONE
I
9.00 242
28. 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
7.41 101
29. John Donne poet No Man Is An Island by John Donne
No man is an island,
Entire of itself,
7.81 109
30. Charles Bukowski poet Alone With Everybody by Charles Bukowski
the flesh covers the bone
and they put a mind
7.59 76
31. Derek Walcott poet Love After Love by Derek Walcott
The time will come
when, with elation
8.31 280
32. Walt Whitman poet O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman

O CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearful trip is done;
8.47 136
33. Howard Simon poet ~ I Choose The Mountain~ by Howard Simon Gold Star - 26,944 Points
The low lands call
I am tempted to answer
9.07 1,057
34. Spike Milligan poet On The Ning Nang Nong by Spike Milligan
On the Ning Nang Nong
Where the Cows go Bong!
8.47 89
35. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet A Psalm Of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream!
7.41 134
36. Emily Dickinson poet "Why Do I Love" You, Sir? by Emily Dickinson
480
"Why do I love" You, Sir?
6.52 98
37. William Shakespeare poet A Fairy Song by William Shakespeare
Over hill, over dale,
Thorough bush, thorough brier,
7.38 178
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 70
39. Roger McGough poet The Lesson by Roger McGough
Chaos ruled OK in the classroom
as bravely the teacher walked in
7.87 134
40. 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
7.62 130
41. Roald Dahl poet The Pig by Roald Dahl
In England once there lived a big
And wonderfully clever pig.
8.27 83
42. Rabindranath Tagore poet Where The Mind Is Without Fear by Rabindranath Tagore
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Where knowledge is free
8.24 174
43. yoonoos peerbocus poet A Hint At What Is Beautiful? by yoonoos peerbocus Gold Star - 25,792 Points
Beautiful is the 'thank you'
Wrapped with gratitude,
8.73 728
44. Joyce Kilmer poet Trees by Joyce Kilmer
I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
8.45 106
45. 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 82
46. Charles Bukowski poet Bluebird by Charles Bukowski
there's a bluebird in my heart that
wants to get out
7.27 57
47. William Blake poet The Tyger by William Blake
Tyger! Tyger! burning bright,
In the forests of the night,
7.54 81
48. Emily Dickinson poet "Nature" Is What We See by Emily Dickinson
668
"Nature" is what we see—
6.34 145
49. 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.
8.57 91
50. Roger McGough poet First Day At School by Roger McGough
A millionbillionwillion miles from home
Waiting for the bell to go. (To go where?)
7.70 79
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