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Top 500 Poems


# Title Poet
426. .

Tested By The Fire

Am I to be tested by fire?

Mary Havran poet by Mary Havran
on 1/1/2000
427. A bee
A bee
staggers out
Matsuo Basho poet by Matsuo Basho
on 1/1/2000
428. Ash Wednesday
Because I do not hope to turn again
Thomas Stearns Eliot poet by Thomas Stearns Eliot
on 1/1/2000
429. Every Time I Kiss You
Every time I kiss you
After a long separation
Nizar Qabbani poet by Nizar Qabbani
on 1/1/2000
430. Friends Departed
They are all gone into the world of light!
And I alone sit ling'ring here;
Henry Vaughan poet by Henry Vaughan
on 1/1/2000
431. 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
432. The Creation
And God stepped out on space,
And he looked around and said:
James Weldon Johnson poet by James Weldon Johnson
on 1/1/2000
433. 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
434. My Country
The love of field and coppice
Of green and shaded lanes,
Dorothea Mackeller poet by Dorothea Mackeller
on 1/1/2000
435. Self-Portrait At 28
I know it's a bad title
but I'm giving it to myself as a gift
David Berman poet by David Berman
on 1/1/2000
436. Please Mrs Butler
Please Mrs Butler
This boy Derek Drew
Allan Ahlberg poet by Allan Ahlberg
on 1/1/2000
437. History of the Night
Through the course of generations
men brought the night into being.
Jorge Luis Borges poet by Jorge Luis Borges
on 1/1/2000
438. Anger fills my heart and soul
Anger fills my heart and soul
Anger takes a mighty toll
Jacob Hill poet by Jacob Hill
on 1/1/2000
439. She Walks In Beauty
She walks in Beauty, like the night
Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
George Gordon Byron poet by George Gordon Byron
on 1/1/2000
440. Defence of Fort McHenry (Stars and Stripes Forever)
O! say can you see, by the dawn's early light,
What so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming,
Francis Scott Key poet by Francis Scott Key
on 1/1/2000
441. The First And Last Time
Since we first met, I can’t seem to forget you
You mesmerize me with your beautiful face
Jhustin Sanao poet by Jhustin Sanao
on 1/1/2000
442. 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
443. He is more than a hero
He is more than a hero
he is a god in my eyes--
Sappho poet by Sappho
on 1/1/2000
444. To my Dear and Loving Husband
If ever two were one, then surely we.
If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee.
Anne Bradstreet poet by Anne Bradstreet
on 1/1/2000
445. A New Poet
Finding a new poet
is like finding a new wildflower
Linda Pastan poet by Linda Pastan
on 1/1/2000
446. Wait
Wait, for now.
Distrust everything, if you have to.
Galway Kinnell poet by Galway Kinnell
on 1/1/2000
447. What Were They Like?
Did the people of Viet Nam
use lanterns of stone?
Denise Levertov poet by Denise Levertov
on 1/1/2000
Gather ye rose-buds while ye may:
Old Time is still a-flying;
Robert Herrick poet by Robert Herrick
on 1/1/2000
“Wow! It’s Christmas, happiness coming
Now for the gift welcoming loving
on 1/1/2000
450. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass
if only
our tongues
Shaun Shane poet by Shaun Shane
on 1/1/2000
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