Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
376. Christina Walsh poet A Woman to her Lover by Christina Walsh
Do you come to me to bend me to your will
as conqueror to the vanquished
6.78 5
377. Sarojini Naidu poet Palanquin Bearers by Sarojini Naidu
Lightly, O lightly we bear her along,
She sways like a flower in the wind of our song;
7.14 4
378. James Fenton poet In Paris With You by James Fenton Rookie
Don't talk to me of love. I've had an earful
And I get tearful when I've downed a drink or two.
8.36 8
379. Claude McKay poet A Memory of June by Claude McKay
When June comes dancing o'er the death of May,
With scarlet roses tinting her green breast,
5.63 3
380. 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
381. Algernon Charles Swinburne poet A Ballad of Dreamland by Algernon Charles Swinburne
I hid my heart in a nest of roses,
Out of the sun's way, hidden apart;
6.16 11
382. Matsuo Basho poet A snowy morning by Matsuo Basho
A snowy morning--
by myself,
5.34 2
383. Gerard Manley Hopkins poet The Windhover by Gerard Manley Hopkins
To Christ our Lord
I CAUGHT this morning morning’s minion, king-
6.72 5
384. Sulaiman Mohd Yusof poet * Send me a Love * by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof Rookie - 3 Points
The sound of running water
galvanizes the wound I endure
9.28 148
385. Donald Hall poet An old life by Donald Hall
Snow fell in the night.
At five-fifteen I woke to a bluish
6.14 6
386. George Herbert poet Affliction by George Herbert
When thou didst entice to thee my heart,
I thought the service brave:
5.82 7
387. 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
388. hasmukh amathalal poet All dreams not come true###(in 500) by hasmukh amathalal Gold Star - 23,846 Points
All dreams may not come true
All credits due may not accrue
9.50 160
389. Joyce Kilmer poet Stars by Joyce Kilmer
(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)
Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
6.76 16
390. Robert Hayden poet The Whipping by Robert Hayden
The old woman across the way
     is whipping the boy again
6.78 6
391. James Weldon Johnson poet The Creation by James Weldon Johnson
And God stepped out on space,
And he looked around and said:
9.31 7
392. Tu Fu poet Alone, Looking for Blossoms Along the River by Tu Fu
The sorrow of riverside blossoms inexplicable,
And nowhere to complain -- I've gone half crazy.
7.34 25
393. Allen Steble poet (There's a fire burning in my eyes) by Allen Steble Rookie - 0 Points
Even the impossible can be done
because i believe it can
8.16 135
394. Eugene Field poet Little Boy Blue by Eugene Field
The little toy dog is covered with dust,
But sturdy and stanch he stands;
6.66 7
395. Amy Lowell poet Patterns by Amy Lowell
I walk down the garden-paths,
And all the daffodils
6.83 8
396. Anna Akhmatova poet Everything by Anna Akhmatova
Everything’s looted, betrayed and traded,
black death’s wing’s overhead.
6.43 7
397. Sidney Lanier poet The Wedding by Sidney Lanier
O marriage-bells, your clamor tells
Two weddings in one breath.
6.19 17
398. Boris Pasternak poet Winter Night by Boris Pasternak
It snowed and snowed ,the whole world over,
Snow swept the world from end to end.
6.57 6
399. Thomas Stearns Eliot poet Ash Wednesday by Thomas Stearns Eliot
I
Because I do not hope to turn again
9.43 21
400. Tu Fu poet Day's End by Tu Fu
Oxen and sheep were brought back down
Long ago, and bramble gates closed. Over
6.99 19
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