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Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
426. kerri king poet school just school by kerri king Rookie
School we need it
school, friends
4.25 13
427. Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet A Little While by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
A little while a little love
The hour yet bears for thee and me
5.83 6
428. Anna Akhmatova poet Everything by Anna Akhmatova
Everything’s looted, betrayed and traded,
black death’s wing’s overhead.
6.43 7
429. Marge Piercy poet A Work of Artifice by Marge Piercy
The bonsai tree
in the attractive pot
6.87 6
430. 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
5.78 3
431. Daniel Chapman poet LOVE IS by Daniel Chapman Rookie
What is love, Love can't see you but you can't see it
Love is a sneaky thing I guess sort of slick
7.77 28
432. Letitia Elizabeth Landon poet Revenge by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Ay, gaze upon her rose-wreathed hair,
And gaze upon her smile;
7.22 21
433. Brandi Young poet Death by Brandi Young Rookie
Death is forever
So don't flirt with suicide
7.88 29
434. James Fenton poet In Paris With You by James Fenton Rookie
Don't talk to me of love. I've had an earful
And I get tearful when I've downed a drink or two.
8.36 5
435. Edwin Brock poet Five Ways To Kill A Man by Edwin Brock
There are many cumbersome ways to kill a man.
You can make him carry a plank of wood
6.94 18
436. Alden Nowlan poet The Masks of Love by Alden Nowlan
I come in from a walk
With you
6.67 7
437. Jorge Luis Borges poet History of the Night by Jorge Luis Borges
Through the course of generations
men brought the night into being.
7.82 15
438. Donald Hall poet Affirmation by Donald Hall
To grow old is to lose everything.
Aging, everybody knows it.
6.46 6
439. Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet Dream-Love by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Young Love lies sleeping
In May-time of the year,
5.90 9
440. Matsuo Basho poet A bee by Matsuo Basho
A bee
staggers out
6.55 2
441. Robert Herrick poet To the Virgins, Make Much of Time by Robert Herrick
Gather ye rose-buds while ye may:
Old Time is still a-flying;
7.61 4
442. James Henry Leigh Hunt poet Jenny Kissed Me by James Henry Leigh Hunt
Jenny kissed me when we met,
Jumping from the chair she sat in;
6.21 4
443. Francis Scott Key poet Defence of Fort McHenry (Stars and Stripes Forever) by Francis Scott Key
O! say can you see, by the dawn's early light,
What so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming,
6.78 14
444. Dr Hitesh Sheth poet Why Me? by Dr Hitesh Sheth Rookie - 3 Points
When the hopes are hassled
And relationships are rattled
9.25 113
445. 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 3
446. Allen Steble poet (There's a fire burning in my eyes) by Allen Steble Rookie - 0 Points
Even the impossible can be done
because i believe it can
8.15 135
447. Nizar Qabbani poet In The Summer by Nizar Qabbani
In the summer
I stretch out on the shore
6.58 3
448. Osoanon Nimuss poet Absolutely Nothing by Osoanon Nimuss Rookie
Once on a yellow piece of paper with green lines
he wrote a poem
9.71 10
449. Ata Khan poet Z'ma Mor (My Mother) by Ata Khan Rookie
It was a rainy day
driving back home
9.27 260
450. Thomas Stearns Eliot poet Ash Wednesday by Thomas Stearns Eliot
I
Because I do not hope to turn again
9.43 21
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