Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
401. The Box
Once upon a time, in the land of Hush-A-Bye,
Around about the wondrous days of yore,
Lascelles Abercrombie poet by Lascelles Abercrombie
on 1/1/2000
402. To a Cat
Mirrors are not more silent
nor the creeping dawn more secretive;
Jorge Luis Borges poet by Jorge Luis Borges
on 1/1/2000
403. Sonnet 54
Of this worlds theatre in which we stay,
My love like the spectator ydly sits
Edmund Spenser poet by Edmund Spenser
on 1/1/2000
404. In the Orchard
'I thought you loved me.' 'No, it was only fun.'
'When we stood there, closer than all?' 'Well, the harvest moon
Muriel Stuart poet by Muriel Stuart
on 1/1/2000
405. Dreams
Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurl'd
By dreams, each one into a several world.
Robert Herrick poet by Robert Herrick
on 1/1/2000
406. Affliction
When thou didst entice to thee my heart,
I thought the service brave:
George Herbert poet by George Herbert
on 1/1/2000
407. The New Colossus
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Emma Lazarus poet by Emma Lazarus
on 1/1/2000
408. 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
409. I Say I Say I Say
Anyone here had a go at themselves
for a laugh? Anyone opened their wrists
Simon Armitage poet by Simon Armitage
on 1/1/2000
410. Who Understands Me But Me
They turn the water off, so I live without water,
they build walls higher, so I live without treetops,
Jimmy Santiago Baca poet by Jimmy Santiago Baca
on 1/1/2000
411. A Poem For Myself
I was born in Mississippi;
I walked barefooted thru the mud.
Etheridge Knight poet by Etheridge Knight
on 1/1/2000
412. A bee
A bee
staggers out
Matsuo Basho poet by Matsuo Basho
on 1/1/2000
413. Under One Small Star
My apologies to chance for calling it necessity.
My apologies to necessity if I'm mistaken, after all.
Wislawa Szymborska poet by Wislawa Szymborska
on 1/1/2000
414. Saturday At The Canal
I was hoping to be happy by seventeen.
School was a sharp check mark in the roll book,
Gary Soto poet by Gary Soto
on 1/1/2000
415. Little Boy Blue
The little toy dog is covered with dust,
But sturdy and stanch he stands;
Eugene Field poet by Eugene Field
on 1/1/2000
416. What Do Women Want?
I want a red dress.
I want it flimsy and cheap,
Kim Addonizio poet by Kim Addonizio
on 1/1/2000
417. Hug O'War
I will not play at tug o' war.
I'd rather play at hug o' war,
Sheldon Allan Silverstein poet by Sheldon Allan Silverstein
on 1/1/2000
418. 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
419. Celestial Music
I have a friend who still believes in heaven.
Not a stupid person, yet with all she knows, she literally talks to God.
Louise Gluck poet by Louise Gluck
on 1/1/2000
420. (There's a fire burning in my eyes)
Even the impossible can be done
because i believe it can
Allen Steble poet by Allen Steble
on 1/1/2000
421. Absolutely Nothing
Once on a yellow piece of paper with green lines
he wrote a poem
Osoanon Nimuss poet by Osoanon Nimuss
on 1/1/2000
422. Terror
Flashing rays
Thunderous sound
Sulaiman Mohd Yusof poet by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof
on 1/1/2000
423. MY DARK NIGHTS
At the distant verge of the horizon
Slowly submerging is the weary Sun
sathya narayana poet by sathya narayana
on 1/1/2000
424. Z'ma Mor (My Mother)
It was a rainy day
driving back home
Ata Khan poet by Ata Khan
on 1/1/2000
425. All dreams not come true###(in 500)
All dreams may not come true
All credits due may not accrue
hasmukh amathalal poet by hasmukh amathalal
on 1/1/2000
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