Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
276. Henry Lawson poet Andy's Gone With Cattle by Henry Lawson

Our Andy's gone to battle now
6.17 21
277. Hilaire Belloc poet The Early Morning by Hilaire Belloc
The moon on the one hand, the dawn on the other:
The moon is my sister, the dawn is my brother.
6.45 22
278. David Bates poet Childhood by David Bates
Childhood, sweet and sunny childhood,
With its careless, thoughtless air,
7.24 25
279. John Masefield poet Cargoes by John Masefield
QUINQUIREME of Nineveh from distant Ophir,
Rowing home to haven in sunny Palestine,
7.75 15
280. Anne Bradstreet poet To My Dear And Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet
If ever two were one, then surely we.
If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee.
6.98 21
281. Jack Kerouac poet Haiku (Birds Singing...) by Jack Kerouac
Birds singing
in the dark
—Rainy dawn.
6.39 11
282. Ernest Hemingway poet Advice To A Son by Ernest Hemingway
Never trust a white man,
Never kill a Jew,
6.42 23
283. Simon Armitage poet I Am Very Bothered by Simon Armitage
I am very bothered when I think
of the bad things I have done in my life.
6.98 9
284. Richard Wilbur poet Boy At The Window by Richard Wilbur
Seeing the snowman standing all alone
In dusk and cold is more than he can bear.
7.76 15
285. Cecil Frances Alexander poet Maker Of Heaven And Earth (All Things Bright And Beautiful) by Cecil Frances Alexander
All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
7.32 14
286. Federico García Lorca poet Before The Dawn by Federico García Lorca
But like love
the archers
6.14 16
287. James Arlington Wright poet A Blessing by James Arlington Wright
Just off the highway to Rochester, Minnesota,
Twilight bounds softly forth on the grass.
7.46 19
288. Robert Desnos poet I Have Dreamed Of You So Much by Robert Desnos
I have dreamed of you so much that you are no longer real.
Is there still time for me to reach your breathing body, to kiss your mouth and make
6.08 13
289. William Stafford poet Traveling Through The Dark by William Stafford
Traveling through the dark I found a deer
dead on the edge of the Wilson River road.
8.39 14
290. Shel Silverstein poet Where The Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
There is a place where the sidewalk ends
and before the street begins,
6.10 6
291. Judith Viorst poet True Love by Judith Viorst
It is true love because
I put on eyeliner and a concerto and make pungent observations about the great issues of the day
8.37 18
292. Antonio Machado poet Last Night As I Was Sleeping by Antonio Machado
Last night as I was sleeping,
I dreamt—marvelous error!—
7.38 17
293. Omar Khayyam poet The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam by Omar Khayyam
<i>Translated into English in 1859 by Edward FitzGerald</i>
I.
7.54 6
294. Geoffrey Chaucer poet Rondel Of Merciless Beauty by Geoffrey Chaucer
Your two great eyes will slay me suddenly;
Their beauty shakes me who was once serene;
7.17 28
295. Countee Cullen poet A Brown Girl Dead by Countee Cullen
With two white roses on her breasts,
White candles at head and feet,
6.87 7
296. Michael Shepherd poet Love Love Love by Michael Shepherd Rookie
Oh it's so easy to say -
'Give what you think you lack -
6.42 36
297. Brian Patten poet And Nothing Is Ever As You Want It To Be by Brian Patten
You lose your love for her and then
It is her who is lost,
8.97 18
298. Nooruddeen Mathilakathveetil poet Smudge Of Blood by Nooruddeen Mathilakathveetil Rookie - 14 Points
Here, this smudge of blood,
Of a tender boy of eleven,
9.36 514
299. Aufie Zophy poet Little Purple Flower by Aufie Zophy Gold Star - 16,498 Points
I am a little purple flower
My petals so extremely small
4.47 98
300. Katherine Mansfield poet A Little Boy's Dream by Katherine Mansfield
To and fro, to and fro
In my little boat I go
6.74 30
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