Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
476. Sylvia Chidi poet Beautiful! by Sylvia Chidi Freshman - 710 Points
Honesty is beautiful
Kindness is beautiful
8.04 33
477. Algernon Charles Swinburne poet A Ballad Of Death by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Kneel down, fair Love, and fill thyself with tears,
Girdle thyself with sighing for a girth
5.42 15
478. 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 8
479. 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 11
480. Sir Walter Scott poet Lochinvar by Sir Walter Scott
O young Lochinvar is come out of the west,
Through all the wide Border his steed was the best;
7.13 9
481. Muriel Stuart poet In The Orchard by Muriel Stuart
'I thought you loved me.' 'No, it was only fun.'
'When we stood there, closer than all?' 'Well, the harvest moon
6.92 26
482. Chinedu Dike poet The Phoenix Strangler by Chinedu Dike Gold Star - 160,835 Points
With promise of job,
he lured her into a cane field.
9.39 194
483. Henry Van Dyke poet Time Is by Henry Van Dyke
Time is
Too Slow for those who Wait,
6.35 15
484. 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
485. 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.
6.42 24
486. 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
487. E. E. Cummings poet Maggie And Milly And Molly And May by E. E. Cummings
maggie and milly and molly and may
7.21 5
488. Ella Wheeler Wilcox poet A Fallen Leaf by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
A trusting little leaf of green,
A bold audacious frost;
6.12 16
489. Gabriela Mistral poet The Sad Mother by Gabriela Mistral
Sleep, sleep, my beloved,
without worry, without fear,
6.31 10
490. Vijay Sai poet A Desperate Cry by Vijay Sai Bronze Star - 2,868 Points
God's creation
Blessed to be born in this world
8.50 194
491. Chantel Braatz poet School Is Not So Cool by Chantel Braatz Rookie
School, School, School,
A school is not so cool
7.72 39
492. Michael Shepherd poet ! A Grief Ago by Michael Shepherd Rookie
'There is no grief
which time does not lessen
5.58 34
493. Mohammad Akmal Nazir poet *a Humble Complaint* by Mohammad Akmal Nazir Rookie - 13 Points
You could have been more polite observing me,
Your harsh words have left
8.74 233
494. Brian Patten poet When You Wake Tomorrow by Brian Patten
I will give you a poem when you wake tomorrow.
It will be a peaceful poem.
8.58 8
495. 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
496. Gabriela Mistral poet To See Him Again by Gabriela Mistral
Never, never again?
Not on nights filled with quivering stars,
7.08 14
497. Tony Hoagland poet Lucky by Tony Hoagland
If you are lucky in this life,
you will get to help your enemy
6.80 17
498. Alfred Noyes poet A Prayer In Time Of War by Alfred Noyes
The war will change many things in art and life, and among them, it is to be hoped, many of our own ideas as to what is, and what is not, "intellectual."
Thou, whose deep ways are in the sea,
5.78 13
499. Algernon Charles Swinburne poet A Ballad Of Dreamland by Algernon Charles Swinburne
I hid my heart in a nest of roses,
Out of the sun's way, hidden apart;
6.18 15
500. Mary Havran poet Before The Dawn by Mary Havran Rookie
Before dawn wind rushes
driving night’s chill westward
9.40 31
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