Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
226. Adlestrop
Yes, I remember Adlestrop --
The name, because one afternoon
Edward Thomas poet by Edward Thomas
on 1/1/2000
227. Heaven-Haven
I have desired to go
Where springs not fail,
Gerard Manley Hopkins poet by Gerard Manley Hopkins
on 1/1/2000
228. 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
229. 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
230. Expect Nothing
Expect nothing. Live frugally
On surprise.
Alice Walker poet by Alice Walker
on 1/1/2000
231. A Moment Of Happiness
A moment of happiness,
you and I sitting on the verandah,
Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
on 1/1/2000
232. Give All To Love
Give all to love;
Obey thy heart;
Ralph Waldo Emerson poet by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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. Flower of Love
Sweet, I blame you not, for mine the fault was, had I not been made of common
clay
Oscar Wilde poet by Oscar Wilde
on 1/1/2000
235. Be Drunk
You have to be always drunk. That's all there is to it--it's the
only way. So as not to feel the horrible burden of time that breaks
Charles Baudelaire poet by Charles Baudelaire
on 1/1/2000
236. Angel of Death
In darkness of the night
I spied him in a tree
Udiah (witness to Yah) poet by Udiah (witness to Yah)
on 1/1/2000
237. Father Death Blues
Hey Father Death, I'm flying home
Hey poor man, you're all alone
Allen Ginsberg poet by Allen Ginsberg
on 1/1/2000
238. 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
239. 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
240. 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
241. Get Drunk
Always be drunk.
That's it!
Charles Baudelaire poet by Charles Baudelaire
on 1/1/2000
242. 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
243. 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
244. Why I Am Not A Painter
I am not a painter, I am a poet.
Why? I think I would rather be
Frank O'Hara poet by Frank O'Hara
on 1/1/2000
245. 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
246. Hold You In My Smile
Sweet moment, stay with me,
and pray do not flee so soon,
Ernestine Northover poet by Ernestine Northover
on 1/1/2000
247. Again and Again
Again and again, however we know the landscape of love
and the little churchyard there, with its sorrowing names,
Rainer Maria Rilke poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
on 1/1/2000
248. 1914 I: Peace
Now, God be thanked Who has watched us with His hour,
And caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping,
Rupert Brooke poet by Rupert Brooke
on 1/1/2000
249. Smudge of Blood
Here, this smudge of blood,
Of a tender boy of eleven,
Nooruddeen Mathilakathveetil poet by Nooruddeen Mathilakathveetil
on 1/1/2000
250. Her Reply
IF all the world and love were young,
And truth in every shepherd's tongue,
Sir Walter Raleigh poet by Sir Walter Raleigh
on 1/1/2000
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