Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
226. Traveling Through The Dark
Traveling through the dark I found a deer
dead on the edge of the Wilson River road.
William Stafford poet by William Stafford
on 1/1/2000
227. Dis poetry
Dis poetry is like a riddim dat drops
De tongue fires a riddim dat shoots like shots
Benjamin Zephaniah poet by Benjamin Zephaniah
on 1/1/2000
228. Heaven-Haven
I have desired to go
Where springs not fail,
Gerard Manley Hopkins poet by Gerard Manley Hopkins
on 1/1/2000
229. The Suicide's Argument
Ere the birth of my life, if I wished it or no
No question was asked me--it could not be so !
Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
on 1/1/2000
230. Latina Time
This game is the way in which slaughter becomes an end in itself.
Acta est fabula plaudite
Marieta Maglas poet by Marieta Maglas
on 1/1/2000
231. Adlestrop
Yes, I remember Adlestrop --
The name, because one afternoon
Edward Thomas poet by Edward Thomas
on 1/1/2000
232. After Years
Today, from a distance, I saw you
walking away, and without a sound
Ted Kooser poet by Ted Kooser
on 1/1/2000
233. When The Frost Is On The Punkin
When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder's in the shock
And you hear the kyouck and gobble of the struttin' turkey cock
James Whitcomb Riley poet by James Whitcomb Riley
on 1/1/2000
234. Autumn Day
Lord: it is time. The summer was immense.
Lay your shadow on the sundials
Rainer Maria Rilke poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
on 1/1/2000
235. The Early Morning
The moon on the one hand, the dawn on the other:
The moon is my sister, the dawn is my brother.
Hilaire Belloc poet by Hilaire Belloc
on 1/1/2000
236. Death is Nothing at All
Death is nothing at all.
I have only slipped away to the next room.
Henry Scott Holland poet by Henry Scott Holland
on 1/1/2000
237. A Birthday Poem
Just past dawn, the sun stands
with its heavy red head
Ted Kooser poet by Ted Kooser
on 1/1/2000
238. Get Drunk
Always be drunk.
That's it!
Charles Baudelaire poet by Charles Baudelaire
on 1/1/2000
239. Amazing Grace
Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound!)
That sav'd a wretch like me!
John Newton poet by John Newton
on 1/1/2000
240. Suicide in the Trenches
I knew a simple soldier boy
Who grinned at life in empty joy,
Siegfried Sassoon poet by Siegfried Sassoon
on 1/1/2000
241. A Barefoot Boy
A barefoot boy! I mark him at his play --
For May is here once more, and so is he, --
James Whitcomb Riley poet by James Whitcomb Riley
on 1/1/2000
242. A Blessing
Just off the highway to Rochester, Minnesota,
Twilight bounds softly forth on the grass.
James Arlington Wright poet by James Arlington Wright
on 1/1/2000
243. Be Still, My Soul, Be Still
Be still, my soul, be still; the arms you bear are brittle,
Earth and high heaven are fixt of old and founded strong.
Alfred Edward Housman poet by Alfred Edward Housman
on 1/1/2000
244. ' In This Autumn Of The Year...
In this Autumn of the year ther' be image
Divinité illustrés....Oui, l'utopie du Poète.
Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR poet by Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
on 1/1/2000
245. On Being Brought from Africa to America
'Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land,
Taught my benighted soul to understand
Phillis Wheatley poet by Phillis Wheatley
on 1/1/2000
246. The Moon
Time wears her not; she doth his chariot guide;
Mortality below her orb is placed.
Henry David Thoreau poet by Henry David Thoreau
on 1/1/2000
247. Rebecca
Who Slammed Doors For Fun And Perished Miserably
A trick that everyone abhors
Hilaire Belloc poet by Hilaire Belloc
on 1/1/2000
248. A Red Palm
You're in this dream of cotton plants.
You raise a hoe, swing, and the first weeds
Gary Soto poet by Gary Soto
on 1/1/2000
249. Give All To Love
Give all to love;
Obey thy heart;
Ralph Waldo Emerson poet by Ralph Waldo Emerson
on 1/1/2000
250. A Code of Morals
Now Jones had left his new-wed bride to keep his house in order,
And hied away to the Hurrum Hills above the Afghan border,
Rudyard Kipling poet by Rudyard Kipling
on 1/1/2000
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