Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
376. Sathya Narayana poet My Dark Nights by Sathya Narayana Bronze Star - 2,698 Points
At the distant verge of the horizon
slowly submerging is the weary Sun
9.00 112
377. Anne Sexton poet Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty) by Anne Sexton
Consider
a girl who keeps slipping off,
6.08 4
378. Kabir poet Abode Of The Beloved by Kabir
Oh Companion That Abode Is Unmatched,
Where My Complete Beloved Is.
6.34 12
379. Katharine Lee Bates poet America The Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates
O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
5.88 15
380. Lawrence Ferlinghetti poet Constantly Risking Absurdity by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Constantly risking absurdity
and death
7.74 6
381. Ralph Waldo Emerson poet The Bell by Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love thy music, mellow bell,
I love thine iron chime,
6.46 21
382. Robert Southey poet Inchcape Rock by Robert Southey
No stir in the air, no stir in the sea,
The Ship was still as she could be;
6.43 13
383. Muriel Stuart poet In The Orchard by Muriel Stuart
'I thought you loved me.' 'No, it was only fun.'
'When we stood there, closer than all?' 'Well, the harvest moon
6.90 14
384. 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,
7.31 10
385. Arthur Rimbaud poet Novel by Arthur Rimbaud
I.
No one's serious at seventeen.
7.41 12
386. Patrick Kavanagh poet Inniskeen Road: July Evening by Patrick Kavanagh
The bicycles go by in twos and threes -
There's a dance in Billy Brennan's barn to-night,
6.23 4
387. 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
6.49 7
388. 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;
6.21 11
389. Thomas Campbell poet Lord Ullin's Daughter by Thomas Campbell
A chieftain, to the Highlands bound,
Cries, ``Boatman, do not tarry!
6.75 9
390. William Cullen Bryant poet Thanatopsis by William Cullen Bryant
To him who in the love of nature holds
Communion with her visible forms, she speaks
6.89 5
391. Henry Lawson poet Knocked Up by Henry Lawson

I'm lyin' on the barren ground that's baked and cracked with drought,
6.71 26
392. Clive Staples Lewis poet As The Ruin Falls by Clive Staples Lewis
All this is flashy rhetoric about loving you.
I never had a selfless thought since I was born.
7.43 9
393. Charles Baudelaire poet Anywhere Out Of The World by Charles Baudelaire
This life is a hospital where every patient is possessed with the desire to change beds; one man would like to
suffer in front of the stove, and ano
5.88 4
394. Donald Hall poet Affirmation by Donald Hall
To grow old is to lose everything.
Aging, everybody knows it.
6.49 6
395. Emily Jane Brontë poet Come, Walk With Me by Emily Jane Brontë
Come, walk with me,
There's only thee
6.03 16
396. John McCrae poet Anarchy by John McCrae
I saw a city filled with lust and shame,
Where men, like wolves, slunk through the grim half-light;
6.57 17
397. Michael Shepherd poet ! A Grief Ago by Michael Shepherd Rookie
'There is no grief
which time does not lessen
5.57 33
398. Shel Silverstein poet A Boy Named Sue by Shel Silverstein
Well, my daddy left home when I was three,
and he didn't leave much to Ma and me,
6.42 11
399. Oliver Wendell Holmes poet Sun And Shadow by Oliver Wendell Holmes
As I look from the isle, o'er its billows of green,
To the billows of foam-crested blue,
6.18 15
400. Sappho poet He Is More Than A Hero by Sappho
He is more than a hero
he is a god in my eyes--
6.05 4
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