Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
376. Octavio Paz poet As One Listens To The Rain by Octavio Paz
Listen to me as one listens to the rain,
not attentive, not distracted,
7.26 8
377. Judith Viorst poet Since Hanna Moved Away by Judith Viorst
The tires on my bike are flat.
The sky is grouchy gray.
8.36 12
378. Donald Hall poet Name Of Horses by Donald Hall
All winter your brute shoulders strained against collars, padding
and steerhide over the ash hames, to haul
6.48 7
379. Sir Walter Raleigh poet The Conclusion by Sir Walter Raleigh
EVEN such is Time, that takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, our all we have,
6.30 18
380. Robert Herrick poet Dreams by Robert Herrick
Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurl'd
By dreams, each one into a several world.
5.81 19
381. John Boyle O'Reilly poet A White Rose by John Boyle O'Reilly
THE red rose whispers of passion,
And the white rose breathes of love;
6.75 4
382. Kenneth Slessor poet Five Bells by Kenneth Slessor
Time that is moved by little fidget wheels
Is not my time, the flood that does not flow.
6.12 7
383. Randall Jarrell poet The Death Of The Ball Turret Gunner by Randall Jarrell
From my mother's sleep I fell into the State,
And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze.
8.19 2
384. Etheridge Knight poet A Poem For Myself by Etheridge Knight
I was born in Mississippi;
I walked barefooted thru the mud.
7.50 15
385. sathya narayana poet My Dark Nights by sathya narayana Rookie - 190 Points
At the distant verge of the horizon
Slowly submerging is the weary Sun
8.99 109
386. Marge Piercy poet A Work Of Artifice by Marge Piercy
The bonsai tree
in the attractive pot
6.87 7
387. hasmukh amathalal poet All Dreams Not Come True ###341(In 500) by hasmukh amathalal Gold Star - 130,205 Points
All dreams may not come true
All credits due may not accrue
9.43 174
388. Gerard Manley Hopkins poet The Alchemist In The City by Gerard Manley Hopkins
My window shews the travelling clouds,
Leaves spent, new seasons, alter'd sky,
6.32 17
389. Abdul Wahab poet >≫≫I Want To Die by Abdul Wahab Gold Star - 4,509 Points
Heavenly cursed and heavily sinned I
No more i like to add them, so, I want to die
8.58 98
390. Countee Cullen poet The Wise by Countee Cullen
Dead men are wisest, for they know
How far the roots of flowers go,
7.02 8
391. George Gordon Byron poet There Is Pleasure In The Pathless Woods by George Gordon Byron
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
6.79 13
392. Dr Hitesh Sheth poet Why Me? by Dr Hitesh Sheth Rookie - 7 Points
When the hopes are hassled
And relationships are rattled
9.27 114
393. 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.
6.62 5
394. Shel Silverstein poet Hug O'War by Shel Silverstein
I will not play at tug o' war.
I'd rather play at hug o' war,
7.20 2
395. Kelly Kurt poet I Can Promise Only This by Kelly Kurt Gold Star - 98,647 Points
You can ask anything of me and I will attempt
You can tell me to smile, when grief is my shadow
9.16 289
396. Matsuo Basho poet A Bee by Matsuo Basho
A bee
staggers out
6.56 6
397. Katharine Lee Bates poet America The Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates
O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
5.84 16
398. Sarojini Naidu poet Coromandel Fishers by Sarojini Naidu
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
6.31 7
399. Anna Akhmatova poet Requiem by Anna Akhmatova
Not under foreign skies
Nor under foreign wings protected -
6.30 5
400. Derek Walcott poet A City's Death By Fire by Derek Walcott
After that hot gospeller has levelled all but the churched sky,
I wrote the tale by tallow of a city's death by fire;
7.14 7
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