Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
151. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet The Arrow And The Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I shot an arrow into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
6.52 13
152. Paul Laurence Dunbar poet A Golden Day by Paul Laurence Dunbar
I Found you and I lost you,
All on a gleaming day.
6.71 27
153. Jack Prelutsky poet Bleezer's Ice Cream by Jack Prelutsky
I am Ebenezer Bleezer,
I run BLEEZER'S ICE CREAM STORE,
8.17 18
154. Edna St. Vincent Millay poet What Lips My Lips Have Kissed, And Where, And Why (Sonnet .. by Edna St. Vincent Millay
What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why,
I have forgotten, and what arms have lain
7.91 16
155. Edwin Arlington Robinson poet A Happy Man by Edwin Arlington Robinson
When these graven lines you see,
Traveller, do not pity me;
6.30 44
156. Rabindranath Tagore poet A Moments Indulgence by Rabindranath Tagore
I ask for a moment's indulgence to sit by thy side. The works
that I have in hand I will finish afterwards.
6.83 24
157. Robert William Service poet A Grain Of Sand by Robert William Service
If starry space no limit knows
And sun succeeds to sun,
6.58 30
158. Lucille Clifton poet Homage To My Hips by Lucille Clifton
these hips are big hips.
they need space to
8.25 29
159. George Gordon Byron poet She Walks In Beauty by George Gordon Byron
She walks in Beauty, like the night
Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
7.80 30
160. Christopher Marlowe poet Who Ever Loved That Loved Not At First Sight? by Christopher Marlowe
It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is overruled by fate.
7.03 25
161. Allen Ginsberg poet A Supermarket In California by Allen Ginsberg
What thoughts I have of you tonight, Walt Whitman, for I walked down the
streets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full moon.
7.32 16
162. Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet Sonnet 14 - If Thou Must Love Me, Let It Be For Nought by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
XIV
If thou must love me, let it be for nought
6.95 24
163. Sara Teasdale poet Advice To A Girl by Sara Teasdale
No one worth possessing
Can be quite possessed;
7.85 18
164. Robert Louis Stevenson poet Love, What Is Love by Robert Louis Stevenson
LOVE - what is love? A great and aching heart;
Wrung hands; and silence; and a long despair.
7.43 43
165. John Masefield poet Sea Fever by John Masefield
I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
7.92 34
166. Patrick Kavanagh poet On Raglan Road by Patrick Kavanagh
On Raglan Road on an autumn day I met her first and knew
That her dark hair would weave a snare that I might one day rue;
7.38 19
167. Gwendolyn Brooks poet To Be In Love by Gwendolyn Brooks
To be in love
Is to touch with a lighter hand.
8.02 10
168. Robert Browning poet My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
FERRARA.
That's my last Duchess painted on the wall,
7.25 18
169. Robert Murray Smith poet Ode To The Earth by Robert Murray Smith Gold Star - 282,302 Points
the earth we salute you our dot
in space
9.99 950
170. John Donne poet For Whom The Bell Tolls by John Donne
PERCHANCE he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as that he
knows not it tolls for him; and perchance I may think myself so
6.72 18
171. Marieta Maglas poet Latina Time by Marieta Maglas Gold Star - 6,967 Points
This game is the way in which slaughter becomes an end in itself.
Acta est fabula plaudite
9.37 537
172. Rainer Maria Rilke poet A Walk by Rainer Maria Rilke
My eyes already touch the sunny hill.
going far ahead of the road I have begun.
5.94 12
173. Dorothy Parker poet A Dream Lies Dead by Dorothy Parker
A dream lies dead here. May you softly go
Before this place, and turn away your eyes,
7.46 16
174. Ezra Pound poet A Girl by Ezra Pound
The tree has entered my hands,
The sap has ascended my arms,
6.15 10
175. John Clare poet All Nature Has A Feeling by John Clare
All nature has a feeling: woods, fields, brooks
Are life eternal: and in silence they
6.46 45
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