Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
376. 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
377. A Ballad of Dreamland
I hid my heart in a nest of roses,
Out of the sun's way, hidden apart;
Algernon Charles Swinburne poet by Algernon Charles Swinburne
on 1/1/2000
378. I Am Very Bothered
I am very bothered when I think
of the bad things I have done in my life.
Simon Armitage poet by Simon Armitage
on 1/1/2000
379. 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
380. i carry your heart with me
i carry your heart with me(i carry it in
my heart)i am never without it(anywhere
Edward Estlin Cummings poet by Edward Estlin Cummings
on 1/1/2000
381. Haiku (The taste...)
The taste
of rain
—Why kneel?
Jack Kerouac poet by Jack Kerouac
on 1/1/2000
382. 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
383. Every Time I Kiss You
Every time I kiss you
After a long separation
Nizar Qabbani poet by Nizar Qabbani
on 1/1/2000
384. Arithmetic
Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your
    head.
Carl Sandburg poet by Carl Sandburg
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. The Hound of Heaven
I fled Him down the nights and down the days
I fled Him down the arches of the years
Francis Thompson poet by Francis Thompson
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. The Alchemist in the City
My window shews the travelling clouds,
Leaves spent, new seasons, alter'd sky,
Gerard Manley Hopkins poet by Gerard Manley Hopkins
on 1/1/2000
390. 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
391. What Were They Like?
Did the people of Viet Nam
use lanterns of stone?
Denise Levertov poet by Denise Levertov
on 1/1/2000
392. 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
393. An old life
Snow fell in the night.
At five-fifteen I woke to a bluish
Donald Hall poet by Donald Hall
on 1/1/2000
394. Anna Who Was Mad
Anna who was mad,
I have a knife in my armpit.
Anne Sexton poet by Anne Sexton
on 1/1/2000
395. Defence of Fort McHenry (Stars and Stripes Forever)
O! say can you see, by the dawn's early light,
What so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming,
Francis Scott Key poet by Francis Scott Key
on 1/1/2000
396. 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
397. Anywhere You Choose
With this heart I'll meet you,
With this heart I'll greet you,
Ernestine Northover poet by Ernestine Northover
on 1/1/2000
398. America the Beautiful
O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
Katharine Lee Bates poet by Katharine Lee Bates
on 1/1/2000
399. 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
400. 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
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