Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
251. 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
252. 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
253. A Birthday Poem
Just past dawn, the sun stands
with its heavy red head
Ted Kooser poet by Ted Kooser
on 1/1/2000
254. 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
255. 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
256. The Unborn
Sometimes I can almost see, around our heads,
Like gnats around a streetlight in summer,
Sharon Olds poet by Sharon Olds
on 1/1/2000
257. 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
258. In Memory Of My Mother
I do not think of you lying in the wet clay
Of a Monaghan graveyard; I see
Patrick Kavanagh poet by Patrick Kavanagh
on 1/1/2000
259. Wind
This house has been far out at sea all night,
The woods crashing through darkness, the booming hills,
Ted Hughes poet by Ted Hughes
on 1/1/2000
260. Heaven-Haven
I have desired to go
Where springs not fail,
Gerard Manley Hopkins poet by Gerard Manley Hopkins
on 1/1/2000
261. 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
262. The Frog
Be kind and tender to the Frog,
And do not call him names,
Hilaire Belloc poet by Hilaire Belloc
on 1/1/2000
263. ' In This Autumn Of The Year...
In this Autumn of the year there be image
Pictorial earthtone's.....the artist's nirvana
Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR poet by Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
on 1/1/2000
264. A Little Boy's Dream
To and fro, to and fro
In my little boat I go
Katherine Mansfield poet by Katherine Mansfield
on 1/1/2000
265. Chicago
Hog Butcher for the World,
Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
Carl Sandburg poet by Carl Sandburg
on 1/1/2000
266. An Hymn To The Morning
ATTEND my lays, ye ever honour'd nine,
Assist my labours, and my strains refine;
Phillis Wheatley poet by Phillis Wheatley
on 1/1/2000
267. Maker of Heaven and Earth (All Things Bright and Beautiful)
All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
Cecil Frances Alexander poet by Cecil Frances Alexander
on 1/1/2000
268. Daddy Fell into the Pond.
Everyone grumbled. The sky was grey.
We had nothing to do and nothing to say.
Alfred Noyes poet by Alfred Noyes
on 1/1/2000
269. A Familiar Letter
YES, write, if you want to, there's nothing like trying;
Who knows what a treasure your casket may hold?
Oliver Wendell Holmes poet by Oliver Wendell Holmes
on 1/1/2000
270. Instants
If I could live again my life,
In the next - I'll try,
Jorge Luis Borges poet by Jorge Luis Borges
on 1/1/2000
271. >>>I Want To Die
Heavenly cursed and heavily sinned I
No more i like to add them, so, I want to die
Abdul Wahab poet by Abdul Wahab
on 1/1/2000
272. Sunday Morning
1
Complacencies of the peignoir, and late
Wallace Stevens poet by Wallace Stevens
on 1/1/2000
273. Defence of Fort McHenry (Stars and Stripes Forever)
O! say can you see, by the dawn's early light,
What so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming,
Francis Scott Key poet by Francis Scott Key
on 1/1/2000
274. Knoxville Tennessee
I always like summer
Best
Nikki Giovanni poet by Nikki Giovanni
on 1/1/2000
275. You Fit Into Me
You fit into me
like a hook into an eye
Margaret Atwood poet by Margaret Atwood
on 1/1/2000
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