Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
76. Leo Marks poet The Life That I Have by Leo Marks
The life that I have
Is all that I have
8.79 65
77. 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,
7.64 39
78. Chinedu Dike poet Mandela - The Immortal Icon by Chinedu Dike Gold Star - 135,646 Points
The Peace Warrior Of Mzansi, among heroes - A Colossus!
Sun Of The Nation; A rare gift of Providence.
8.83 1,354
79. William Blake poet Auguries Of Innocence by William Blake
To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
7.83 32
80. Howard Simon poet ~the Power Of A Tear~ by Howard Simon Gold Star - 22,187 Points
Pounds of pain punctured my progress
Tons of trouble terminated my tranquility
9.37 550
81. Spike Milligan poet A Silly Poem by Spike Milligan
Said Hamlet to Ophelia,
I'll draw a sketch of thee,
8.05 39
82. William Butler Yeats poet He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven by William Butler Yeats
HAD I the heavens' embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
9.04 30
83. Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet Dreams Lost In Water by Naseer Ahmed Nasir Freshman - 899 Points
No distance ever separates
Dreams and desires
8.65 378
84. William Henry Davies poet Leisure by William Henry Davies
What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.
8.20 59
85. Billy Collins poet Introduction To Poetry by Billy Collins
I ask them to take a poem
and hold it up to the light
8.82 53
86. yoonoos peerbocus poet A Baby's View Of by yoonoos peerbocus Gold Star - 15,335 Points
I came as tomorrow
Swaddled in unawareness
8.31 374
87. Ogden Nash poet Adventures Of Isabel by Ogden Nash
Isabel met an enormous bear,
Isabel, Isabel, didn't care;
7.03 109
88. Matthew Arnold poet Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
The sea is calm to-night.
The tide is full, the moon lies fair
6.88 54
89. Walter de la Mare poet The Listeners by Walter de la Mare
"Is there anybody there?" said the Traveller,
Knocking on the moonlit door;
7.36 51
90. Ernestine Northover poet Hold You In My Smile by Ernestine Northover Veteran Poet - 1,353 Points
Sweet moment, stay with me,
and pray do not flee so soon,
8.36 111
91. Henry David Thoreau poet Friendship by Henry David Thoreau
I think awhile of Love, and while I think,
Love is to me a world,
7.41 67
92. 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
93. Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR) poet ' Emeralds And Black Diamonds... by Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR) Gold Star - 104,779 Points
Lie down lass, with me, in sage green meadows
Your blouse flouncing open, in the teasing breeze
6.64 215
94. Margaret Atwood poet A Sad Child by Margaret Atwood
You're sad because you're sad.
It's psychic. It's the age. It's chemical.
7.62 61
95. Wilfred Owen poet Anthem For Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen
What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?
Only the monstrous anger of the guns.
7.43 43
96. Muzahidul Reza poet The Animal State (Imagery, Allegory And Satire) by Muzahidul Reza Gold Star - 161,463 Points
No earthquake, no thunder, no volcanic eruption
Or even there was not any of other natural calamities,
8.89 795
97. John McCrae poet In Flanders Field by John McCrae
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
8.69 45
98. John Keats poet When I Have Fears by John Keats
When I have fears that I may cease to be
Before my pen has glean'd my teeming brain,
7.22 47
99. Jack Prelutsky poet Last Night I Dreamed Of Chickens by Jack Prelutsky
Last night I dreamed of chickens,
there were chickens everywhere,
7.86 36
100. Benjamin Zephaniah poet The British by Benjamin Zephaniah
Take some Picts, Celts and Silures
And let them settle,
7.02 39
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