Top 500 Poems


# Title Poet
276. Childhood
Childhood, sweet and sunny childhood,
With its careless, thoughtless air,
David Bates poet by David Bates
on 1/1/2000
277. 1914 IV: The Dead
These hearts were woven of human joys and cares,
Washed marvellously with sorrow, swift to mirth.
Rupert Brooke poet by Rupert Brooke
on 1/1/2000
278. Knocked Up

I'm lyin' on the barren ground that's baked and cracked with drought,
Henry Lawson poet by Henry Lawson
on 1/1/2000
279. A Ballad of Dreamland
I hid my heart in a nest of roses,
Out of the sun's way, hidden apart;
Algernon Charles Swinburne poet by Algernon Charles Swinburne
on 1/1/2000
280. On Imagination
THY various works, imperial queen, we see,
How bright their forms! how deck'd with pomp
Phillis Wheatley poet by Phillis Wheatley
on 1/1/2000
281. Little Orphant Annie
To all the little children: -- The happy ones; and sad ones;
The sober and the silent ones; the boisterous and glad ones;
James Whitcomb Riley poet by James Whitcomb Riley
on 1/1/2000
282. "A little while, a little while..."
A little while, a little while,
The weary task is put away,
Emily Jane Brontë poet by Emily Jane Brontë
on 1/1/2000
283. City That Does Not Sleep
In the sky there is nobody asleep. Nobody, nobody.
Nobody is asleep.
Federico García Lorca poet by Federico García Lorca
on 1/1/2000
284. Palanquin Bearers
Rise, brothers, rise; the wakening skies pray to the morning light,
The wind lies asleep in the arms of the dawn like a child that has cried all nig
Sarojini Naidu poet by Sarojini Naidu
on 1/1/2000
285. Chicago
Hog Butcher for the World,
Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
Carl Sandburg poet by Carl Sandburg
on 1/1/2000
286. Albert and the Lion
There's a famous seaside place called Blackpool,
That's noted for fresh air and fun,
Marriott Edgar poet by Marriott Edgar
on 1/1/2000
287. You Fit Into Me
You fit into me
like a hook into an eye
Margaret Atwood poet by Margaret Atwood
on 1/1/2000
288. 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
289. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Translated into English in 1859 by Edward FitzGerald
Omar Khayyam poet by Omar Khayyam
on 1/1/2000
290. Casey at the Bat
The outlook wasn't brilliant for the Mudville nine that day;
The score stood four to two, with but one inning more to play,
Ernest Lawrence Thayer poet by Ernest Lawrence Thayer
on 1/1/2000
291. 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
292. So We'll Go No More a-Roving
So we'll go no more a-roving
So late into the night,
George Gordon Byron poet by George Gordon Byron
on 1/1/2000
293. 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
294. Knoxville Tennessee
I always like summer
Nikki Giovanni poet by Nikki Giovanni
on 1/1/2000
295. Abode of the Beloved
Oh Companion That Abode Is Unmatched,
Where My Complete Beloved Is.
Kabir poet by Kabir
on 1/1/2000
296. As the Ruin Falls
All this is flashy rhetoric about loving you.
I never had a selfless thought since I was born.
Clive Staples Lewis poet by Clive Staples Lewis
on 1/1/2000
297. Your Words of Love
I have seemingly missed your words of love,
Those words that were written in the sand
Marieta Maglas poet by Marieta Maglas
on 1/1/2000
298. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass
if only
our tongues
Shaun Shane poet by Shaun Shane
on 1/1/2000
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