Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
151. Wendell Berry poet The Peace Of Wild Things by Wendell Berry
When despair grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
9.52 26
152. Robert Burns poet A Fond Kiss by Robert Burns
A fond kiss, and then we sever;
A farewell, and then forever!
6.90 35
153. 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.
5.97 22
154. 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,
7.48 18
155. Edwin Muir poet The Horses by Edwin Muir
Barely a twelvemonth after
The seven days war that put the world to sleep,
7.85 35
156. 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
157. Anaïs Nin poet Risk by Anaïs Nin
And then the day came,
when the risk
8.16 20
158. 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 18
159. 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
6.97 27
160. Carl Sandburg poet Fog by Carl Sandburg
The fog comes
on little cat feet.
7.68 18
161. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet The Brook by Alfred Lord Tennyson
I come from haunts of coot and hern,
I make a sudden sally
7.16 57
162. Jennifer Rondeau poet Fallen Angel by Jennifer Rondeau Rookie - 391 Points
I have fallen from sky,
Fallen to the ground,
8.18 112
163. Lucille Clifton poet Homage To My Hips by Lucille Clifton
these hips are big hips.
they need space to
8.29 32
164. 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 24
165. Nikki Giovanni poet Knoxville Tennessee by Nikki Giovanni
I always like summer
Best
6.52 21
166. Paul Laurence Dunbar poet Life's Tragedy by Paul Laurence Dunbar
It may be misery not to sing at all,
And to go silent through the brimming day;
7.49 30
167. Oscar Wilde poet Her Voice by Oscar Wilde
THE wild bee reels from bough to bough
With his furry coat and his gauzy wing.
6.91 32
168. Robert William Service poet A Grain Of Sand by Robert William Service
If starry space no limit knows
And sun succeeds to sun,
6.60 34
169. Marieta Maglas poet Latina Time by Marieta Maglas Gold Star - 9,895 Points
This game is the way in which slaughter becomes an end in itself.
Acta est fabula plaudite
9.36 576
170. Robert Browning poet A Woman's Last Word by Robert Browning
I.
Let's contend no more, Love,
6.10 41
171. Edmund Spenser poet My Love Is Like To Ice by Edmund Spenser
My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
6.13 45
172. Dorothy Parker poet "Star Light, Star Bright--" by Dorothy Parker
Star, that gives a gracious dole,
What am I to choose?
6.88 20
173. 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.
7.52 61
174. Hasmukhlal Amathalallal poet Miss ', I Really Miss (101) /500 ### by Hasmukhlal Amathalallal Gold Star - 594,788 Points
I was stepping in to become young
I thought it is nice journey but too long
8.61 434
175. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet All Things Will Die by Alfred Lord Tennyson
All Things will Die
Clearly the blue river chimes in its flowing
6.19 21
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