Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
51. Muzahidul Reza poet Mediterranean Girl's War Phobia by Muzahidul Reza Gold Star - 198,948 Points
Indoors by technology, outdoors by speedy transport
I travel the world
8.44 1,054
52. Edwin Arlington Robinson poet Richard Cory by Edwin Arlington Robinson
Whenever Richard Cory went down town,
We people on the pavement looked at him:
8.13 110
53. Gwendolyn Brooks poet We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks
The Pool Players.
Seven at the Golden Shovel.
8.19 56
54. John Keats poet Bright Star by John Keats
Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art-
Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night
7.33 67
55. Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin poet I Loved You by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
I loved you, and I probably still do,
And for a while the feeling may remain...
7.92 65
56. Elizabeth Bishop poet One Art by Elizabeth Bishop
The art of losing isn't hard to master;
so many things seem filled with the intent
9.27 62
57. Roger McGough poet First Day At School by Roger McGough
A millionbillionwillion miles from home
Waiting for the bell to go. (To go where?)
7.70 86
58. Robert Burns poet A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns
O my Luve's like a red, red rose
That's newly sprung in June;
7.35 85
59. Walt Whitman poet A Clear Midnight by Walt Whitman
THIS is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless,
Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done,
7.23 68
60. Paul Laurence Dunbar poet We Wear The Mask by Paul Laurence Dunbar
We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,--
8.77 93
61. John Donne poet Death Be Not Proud by John Donne
Death be not proud, though some have called thee
Mighty and dreadfull, for, thou art not soe,
7.56 58
62. Billy Collins poet Forgetfulness by Billy Collins
The name of the author is the first to go
followed obediently by the title, the plot,
8.98 50
63. Jack Prelutsky poet Be Glad Your Nose Is On Your Face by Jack Prelutsky
Be glad your nose is on your face,
not pasted on some other place,
8.09 28
64. William Butler Yeats poet When You Are Old by William Butler Yeats
WHEN you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
9.44 60
65. Spike Milligan poet A Silly Poem by Spike Milligan
Said Hamlet to Ophelia,
I'll draw a sketch of thee,
8.05 46
66. Roald Dahl poet Hot And Cold by Roald Dahl
A woman who my mother knows
Came in and took off all her clothes.
6.73 40
67. Billy Collins poet Another Reason Why I Don'T Keep A Gun In The House by Billy Collins
The neighbors' dog will not stop barking.
He is barking the same high, rhythmic bark
8.19 45
68. Percy Bysshe Shelley poet Love's Philosophy by Percy Bysshe Shelley
The fountains mingle with the river,
And the rivers with the ocean;
8.50 80
69. Henry Scott Holland poet Death Is Nothing At All by Henry Scott Holland Rookie
Death is nothing at all.
I have only slipped away to the next room.
9.05 153
70. Elizabeth Bishop poet I Am In Need Of Music by Elizabeth Bishop
I am in need of music that would flow
Over my fretful, feeling fingertips,
7.65 49
71. Dr. Antony Theodore poet If You Die Before Me by Dr. Antony Theodore Gold Star - 184,542 Points
If you die before me
I would jump down into your grave
9.48 1,180
72. Muzahidul Reza poet The Animal State (Imagery, Allegory And Satire) by Muzahidul Reza Gold Star - 198,948 Points
No earthquake, no thunder, no volcanic eruption
Or even there was not any of other natural calamities,
8.80 829
73. Howard Simon poet ~the Power Of A Tear~ by Howard Simon Gold Star - 29,349 Points
Pounds of pain punctured my progress
Tons of trouble terminated my tranquility
9.39 623
74. Leo Marks poet The Life That I Have by Leo Marks
The life that I have
Is all that I have
8.82 91
75. Michael Rosen poet Chocolate Cake by Michael Rosen
I love chocolate cake.
And when I was a boy
7.97 89
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