Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
76. Percy Bysshe Shelley poet Love's Philosophy by Percy Bysshe Shelley
The fountains mingle with the river,
And the rivers with the ocean;
8.54 97
77. 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,
7.59 69
78. 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,
9.05 43
79. Muzahidul Reza poet The Animal State (Imagery, Allegory And Satire) by Muzahidul Reza Gold Star - 266,175 Points
No earthquake, no thunder, no volcanic eruption
Or even there was not any of other natural calamities,
8.77 793
80. 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,
7.85 39
81. 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 75
82. 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;
7.39 97
83. yoonoos peerbocus poet A Baby's View Of by yoonoos peerbocus Gold Star - 61,193 Points
I came as tomorrow
Swaddled in unawareness
8.40 407
84. Fabrizio Frosini poet Nocturnal Snowing by Fabrizio Frosini Gold Star - 171,167 Points
«Let this fluffy snow fall upon our
Dreams and make them shine! »
9.63 250
85. Jack Prelutsky poet Last Night I Dreamed Of Chickens by Jack Prelutsky
Last night I dreamed of chickens,
there were chickens everywhere,
7.88 61
86. Vikram Seth poet All You Who Sleep Tonight by Vikram Seth
All you who sleep tonight
Far from the ones you love,
8.60 95
87. James Henry Leigh Hunt poet Abou Ben Adhem by James Henry Leigh Hunt
Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!)
Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace,
8.24 103
88. 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,
8.10 38
89. Dorothy Parker poet A Very Short Song by Dorothy Parker
Once, when I was young and true,
Someone left me sad-
7.43 64
90. Howard Simon poet ~the Power Of A Tear~ by Howard Simon Gold Star - 30,813 Points
Pounds of pain punctured my progress
Tons of trouble terminated my tranquility
9.37 635
91. Marge Piercy poet Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy
This girlchild was born as usual
and presented dolls that did pee-pee
8.05 74
92. John Clare poet I Am by John Clare
I am: yet what I am none cares or knows,
My friends forsake me like a memory lost;
8.43 60
93. Ogden Nash poet A Word To Husbands by Ogden Nash
To keep your marriage brimming
With love in the loving cup,
7.34 31
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.
7.69 90
95. William Butler Yeats poet A Crazed Girl by William Butler Yeats
THAT crazed girl improvising her music.
Her poetry, dancing upon the shore,
7.02 73
96. Matthew Arnold poet Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
The sea is calm to-night.
The tide is full, the moon lies fair
6.90 64
97. Khalil Gibran poet A Lover's Call Xxvii by Khalil Gibran
Where are you, my beloved? Are you in that little
Paradise, watering the flowers who look upon you
7.20 57
98. Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet Dreams Lost In Water by Naseer Ahmed Nasir Freshman - 983 Points
No distance ever separates
Dreams and desires
8.64 400
99. Frank James Ryan Jr poet ' Emeralds And Black Diamonds... by Frank James Ryan Jr Gold Star - 113,701 Points
Lie down lass, with me, in sage green meadows
Your blouse flouncing open, in the teasing breeze
6.69 240
100. Octavio Paz poet No More Clichés by Octavio Paz
Beautiful face
That like a daisy opens its petals to the sun
7.97 58