Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
76. Muzahidul Reza poet The Animal State (Imagery, Allegory And Satire) by Muzahidul Reza Gold Star - 217,901 Points
No earthquake, no thunder, no volcanic eruption
Or even there was not any of other natural calamities,
8.77 844
77. 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 58
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 34
79. Matthew Arnold poet Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
The sea is calm to-night.
The tide is full, the moon lies fair
6.88 63
80. 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;
8.42 57
81. Howard Simon poet ~the Power Of A Tear~ by Howard Simon Gold Star - 29,758 Points
Pounds of pain punctured my progress
Tons of trouble terminated my tranquility
9.39 623
82. 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 75
83. 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 59
84. Vikram Seth poet All You Who Sleep Tonight by Vikram Seth
All you who sleep tonight
Far from the ones you love,
8.58 89
85. Ogden Nash poet Adventures Of Isabel by Ogden Nash
Isabel met an enormous bear,
Isabel, Isabel, didn't care;
7.05 120
86. 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 30
87. Tupac Shakur poet The Rose That Grew From Concrete by Tupac Shakur Rookie
Did you hear about the rose that grew
from a crack in the concrete?
8.51 65
88. Jack Prelutsky poet Last Night I Dreamed Of Chickens by Jack Prelutsky
Last night I dreamed of chickens,
there were chickens everywhere,
7.86 40
89. 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,
7.27 56
90. Leo Marks poet The Life That I Have by Leo Marks
The life that I have
Is all that I have
8.82 94
91. Robert William Service poet The Cremation Of Sam Mcgee by Robert William Service
There are strange things done in the midnight sun
By the men who moil for gold;
9.01 38
92. Henry David Thoreau poet Friendship by Henry David Thoreau
I think awhile of Love, and while I think,
Love is to me a world,
7.43 88
93. Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet Dreams Lost In Water by Naseer Ahmed Nasir Freshman - 917 Points
No distance ever separates
Dreams and desires
8.65 388
94. 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,
8.26 86
95. Dorothy Parker poet A Very Short Song by Dorothy Parker
Once, when I was young and true,
Someone left me sad-
7.37 47
96. yoonoos peerbocus poet A Baby's View Of by yoonoos peerbocus Gold Star - 31,557 Points
I came as tomorrow
Swaddled in unawareness
8.31 383
97. Spike Milligan poet Have A Nice Day by Spike Milligan
'Help, help, ' said a man. 'I'm drowning.'
'Hang on, ' said a man from the shore.
8.46 31
98. Marge Piercy poet Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy
This girlchild was born as usual
and presented dolls that did pee-pee
8.09 60
99. John Milton poet On His Blindness by John Milton
When I consider how my light is spent
Ere half my days in this dark world and wide,
6.24 49
100. Fabrizio Frosini poet Nocturnal Snowing by Fabrizio Frosini Gold Star - 164,569 Points
«Let this fluffy snow fall upon our
Dreams and make them shine! »
9.69 238
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