Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
476. 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;
6.21 16
477. Michael Shepherd poet ! A Grief Ago by Michael Shepherd Rookie
'There is no grief
which time does not lessen
5.60 34
478. 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 11
479. Jimmy Santiago Baca poet Like An Animal by Jimmy Santiago Baca
Behind the smooth texture
Of my eyes, way inside me,
7.21 15
480. Ella Wheeler Wilcox poet A Fallen Leaf by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
A trusting little leaf of green,
A bold audacious frost;
6.20 20
481. Marge Piercy poet A Work Of Artifice by Marge Piercy
The bonsai tree
in the attractive pot
6.88 7
482. 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
483. John McCrae poet The Hope Of My Heart by John McCrae
"Delicta juventutis et ignorantius ejus, quoesumus ne memineris, Domine."
I left, to earth, a little maiden fair,
7.53 27
484. Robert Lowell poet The Old Flame by Robert Lowell
My old flame, my wife!
Remember our lists of birds?
6.04 22
485. Brian Patten poet Gust Becos I Cud Not Spel by Brian Patten
Gust becos I cud not spel
It did not mean I was daft
9.08 12
486. 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,
8.12 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. Heather Burns poet Being With You by Heather Burns Gold Star - 10,168 Points
Being with you for just
awhile
6.80 59
489. jim foulk poet Lonely Am I by jim foulk Rookie
Lonely are the nights
Lonely are the days
8.84 40
490. Nizar Qabbani poet Every Time I Kiss You by Nizar Qabbani
Every time I kiss you
After a long separation
6.47 8
491. Richard Lovelace poet " To His Fairest Valentine Mrs. A. L. by Richard Lovelace
"Come, pretty birds, present your lays,
And learn to chaunt a goddess praise;
5.94 13
492. Hilda Doolittle poet Helen by Hilda Doolittle
All Greece hates
the still eyes in the white face,
6.65 31
493. Theodore Roethke poet In A Dark Time by Theodore Roethke
In a dark time, the eye begins to see,
I meet my shadow in the deepening shade;
7.48 9
494. Henry Van Dyke poet Time Is by Henry Van Dyke
Time is
Too Slow for those who Wait,
6.35 18
495. Ashley Olson poet What Makes A Friend? by Ashley Olson Rookie
A friend
What makes a friend?
5.84 38
496. Gabriela Mistral poet The Sad Mother by Gabriela Mistral
Sleep, sleep, my beloved,
without worry, without fear,
6.50 15
497. Jack Kerouac poet Haiku (The Low Yellow...) by Jack Kerouac
The low yellow
moon above the
6.73 18
498. 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 23
499. AISWARYA T ANISH poet The Great Valuable Gift On Christmas Day by AISWARYA T ANISH Rookie - 32 Points
“Wow! It’s Christmas, happiness coming
Now for the gift welcoming loving
8.38 224
500. Sayeed Abubakar poet A Strange Boy by Sayeed Abubakar Gold Star - 18,472 Points
An innocent boy leaving the lap of mother
Opened his fearful eyes in the war-trodden world
5.80 63
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