Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
226. Alfred Noyes poet Daddy Fell Into The Pond. by Alfred Noyes
Everyone grumbled. The sky was grey.
We had nothing to do and nothing to say.
6.43 8
227. Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin poet Friendship by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
What's friendship? The hangover's faction,
The gratis talk of outrage,
5.51 19
228. Kahlil Gibran poet A Tear And A Smile by Kahlil Gibran
I would not exchange the sorrows of my heart
For the joys of the multitude.
6.23 17
229. Dan Brown poet Lost by Dan Brown Rookie - 62 Points
Lost in a world, that scares me to death,
Lost in a crowd, I'm losing my breath.
8.72 26
230. Ronberge (anno primo) poet Ah Love by Ronberge (anno primo) Rookie
What is it with Love
That makes me
7.22 48
231. Henry David Thoreau poet Indeed, Indeed I Cannot Tell by Henry David Thoreau
Indeed indeed, I cannot tell,
Though I ponder on it well,
7.16 23
232. Rudyard Kipling poet A Code Of Morals by Rudyard Kipling
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,
5.75 21
233. Gerard Manley Hopkins poet Heaven-Haven by Gerard Manley Hopkins
I have desired to go
Where springs not fail,
5.81 21
234. Siegfried Sassoon poet Suicide In The Trenches by Siegfried Sassoon
I knew a simple soldier boy
Who grinned at life in empty joy,
8.69 5
235. Henry David Thoreau poet The Moon by Henry David Thoreau
Time wears her not; she doth his chariot guide;
Mortality below her orb is placed.
7.06 16
236. Linda Pastan poet To A Daughter Leaving Home by Linda Pastan
When I taught you
at eight to ride
7.45 19
237. Ezra Pound poet And The Days Are Not Full Enough by Ezra Pound
And the days are not full enough
And the nights are not full enough
7.33 4
238. John Newton poet Amazing Grace by John Newton
Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound!)
That sav'd a wretch like me!
7.42 20
239. Gary Soto poet A Red Palm by Gary Soto
You're in this dream of cotton plants.
You raise a hoe, swing, and the first weeds
7.23 8
240. Hilaire Belloc poet Rebecca by Hilaire Belloc
Who Slammed Doors For Fun And Perished Miserably
A trick that everyone abhors
5.82 18
241. Robert Burns poet A Man's A Man For A' That by Robert Burns
Is there for honesty poverty
That hings his head, an' a' that;
6.56 15
242. 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
9.59 6
243. Wallace Stevens poet The Emperor Of Ice-Cream by Wallace Stevens
Call the roller of big cigars,
The muscular one, and bid him whip
8.55 14
244. Nooruddeen Mathilakathveetil poet Smudge Of Blood by Nooruddeen Mathilakathveetil Rookie - 8 Points
Here, this smudge of blood,
Of a tender boy of eleven,
9.36 515
245. Simon Armitage poet I Say I Say I Say by Simon Armitage
Anyone here had a go at themselves
for a laugh? Anyone opened their wrists
8.38 12
246. Ralph Waldo Emerson poet Give All To Love by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Give all to love;
Obey thy heart;
6.55 15
247. Jimmy Santiago Baca poet I Am Offering This Poem by Jimmy Santiago Baca
I am offering this poem to you,
since I have nothing else to give.
7.97 11
248. Allen Ginsberg poet Father Death Blues by Allen Ginsberg
Hey Father Death, I'm flying home
Hey poor man, you're all alone
7.10 9
249. Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet A Moment Of Happiness by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
A moment of happiness,
you and I sitting on the verandah,
5.86 8
250. Thomas Gray poet Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray
The Curfew tolls the knell of parting day,
The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea,
7.49 11
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