Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
376. Sulaiman Mohd Yusof poet Terror by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof Rookie - 3 Points
Flashing rays
Thunderous sound
9.60 189
377. Octavio Paz poet Between Going And Coming by Octavio Paz
Between going and staying
the day wavers,
7.48 6
378. Randall Jarrell poet The Death Of The Ball Turret Gunner by Randall Jarrell
From my mother's sleep I fell into the State,
And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze.
8.19 2
379. Wallace Stevens poet Disillusionment Of Ten O'Clock by Wallace Stevens
The houses are haunted
By white night-gowns.
6.55 7
380. Arthur Rimbaud poet Novel by Arthur Rimbaud
I.
No one's serious at seventeen.
7.39 7
381. ramesh rai poet I Searched You by ramesh rai Gold Star - 17,735 Points
I searched you in Mosque, Church,
temple, Gurudwara, and at so many places
7.54 153
382. Archibald MacLeish poet Ars Poetica by Archibald MacLeish
A poem should be palpable and mute
As a globed fruit
7.03 5
383. Udiah (witness to Yah) poet Why I Love You by Udiah (witness to Yah) Rookie - 36 Points
You give to me hope
And help me to cope
7.61 20
384. Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet Autumn Song by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the heart feels a languid grief
6.25 17
385. Gerard Manley Hopkins poet The Alchemist In The City by Gerard Manley Hopkins
My window shews the travelling clouds,
Leaves spent, new seasons, alter'd sky,
6.31 17
386. Jeffrey McDaniel poet The Quiet World by Jeffrey McDaniel Rookie
In an effort to get people to look
into each other's eyes more,
9.12 10
387. Richard Lovelace poet " To His Fairest Valentine Mrs. A. L. by Richard Lovelace
"Come, pretty birds, present your lays,
And learn to chaunt a goddess praise;
5.88 11
388. James Whitcomb Riley poet When The Frost Is On The Punkin by James Whitcomb Riley
When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder's in the shock
And you hear the kyouck and gobble of the struttin' turkey cock
6.50 16
389. George Gordon Byron poet When We Two Parted by George Gordon Byron
When we two parted
In silence and tears,
7.22 5
390. Carolyn Forché poet The Colonel by Carolyn Forché
What you have heard is true. I was in his house.
His wife carried a tray of coffee and sugar. His
6.40 15
391. Brian Patten poet Simple Lyric by Brian Patten
When I think of her sparkling face
And of her body that rocked this way and that,
7.34 5
392. Tu Fu poet Day's End by Tu Fu
Oxen and sheep were brought back down
Long ago, and bramble gates closed. Over
7.00 19
393. 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 8
394. Marge Piercy poet A Work Of Artifice by Marge Piercy
The bonsai tree
in the attractive pot
6.87 6
395. Countee Cullen poet A Brown Girl Dead by Countee Cullen
With two white roses on her breasts,
White candles at head and feet,
6.87 7
396. Kabir poet Abode Of The Beloved by Kabir
Oh Companion That Abode Is Unmatched,
Where My Complete Beloved Is.
6.28 10
397. Alison Cassidy poet Wild Geese By Mary Oliver by Alison Cassidy Rookie
You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
8.79 16
398. Louise Gluck poet Celestial Music by Louise Gluck
I have a friend who still believes in heaven.
Not a stupid person, yet with all she knows, she literally talks to God.
7.00 12
399. 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 5
400. Michael Rosen poet Down Behind The Dustbin by Michael Rosen
Down behind the dustbin
I met a dog called Ted.
6.49 3
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