Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
101. 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 56
102. 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.
8.45 27
103. 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 71
104. yoonoos peerbocus poet A Baby's View Of by yoonoos peerbocus Gold Star - 24,572 Points
I came as tomorrow
Swaddled in unawareness
8.31 379
105. 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 32
106. Fabrizio Frosini poet Nocturnal Snowing by Fabrizio Frosini Gold Star - 160,546 Points
«Let this fluffy snow fall upon our
Dreams and make them shine! »
9.68 228
107. Leo Marks poet The Life That I Have by Leo Marks
The life that I have
Is all that I have
8.82 80
108. Walt Whitman poet A Child Said, What Is The Grass? by Walt Whitman
A child said, What is the grass? fetching it to me with full
hands;
6.69 30
109. Octavio Paz poet No More Clichés by Octavio Paz
Beautiful face
That like a daisy opens its petals to the sun
7.91 43
110. William Butler Yeats poet A Crazed Girl by William Butler Yeats
THAT crazed girl improvising her music.
Her poetry, dancing upon the shore,
6.98 60
111. Margaret Atwood poet The Moment by Margaret Atwood
The moment when, after many years
of hard work and a long voyage
8.24 23
112. John McCrae poet In Flanders Field by John McCrae
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
8.70 46
113. Rupert Brooke poet 1914 V: The Soldier by Rupert Brooke
If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
6.99 67
114. Ogden Nash poet A Word To Husbands by Ogden Nash
To keep your marriage brimming
With love in the loving cup,
7.33 27
115. Walter de la Mare poet Silver by Walter de la Mare
Slowly, silently, now the moon
Walks the night in her silver shoon;
7.88 54
116. William Carlos Williams poet The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams
so much depends
upon
7.30 34
117. Dylan Thomas poet Fern Hill by Dylan Thomas
Now as I was young and easy under the apple boughs
About the lilting house and happy as the grass was green,
7.98 32
118. Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome decree :
7.66 36
119. Ted Hughes poet Lovesong by Ted Hughes
He loved her and she loved him.
His kisses sucked out her whole past and future or tried to
8.20 28
120. Rabindranath Tagore poet Clouds And Waves by Rabindranath Tagore
Mother, the folk who live up in the clouds call out to me-
"We play from the time we wake till the day ends.
7.07 57
121. Christina Georgina Rossetti poet Echo by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Come to me in the silence of the night;
Come in the speaking silence of a dream;
6.70 28
122. Ogden Nash poet Always Marry An April Girl by Ogden Nash
Praise the spells and bless the charms,
I found April in my arms.
7.78 44
123. Khalil Gibran poet On Pain by Khalil Gibran
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses
your understanding.
8.10 24
124. John Clare poet First Love by John Clare
I ne'er was struck before that hour
With love so sudden and so sweet,
7.92 49
125. Charlotte Brontë poet Life by Charlotte Brontë
LIFE, believe, is not a dream
So dark as sages say;
7.39 47
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