Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
401. John McCrae poet The Hope Of My Heart by John McCrae
"Delicta juventutis et ignorantius ejus, quoesumus ne memineris, Domine."
I left, to earth, a little maiden fair,
7.48 16
402. Robert Herrick poet Dreams by Robert Herrick
Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurl'd
By dreams, each one into a several world.
5.81 19
403. George Gordon Byron poet When We Two Parted by George Gordon Byron
When we two parted
In silence and tears,
7.22 4
404. Edward Lear poet How Pleasant To Know Mr. Lear by Edward Lear
How pleasant to know Mr. Lear,
Who has written such volumes of stuff.
5.90 3
405. 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,
7.26 6
406. 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;
6.16 11
407. 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 4
408. 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;
6.35 8
409. Sarojini Naidu poet Autumn Song by Sarojini Naidu
Like a joy on the heart of a sorrow,
   The sunset hangs on a cloud;
6.38 3
410. Nizar Qabbani poet In The Summer by Nizar Qabbani
In the summer
I stretch out on the shore
6.58 3
411. Patrick Kavanagh poet Epic by Patrick Kavanagh
I have lived in important places, times
When great events were decided, who owned
6.81 4
412. Robinson Jeffers poet Vulture by Robinson Jeffers
I had walked since dawn and lay down to rest on a bare hillside
Above the ocean. I saw through half-shut eyelids a vulture wheeling
6.15 6
413. Shel Silverstein poet Hug O'War by Shel Silverstein
I will not play at tug o' war.
I'd rather play at hug o' war,
7.17 2
414. Eve Merriam poet Catch A Little Rhyme by Eve Merriam
Once upon a time
I caught a little rhyme
8.45 12
415. Anna Akhmatova poet Everything by Anna Akhmatova
Everything’s looted, betrayed and traded,
black death’s wing’s overhead.
6.43 7
416. Lawrence Ferlinghetti poet Constantly Risking Absurdity by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Constantly risking absurdity
and death
7.74 4
417. AISWARYA T ANISH poet The Great Valuable Gift On Christmas Day by AISWARYA T ANISH Rookie - 29 Points
“Wow! It’s Christmas, happiness coming
Now for the gift welcoming loving
8.38 229
418. Derek Walcott poet A City's Death By Fire by Derek Walcott
After that hot gospeller has levelled all but the churched sky,
I wrote the tale by tallow of a city's death by fire;
7.14 7
419. Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet Be With Those Who Help Your Being by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
Be with those who help your being.
Don't sit with indifferent people, whose breath
5.81 4
420. 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.
6.97 11
421. Emily Jane Brontë poet "A Little While, A Little While..." by Emily Jane Brontë
A little while, a little while,
The weary task is put away,
5.41 8
422. 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
423. Sappho poet He Is More Than A Hero by Sappho
He is more than a hero
he is a god in my eyes--
5.98 3
424. Abdul Wahab poet >≫≫I Want To Die by Abdul Wahab Silver Star - 3,742 Points
Heavenly cursed and heavily sinned I
No more i like to add them, so, I want to die
8.58 97
425. Steve Turner poet Creed by Steve Turner
We believe in Marxfreudanddarwin.
We believe everything is OK
8.86 9
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