Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
476. Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR) poet ' A Walk To The Cemetery To Visit Some Friend.. by Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR) Gold Star - 105,368 Points
I'm taking a walk to the cemetery this morning,
be back before noontime for crumpets and tea.
10.00 106
477. Sir Walter Raleigh poet The Conclusion by Sir Walter Raleigh
EVEN such is Time, that takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, our all we have,
6.32 17
478. Louise Gluck poet Celestial Music by Louise Gluck
I have a friend who still believes in heaven.
Not a stupid person, yet with all she knows, she literally talks to God.
7.15 17
479. Michael Shepherd poet ! A Grief Ago by Michael Shepherd Rookie
'There is no grief
which time does not lessen
5.57 34
480. Etheridge Knight poet A Poem For Myself by Etheridge Knight
I was born in Mississippi;
I walked barefooted thru the mud.
7.64 19
481. 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
482. Mahmoud Darwish poet I Come From There by Mahmoud Darwish
I come from there and I have memories
Born as mortals are, I have a mother
7.48 10
483. Alison Cassidy poet Wild Geese By Mary Oliver by Alison Cassidy Rookie
You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
8.41 18
484. Emma Lazarus poet The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
6.72 9
485. arianna loshnowsky poet Funny... But Not by arianna loshnowsky Rookie
it's funny how hello is always accompanied with goodbye
it's funny how good memories can start to make you cry
9.04 28
486. Leonard Cohen poet I'M Your Man by Leonard Cohen
If you want a lover
I'll do anything you ask me to
7.24 29
487. Mary Havran poet Before The Dawn by Mary Havran Rookie
Before dawn wind rushes
driving night’s chill westward
9.40 31
488. 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
8.17 7
489. Galway Kinnell poet Wait by Galway Kinnell
Wait, for now.
Distrust everything, if you have to.
6.19 8
490. 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 11
491. 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
492. Ashley Olson poet What Makes A Friend? by Ashley Olson Rookie
A friend
What makes a friend?
5.84 28
493. Robert Herrick poet Dreams by Robert Herrick
Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurl'd
By dreams, each one into a several world.
5.83 21
494. Anne Bradstreet poet In Reference To Her Children by Anne Bradstreet
I had eight birds hatched in one nest,
Four cocks there were, and hens the rest.
6.30 19
495. Bharati Nayak poet I Speak Not by Bharati Nayak Gold Star - 101,440 Points
I speak not
As I feel
9.67 207
496. Dillip K Swain poet The First Love by Dillip K Swain Gold Star - 68,207 Points
Let's go hand in hand to a strange spot
Secretly, stealthily, without paying heed
10.00 307
497. Sandra Feldman poet Lonely Moon by Sandra Feldman Gold Star - 113,766 Points
The Moon will shine,
Without your smile,
9.31 106
498. David Herbert Lawrence poet Self-Pity by David Herbert Lawrence
I never saw a wild thing
sorry for itself.
6.94 9
499. Sharon Olds poet The End by Sharon Olds
We decided to have the abortion, became
killers together. The period that came
6.93 12
500. Sonia Sanchez poet Personal Letter No. 3 by Sonia Sanchez
nothing will keep
us young you know
7.12 10
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