Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
476. Leonard Cohen poet For Anne by Leonard Cohen
With Annie gone,
whose eyes to compare
6.70 14
477. Judith Viorst poet Since Hanna Moved Away by Judith Viorst
The tires on my bike are flat.
The sky is grouchy gray.
8.36 14
478. Boris Pasternak poet Winter Night by Boris Pasternak
It snowed and snowed ,the whole world over,
Snow swept the world from end to end.
6.67 8
479. Donald Hall poet Affirmation by Donald Hall
To grow old is to lose everything.
Aging, everybody knows it.
6.49 6
480. Dr Hitesh Sheth poet Why Me? by Dr Hitesh Sheth Rookie - 12 Points
When the hopes are hassled
And relationships are rattled
9.27 114
481. Louis Macneice poet The Suicide by Louis Macneice
And this, ladies and gentlemen, whom I am not in fact
Conducting, was his office all those minutes ago,
6.21 8
482. Mary Elizabeth Coleridge poet Affection by Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
The earth that made the rose,
She also is thy mother, and not I.
6.83 29
483. Louise Gluck poet A Fantasy by Louise Gluck
I'll tell you something: every day
people are dying. And that's just the beginning.
7.34 11
484. Sidney Lanier poet The Wedding by Sidney Lanier
O marriage-bells, your clamor tells
Two weddings in one breath.
6.19 23
485. MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK. poet ~ Why Hack My She ~ by MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK. Rookie - 281 Points
Why hack my mind?
I can be bare and nude.
9.25 167
486. Banjo Paterson poet The Man From Snowy River by Banjo Paterson
There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around
That the colt from old Regret had got away,
7.17 4
487. Joseph Addison poet Ode by Joseph Addison
The spacious firmament on high,
With all the blue ethereal sky,
6.60 25
488. 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
489. Stephen Crane poet A Man Said To The Universe: by Stephen Crane
A man said to the universe:
"Sir I exist!"
5.86 6
490. Gwen Harwood poet In The Park by Gwen Harwood
She sits in the park. Her clothes are out of date.
Two children whine and bicker, tug her skirt.
6.37 12
491. 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
492. Heather Burns poet Being With You by Heather Burns Gold Star - 10,158 Points
Being with you for just
6.78 47
493. Alan Alexander Milne poet Disobedience by Alan Alexander Milne
James James
Morrison Morrison
7.46 8
494. 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 13
495. 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 9
496. Oliver Wendell Holmes poet Sun And Shadow by Oliver Wendell Holmes
As I look from the isle, o'er its billows of green,
To the billows of foam-crested blue,
6.18 15
497. Amy Lowell poet Patterns by Amy Lowell
I walk down the garden-paths,
And all the daffodils
6.89 7
498. Allan Ahlberg poet The Supply Teacher by Allan Ahlberg
Here's the rule for what to do
If ever your teacher has the flu
8.18 6
499. Marge Piercy poet A Work Of Artifice by Marge Piercy
The bonsai tree
in the attractive pot
6.92 7
500. 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 6
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