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. 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
429. Spring, the Sweet Spring
Spring, the sweet spring, is the year's pleasant king,
Then blooms each thing, then maids dance in a ring,
Thomas Nashe poet by Thomas Nashe
on 1/1/2000
430. Please Mrs Butler
Please Mrs Butler
This boy Derek Drew
Allan Ahlberg poet by Allan Ahlberg
on 1/1/2000
431. A Work of Artifice
The bonsai tree
in the attractive pot
Marge Piercy poet by Marge Piercy
on 1/1/2000
432. The Whipping
The old woman across the way
     is whipping the boy again
Robert Hayden poet by Robert Hayden
on 1/1/2000
433. “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
434. Simple lyric
When I think of her sparkling face
And of her body that rocked this way and that,
Brian Patten poet by Brian Patten
on 1/1/2000
435. 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
436. Wait
Wait, for now.
Distrust everything, if you have to.
Galway Kinnell poet by Galway Kinnell
on 1/1/2000
437. 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
438. For My Daughter
When I die choose a star
and name it after me
David Ignatow poet by David Ignatow
on 1/1/2000
439. In The Summer
In the summer
I stretch out on the shore
Nizar Qabbani poet by Nizar Qabbani
on 1/1/2000
440. 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
441. ! A grief ago
'There is no grief
which time does not lessen
Michael Shepherd poet by Michael Shepherd
on 1/1/2000
442. School Is Not So Cool
School, School, School,
A school is not so cool
Chantel Braatz poet by Chantel Braatz
on 1/1/2000
443. Wild Geese by Mary Oliver
You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
Alison Cassidy poet by Alison Cassidy
on 1/1/2000
444. After Auschwitz
as black as a hook,
Anne Sexton poet by Anne Sexton
on 1/1/2000
445. LOVE IS
What is love, Love can't see you but you can't see it
Love is a sneaky thing I guess sort of slick
Daniel Chapman poet by Daniel Chapman
on 1/1/2000
446. Just Beyond The Sunset
Just beyond the sunset
Someone waits for me
David Harris poet by David Harris
on 1/1/2000
447. Terror
Flashing rays
Thunderous sound
Sulaiman Mohd Yusof poet by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof
on 1/1/2000
“Wow! It’s Christmas, happiness coming
Now for the gift welcoming loving
on 1/1/2000
449. Z'ma Mor (My Mother)
It was a rainy day
driving back home
Ata Khan poet by Ata Khan
on 1/1/2000
450. 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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