Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
426. 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
427. April Love
We have walked in Love's land a little way,
We have learnt his lesson a little while,
Ernest Christopher Dowson poet by Ernest Christopher Dowson
on 1/1/2000
428. Ode on Solitude
Happy the man, whose wish and care
A few paternal acres bound,
Alexander Pope poet by Alexander Pope
on 1/1/2000
429. A Ballad of Death
Kneel down, fair Love, and fill thyself with tears,
Girdle thyself with sighing for a girth
Algernon Charles Swinburne poet by Algernon Charles Swinburne
on 1/1/2000
430. The Boys
HAS there any old fellow got mixed with the boys?
If there has, take him out, without making a noise.
Oliver Wendell Holmes poet by Oliver Wendell Holmes
on 1/1/2000
431. Stars
(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)
Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
Joyce Kilmer poet by Joyce Kilmer
on 1/1/2000
432. Lochinvar
O young Lochinvar is come out of the west,
Through all the wide Border his steed was the best;
Sir Walter Scott poet by Sir Walter Scott
on 1/1/2000
433. What Are Big Girls Made Of?
The construction of a woman:
a woman is not made of flesh
Marge Piercy poet by Marge Piercy
on 1/1/2000
434. “The rank stench of those bodies haunts me still”
The rank stench of those bodies haunts me still
And I remember things I'd best forget.
Siegfried Sassoon poet by Siegfried Sassoon
on 1/1/2000
435. What Were They Like?
Did the people of Viet Nam
use lanterns of stone?
Denise Levertov poet by Denise Levertov
on 1/1/2000
436. True Love
It is true love because
I put on eyeliner and a concerto and make pungent observations about the great issues of the day
Judith Viorst poet by Judith Viorst
on 1/1/2000
437. 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
438. Wait
Wait, for now.
Distrust everything, if you have to.
Galway Kinnell poet by Galway Kinnell
on 1/1/2000
439. 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
440. Haiku (The low yellow...)
The low yellow
moon above the
Jack Kerouac poet by Jack Kerouac
on 1/1/2000
441. My Country
The love of field and coppice
Of green and shaded lanes,
Dorothea Mackeller poet by Dorothea Mackeller
on 1/1/2000
442. The Man from Snowy River
There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around
That the colt from old Regret had got away,
Andrew Barton Paterson poet by Andrew Barton Paterson
on 1/1/2000
443. Tear Drops And Closed Caskets The Good Die Young.
I went to a party, Mom,
I remembered what you said.
Tamara Moir poet by Tamara Moir
on 1/1/2000
444. Death
Death is forever
So don't flirt with suicide
Brandi Young poet by Brandi Young
on 1/1/2000
445. After Auschwitz
Anger,
as black as a hook,
Anne Sexton poet by Anne Sexton
on 1/1/2000
446. Terror
Flashing rays
Thunderous sound
Sulaiman Mohd Yusof poet by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof
on 1/1/2000
447. love is in my thought
Love is blind
Love is eyed
rajnish jena poet by rajnish jena
on 1/1/2000
448. 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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