Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
426. In Paris With You
Don't talk to me of love. I've had an earful
And I get tearful when I've downed a drink or two.
James Fenton poet by James Fenton
on 1/1/2000
427. One Ring
Ash nazg durbatulûk, ash nazg gimbatul,
Ash nazg thrakutulûk agh burzum-ishi krimpatul.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
on 1/1/2000
428. 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
429. 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
430. Revenge
Ay, gaze upon her rose-wreathed hair,
And gaze upon her smile;
Letitia Elizabeth Landon poet by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
on 1/1/2000
431. Tested By The Fire
Am I to be tested by fire?
Tempered, as steel, to forge the keener blade
Mary Havran poet by Mary Havran
on 1/1/2000
432. What Were They Like?
Did the people of Viet Nam
use lanterns of stone?
Denise Levertov poet by Denise Levertov
on 1/1/2000
433. The Colonel
What you have heard is true. I was in his house.
His wife carried a tray of coffee and sugar. His
Carolyn Forché poet by Carolyn Forché
on 1/1/2000
434. Rain
Suddenly this defeat.
This rain.
Jack Gilbert poet by Jack Gilbert
on 1/1/2000
435. On what is best
Some celebrate the beauty
of knights, or infantry,
Sappho poet by Sappho
on 1/1/2000
436. Lonely am I
Lonely are the nights
Lonely are the days
jim foulk poet by jim foulk
on 1/1/2000
437. 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
438. Ash Wednesday
I
Because I do not hope to turn again
Thomas Stearns Eliot poet by Thomas Stearns Eliot
on 1/1/2000
439. Haiku (The taste...)
The taste
of rain
—Why kneel?
Jack Kerouac poet by Jack Kerouac
on 1/1/2000
440. An old life
Snow fell in the night.
At five-fifteen I woke to a bluish
Donald Hall poet by Donald Hall
on 1/1/2000
441. 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
442. A Little While
A little while a little love
The hour yet bears for thee and me
Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
on 1/1/2000
443. Be With Those Who Help Your Being
Be with those who help your being.
Don't sit with indifferent people, whose breath
Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
on 1/1/2000
444. In Reference to her Children
I had eight birds hatched in one nest,
Four cocks there were, and hens the rest.
Anne Bradstreet poet by Anne Bradstreet
on 1/1/2000
445. Terror
Flashing rays
Thunderous sound
Sulaiman Mohd Yusof poet by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof
on 1/1/2000
446. Please Mrs Butler
Please Mrs Butler
This boy Derek Drew
Allan Ahlberg poet by Allan Ahlberg
on 1/1/2000
447. The New Colossus
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Emma Lazarus poet by Emma Lazarus
on 1/1/2000
448. Love
I am so in love
In love with Joy
Sheikh Hina Yasmeen poet by Sheikh Hina Yasmeen
on 1/1/2000
449. The Box
Once upon a time, in the land of Hush-A-Bye,
Around about the wondrous days of yore,
Lascelles Abercrombie poet by Lascelles Abercrombie
on 1/1/2000
450. TO THE VIRGINS, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIME
Gather ye rose-buds while ye may:
Old Time is still a-flying;
Robert Herrick poet by Robert Herrick
on 1/1/2000
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