Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
476. James Henry Leigh Hunt poet Jenny Kissed Me by James Henry Leigh Hunt
Jenny kissed me when we met,
Jumping from the chair she sat in;
6.35 12
477. Ernest Christopher Dowson poet April Love by Ernest Christopher Dowson
We have walked in Love's land a little way,
We have learnt his lesson a little while,
6.42 15
478. Naomi Shihab Nye poet Making A Fist by Naomi Shihab Nye
We forget that we are all dead men conversing wtih dead men.
—Jorge Luis Borges
8.14 6
479. Lucille Clifton poet I Am Accused Of Tending To The Past by Lucille Clifton
i am accused of tending to the past
as if i made it,
8.30 7
480. Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet Autumn Song by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the heart feels a languid grief
6.32 18
481. Chinedu Dike poet The Phoenix Strangler by Chinedu Dike Gold Star - 127,215 Points
With promise of job,
he lured her into a cane field.
9.26 168
482. Lascelles Abercrombie poet The Box by Lascelles Abercrombie
Once upon a time, in the land of Hush-A-Bye,
Around about the wondrous days of yore,
7.99 10
483. George Herbert poet Peace by George Herbert
Sweet Peace, where dost thou dwell? I humbly crave,
Let me once know.
5.82 21
484. Subhas Chandra Chakra poet After We Met - 01 by Subhas Chandra Chakra Gold Star - 98,777 Points
Waiting of the millennium
Ended, at this
9.95 323
485. Galway Kinnell poet Wait by Galway Kinnell
Wait, for now.
Distrust everything, if you have to.
6.19 8
486. Sayeed Abubakar poet A Strange Boy by Sayeed Abubakar Gold Star - 14,993 Points
An innocent boy leaving the lap of mother
opened his fearful eyes in the war-trodden world
5.78 52
487. Robinson Jeffers poet Vulture by Robinson Jeffers
I had walked since dawn and lay down to rest on a bare hillside
Above the ocean. I saw through half-shut eyelids a vulture wheeling
6.15 9
488. Gabriela Mistral poet Pine Forest by Gabriela Mistral
Let us go now into the forest.
Trees will pass by your face,
6.68 17
489. James Joyce poet All Day I Hear The Noise Of Waters by James Joyce
All day I hear the noise of waters
Making moan,
7.21 11
490. Robert Lowell poet "To Speak Of Woe That Is In Marriage&Quot; by Robert Lowell
"The hot night makes us keep our bedroom windows open.
Our magnolia blossoms.Life begins to happen.
6.89 9
491. Alan Seeger poet I Have A Rendezvous With Death by Alan Seeger
I have a rendezvous with Death
At some disputed barricade,
7.09 10
492. Mirza Ghalib poet Heart It Is, Not A Brick Or Stone by Mirza Ghalib
Heart it is, not a brick or stone
Why shouldn't it feel the pain?
6.13 22
493. Edmund Spenser poet Sonnet 54 by Edmund Spenser
Of this worlds theatre in which we stay,
My love like the spectator ydly sits
6.27 17
494. Donald Hall poet Name Of Horses by Donald Hall
All winter your brute shoulders strained against collars, padding
and steerhide over the ash hames, to haul
6.49 8
495. Vineet Bansal poet What Is Hope................. by Vineet Bansal Rookie
What hope means
Hope is bright shining light which keeps darkness at the bay
9.08 29
496. Edward Lear poet There Was An Old Man In A Tree by Edward Lear
There was an Old Man in a tree,
Who was horribly bored by a bee.
6.19 11
497. Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz poet You Men by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
Hombres necios que acusáis
6.17 3
498. Sylvia Chidi poet Kiss Me Slowly by Sylvia Chidi Freshman - 578 Points
Kissing is an art, one most master
Kissing slowly is better than faster
8.96 22
499. Jack Gilbert poet Rain by Jack Gilbert
Suddenly this defeat.
This rain.
6.49 13
500. Robert Herrick poet To The Virgins, Make Much Of Time by Robert Herrick
Gather ye rose-buds while ye may:
Old Time is still a-flying;
7.69 8
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