Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
376. What Were They Like?
Did the people of Viet Nam
use lanterns of stone?
Denise Levertov poet by Denise Levertov
on 1/1/2000
377. Arithmetic
Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your
    head.
Carl Sandburg poet by Carl Sandburg
on 1/1/2000
378. Haiku (The low yellow...)
The low yellow
moon above the
Jack Kerouac poet by Jack Kerouac
on 1/1/2000
379. A Woman to her Lover
Do you come to me to bend me to your will
as conqueror to the vanquished
Christina Walsh poet by Christina Walsh
on 1/1/2000
380. Stars
(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)
Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
Joyce Kilmer poet by Joyce Kilmer
on 1/1/2000
381. Day's End
Oxen and sheep were brought back down
Long ago, and bramble gates closed. Over
Tu Fu poet by Tu Fu
on 1/1/2000
382. Her...
I can never get my mind off her,
I wonder if she'd mind if i'd,
Jordan Moore poet by Jordan Moore
on 1/1/2000
383. Alone
I am alone, in spite of love,
In spite of all I take and give—
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 1/1/2000
384. 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
385. Blackberry-Picking
Late August, given heavy rain and sun
For a full week, the blackberries would ripen.
Seamus Heaney poet by Seamus Heaney
on 1/1/2000
386. Inchcape Rock
No stir in the air, no stir in the sea,
The Ship was still as she could be;
Robert Southey poet by Robert Southey
on 1/1/2000
387. A Brown Girl Dead
With two white roses on her breasts,
White candles at head and feet,
Countee Cullen poet by Countee Cullen
on 1/1/2000
388. Love Love Love
Oh it's so easy to say -
'Give what you think you lack -
Michael Shepherd poet by Michael Shepherd
on 1/1/2000
389. God's Grandeur
The world is charged with the grandeur of God.
It will flame out, like shining from shook foil;
Gerard Manley Hopkins poet by Gerard Manley Hopkins
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. The Boys
HAS there any old fellow got mixed with the boys?
If there has, take him out, without making a noise.
Oliver Wendell Holmes poet by Oliver Wendell Holmes
on 1/1/2000
392. Every Time I Kiss You
Every time I kiss you
After a long separation
Nizar Qabbani poet by Nizar Qabbani
on 1/1/2000
393. Vitaï Lampada
There's a breathless hush in the Close to-night --
Ten to make and the match to win --
Sir Henry Newbolt poet by Sir Henry Newbolt
on 1/1/2000
394. It is not Love it is Madness
(You say) It is not love, it is madness
My madness may be the cause of your fame
Mirza Ghalib poet by Mirza Ghalib
on 1/1/2000
395. Affirmation
To grow old is to lose everything.
Aging, everybody knows it.
Donald Hall poet by Donald Hall
on 1/1/2000
396. Friends Departed
They are all gone into the world of light!
And I alone sit ling'ring here;
Henry Vaughan poet by Henry Vaughan
on 1/1/2000
397. The Colonel
What you have heard is true. I was in his house.
His wife carried a tray of coffee and sugar. His
Carolyn Forché poet by Carolyn Forché
on 1/1/2000
398. A Memory of June
When June comes dancing o'er the death of May,
With scarlet roses tinting her green breast,
Claude McKay poet by Claude McKay
on 1/1/2000
399. Affliction
When thou didst entice to thee my heart,
I thought the service brave:
George Herbert poet by George Herbert
on 1/1/2000
400. What is hope.................
What hope means
Hope is bright shining light which keeps darkness at the bay
Vineet Bansal poet by Vineet Bansal
on 1/1/2000
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