Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
476. David Berman poet Self-Portrait At 28 by David Berman
I know it's a bad title
but I'm giving it to myself as a gift
9.39 10
477. Felicia Dorothea Hemans poet Casabianca by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
The boy stood on the burning deck
Whence all but he had fled;
6.24 11
478. Oliver Wendell Holmes poet The Boys by Oliver Wendell Holmes
HAS there any old fellow got mixed with the boys?
If there has, take him out, without making a noise.
5.93 7
479. Wallace Stevens poet Thirteen Ways Of Looking At A Blackbird by Wallace Stevens
I
Among twenty snowy mountains,
8.95 5
480. Lucille Clifton poet Poem In Praise Of Menstruation by Lucille Clifton
if there is a river
more beautiful than this
6.68 8
481. Edward Fitzgerald poet The Dream Called Life by Edward Fitzgerald
From the Spanish of Pedro Calderon de la Barca
A dream it was in which I found myself.
6.36 15
482. 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;
6.32 11
483. George Herbert poet Affliction by George Herbert
When thou didst entice to thee my heart,
I thought the service brave:
5.88 13
484. Brandi Young poet Death by Brandi Young Rookie
Death is forever
So don't flirt with suicide
7.86 29
485. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet One Ring by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Ash nazg durbatulûk, ash nazg gimbatul,
Ash nazg thrakutulûk agh burzum-ishi krimpatul.
8.74 6
486. Keith Douglas poet Vergissmeinnicht by Keith Douglas
Three weeks gone and the combatants gone
returning over the nightmare ground
7.90 7
487. Ashley Olson poet What Makes A Friend? by Ashley Olson Rookie
A friend
What makes a friend?
5.84 17
488. Francis Duggan poet Racism Is Around Me Everywhere by Francis Duggan Gold Star - 109,698 Points
Of human ignorance I am almost in despair
For racism is around me everywhere
8.31 29
489. Edwin Brock poet Five Ways To Kill A Man by Edwin Brock
There are many cumbersome ways to kill a man.
You can make him carry a plank of wood
6.94 19
490. Edmund Spenser poet Sonnet 54 by Edmund Spenser
Of this worlds theatre in which we stay,
My love like the spectator ydly sits
6.23 16
491. MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK. poet ~ Why Hack My She ~ by MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK. Freshman - 786 Points
Why hack my mind?
I can be bare and nude.
9.25 167
492. 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
493. Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR) poet ' A Walk To The Cemetery To Visit Some Friend.. by Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR) Gold Star - 93,598 Points
I'm taking a walk to the cemetery this morning,
be back before noontime for crumpets and tea.
10.00 73
494. Mirza Ghalib poet It Is Not Love It Is Madness by Mirza Ghalib
(You say) It is not love, it is madness
My madness may be the cause of your fame
5.69 13
495. 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 5
496. May Swenson poet Question by May Swenson
Body my house
my horse my hound
6.66 17
497. Sappho poet He Is More Than A Hero by Sappho
He is more than a hero
he is a god in my eyes--
6.05 4
498. Tamara Moir poet Tear Drops And Closed Caskets The Good Die Young. by Tamara Moir Rookie
I went to a party, Mom,
I remembered what you said.
9.21 25
499. Heather Burns poet Being With You by Heather Burns Gold Star - 10,158 Points
Being with you for just
awhile
6.78 47
500. Alan Alexander Milne poet Disobedience by Alan Alexander Milne
James James
Morrison Morrison
7.46 8
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