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Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
426. 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
427. 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
428. Jean Pullman poet True beauty by Jean Pullman Rookie - 0 Points
True beauty is in the way she laughs
True beauty is in her eyes
8.47 15
429. Emily Jane Brontë poet Come, Walk With Me by Emily Jane Brontë
Come, walk with me,
There's only thee
5.60 5
430. Sidney Lanier poet A Song Of Eternity In Time by Sidney Lanier
Once, at night, in the manor wood
My Love and I long silent stood,
6.40 13
431. Anne Bradstreet poet To my Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet
If ever two were one, then surely we.
If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee.
6.62 5
432. Mohammad Akmal Nazir poet *A Humble Complaint* by Mohammad Akmal Nazir Rookie - 0 Points
You could have been more polite observing me,
Your harsh words have left
8.74 227
433. 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
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 6
435. kalista mccart poet Sorry, I’m So Sorry by kalista mccart Rookie
Sorry for making you mad
Sorry for everything I said
6.44 25
436. Nizar Qabbani poet Language by Nizar Qabbani
When a man is in love
how can he use old words?
6.23 3
437. Abdul Wahab poet >>>I Want To Die by Abdul Wahab Freshman - 2,110 Points
Heavenly cursed and heavily sinned I
No more i like to add them, so, I want to die
8.58 95
438. Udiah (witness to Yah) poet Why I Love You by Udiah (witness to Yah) Rookie - 11 Points
You give to me hope
And help me to cope
7.53 18
439. Seamus Heaney poet Blackberry-Picking by Seamus Heaney Rookie
Late August, given heavy rain and sun
For a full week, the blackberries would ripen.
7.31 9
440. James Weldon Johnson poet The Creation by James Weldon Johnson
And God stepped out on space,
And he looked around and said:
9.31 7
441. Jack Kerouac poet Haiku (The low yellow...) by Jack Kerouac
The low yellow
moon above the
6.49 6
442. Denise Levertov poet What Were They Like? by Denise Levertov
Did the people of Viet Nam
use lanterns of stone?
5.81 2
443. 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
444. Boris Pasternak poet Winter Night by Boris Pasternak
It snowed and snowed ,the whole world over,
Snow swept the world from end to end.
6.44 5
445. 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
446. 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,
7.45 15
447. Federico García Lorca poet Ballad of the Moon by Federico García Lorca
translated by Will Kirkland
The moon came into the forge
5.70 1
448. Banjo Paterson poet The Man from Snowy River by Banjo Paterson
There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around
That the colt from old Regret had got away,
7.13 4
449. Sappho poet On what is best by Sappho
Some celebrate the beauty
of knights, or infantry,
6.38 7
450. 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
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