Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
151. Sara Teasdale poet Advice To A Girl by Sara Teasdale
No one worth possessing
Can be quite possessed;
7.84 22
152. 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 32
153. 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 17
154. Ezra Pound poet A Girl by Ezra Pound
The tree has entered my hands,
The sap has ascended my arms,
6.15 13
155. Claude McKay poet If We Must Die by Claude McKay
If we must die, let it not be like hogs
Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot,
8.01 25
156. 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.
7.45 49
157. 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 26
158. Thomas Hardy poet "I Said To Love" by Thomas Hardy
I said to Love,
"It is not now as in old days
6.17 25
159. Carl Sandburg poet Fog by Carl Sandburg
The fog comes
on little cat feet.
7.68 16
160. Robert Browning poet A Woman's Last Word by Robert Browning
I.
Let's contend no more, Love,
6.10 40
161. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet All Things Will Die by Alfred Lord Tennyson
All Things will Die
Clearly the blue river chimes in its flowing
6.16 19
162. 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
163. 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
164. Nikki Giovanni poet Knoxville Tennessee by Nikki Giovanni
I always like summer
Best
6.52 21
165. Alice Walker poet Expect Nothing by Alice Walker
Expect nothing. Live frugally
On surprise.
7.64 28
166. Thomas Hood poet I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood
I Remember, I Remember
I remember, I remember
7.44 41
167. Robert Browning poet My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
FERRARA.
That's my last Duchess painted on the wall,
7.25 22
168. 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 17
169. Ted Kooser poet A Birthday Poem by Ted Kooser
Just past dawn, the sun stands
with its heavy red head
6.51 32
170. 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 70
171. Dorothy Parker poet "Star Light, Star Bright--" by Dorothy Parker
Star, that gives a gracious dole,
What am I to choose?
6.88 18
172. Jenny Joseph poet The Sun Has Burst The Sky by Jenny Joseph
The sun has burst the sky
Because I love you
7.92 50
173. Louis Macneice poet Prayer Before Birth by Louis Macneice
I am not yet born; O hear me.
Let not the bloodsucking bat or the rat or the stoat or the
7.94 30
174. Robert William Service poet A Hero by Robert William Service
Three times I had the lust to kill,
To clutch a throat so young and fair,
6.06 51
175. Hasmukhlal Amathalallal poet Miss ', I Really Miss (101) /500 ### by Hasmukhlal Amathalallal Gold Star - 534,442 Points
I was stepping in to become young
I thought it is nice journey but too long
8.61 432
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