Top 500 Poems


# Title Poet
376. Ash Wednesday
Because I do not hope to turn again
Thomas Stearns Eliot poet by Thomas Stearns Eliot
on 1/1/2000
377. In the Orchard
'I thought you loved me.' 'No, it was only fun.'
'When we stood there, closer than all?' 'Well, the harvest moon
Muriel Stuart poet by Muriel Stuart
on 1/1/2000
378. Secret Love
Not one kind friendly word!
Wilt thou in chilling silence sit;
Amelia Opie poet by Amelia Opie
on 1/1/2000
379. Hero and Leander
It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is over-rul'd by fate.
Christopher Marlowe poet by Christopher Marlowe
on 1/1/2000
380. How pleasant to know Mr. Lear
How pleasant to know Mr. Lear,
Who has written such volumes of stuff.
Edward Lear poet by Edward Lear
on 1/1/2000
381. One Ring
Ash nazg durbatulûk, ash nazg gimbatul,
Ash nazg thrakutulûk agh burzum-ishi krimpatul.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
on 1/1/2000
382. The Whipping
The old woman across the way
     is whipping the boy again
Robert Hayden poet by Robert Hayden
on 1/1/2000
383. Down Behind the Dustbin
Down behind the dustbin
I met a dog called Ted.
Michael Rosen poet by Michael Rosen
on 1/1/2000
384. Five Ways To Kill A Man
There are many cumbersome ways to kill a man.
You can make him carry a plank of wood
Edwin Brock poet by Edwin Brock
on 1/1/2000
385. The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God
There's a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Khatmandu,
There's a little marble cross below the town;
John Milton Hayes poet by John Milton Hayes
on 1/1/2000
386. Inniskeen Road: July Evening
The bicycles go by in twos and threes -
There's a dance in Billy Brennan's barn to-night,
Patrick Kavanagh poet by Patrick Kavanagh
on 1/1/2000
387. A Poem For Myself
I was born in Mississippi;
I walked barefooted thru the mud.
Etheridge Knight poet by Etheridge Knight
on 1/1/2000
388. Under One Small Star
My apologies to chance for calling it necessity.
My apologies to necessity if I'm mistaken, after all.
Wislawa Szymborska poet by Wislawa Szymborska
on 1/1/2000
389. Every Time I Kiss You
Every time I kiss you
After a long separation
Nizar Qabbani poet by Nizar Qabbani
on 1/1/2000
390. The Creation
And God stepped out on space,
And he looked around and said:
James Weldon Johnson poet by James Weldon Johnson
on 1/1/2000
391. Little Boy Blue
The little toy dog is covered with dust,
But sturdy and stanch he stands;
Eugene Field poet by Eugene Field
on 1/1/2000
392. Be With Those Who Help Your Being
Be with those who help your being.
Don't sit with indifferent people, whose breath
Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
on 1/1/2000
393. A marriage of two
A marriage of two
is for love that is true
Sylvia Chidi poet by Sylvia Chidi
on 1/1/2000
394. Death
Death is forever
So don't flirt with suicide
Brandi Young poet by Brandi Young
on 1/1/2000
395. LOVE IS
What is love, Love can't see you but you can't see it
Love is a sneaky thing I guess sort of slick
Daniel Chapman poet by Daniel Chapman
on 1/1/2000
396. Lonely am I
Lonely are the nights
Lonely are the days
jim foulk poet by jim foulk
on 1/1/2000
397. Love
I am so in love
In love with Joy
Sheikh Hina Yasmeen poet by Sheikh Hina Yasmeen
on 1/1/2000
398. Sex Without Love
A pleasure we do out of love for the other person
We our sharing the sexual experiment with
Mrs. Cynosure poet by Mrs. Cynosure
on 1/1/2000
399. All dreams not come true###(in 500)
All dreams may not come true
All credits due may not accrue
hasmukh amathalal poet by hasmukh amathalal
on 1/1/2000
400. *A Humble Complaint*
You could have been more polite observing me,
Your harsh words have left
Mohammad Akmal Nazir poet by Mohammad Akmal Nazir
on 1/1/2000
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