Top 500 Poems


# Title Poet
451. A Ballad of Gentleness
The firste stock-father of gentleness,
What man desireth gentle for to be,
Geoffrey Chaucer poet by Geoffrey Chaucer
on 1/1/2000
452. Ode on Solitude
Happy the man, whose wish and care
A few paternal acres bound,
Alexander Pope poet by Alexander Pope
on 1/1/2000
453. 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
454. Come, Walk With Me
Come, walk with me,
There's only thee
Emily Jane Brontë poet by Emily Jane Brontë
on 1/1/2000
455. Lochinvar
O young Lochinvar is come out of the west,
Through all the wide Border his steed was the best;
Sir Walter Scott poet by Sir Walter Scott
on 1/1/2000
456. Please Mrs Butler
Please Mrs Butler
This boy Derek Drew
Allan Ahlberg poet by Allan Ahlberg
on 1/1/2000
457. Ballad of the Moon
translated by Will Kirkland
The moon came into the forge
Federico García Lorca poet by Federico García Lorca
on 1/1/2000
458. 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
459. “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
460. Down Behind the Dustbin
Down behind the dustbin
I met a dog called Ted.
Michael Rosen poet by Michael Rosen
on 1/1/2000
461. 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
462. Round and Round
After a long and wretched flight
That stretched from daylight into night,
Vikram Seth poet by Vikram Seth
on 1/1/2000
463. The World Is a Beautiful Place
The world is a beautiful place
to be born into
Lawrence Ferlinghetti poet by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
on 1/1/2000
464. Patterns
I walk down the garden-paths,
And all the daffodils
Amy Lowell poet by Amy Lowell
on 1/1/2000
465. Hurt Hawks
The broken pillar of the wing jags from the clotted shoulder,
Robinson Jeffers poet by Robinson Jeffers
on 1/1/2000
466. A New Poet
Finding a new poet
is like finding a new wildflower
Linda Pastan poet by Linda Pastan
on 1/1/2000
467. A snowy morning
A snowy morning--
by myself,
Matsuo Basho poet by Matsuo Basho
on 1/1/2000
468. Little Boy Blue
The little toy dog is covered with dust,
But sturdy and stanch he stands;
Eugene Field poet by Eugene Field
on 1/1/2000
469. The Man from Snowy River
There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around
That the colt from old Regret had got away,
Andrew Barton Paterson poet by Andrew Barton Paterson
on 1/1/2000
470. The Quiet World
In an effort to get people to look
into each other's eyes more,
Jeffrey McDaniel poet by Jeffrey McDaniel
on 1/1/2000
471. .p align='center'font size='4'Tested By The Fire/font/p

Am I to be tested by fire?

Mary Havran poet by Mary Havran
on 1/1/2000
472. My Perfect Friend
My perfect friend holds me tight
My perfect friend kisses me goodnight
ordinary.girl ..... poet by ordinary.girl .....
on 1/1/2000
473. Why Me?
When the hopes are hassled
And relationships are rattled
Dr Hitesh Sheth poet by Dr Hitesh Sheth
on 1/1/2000
474. Blackberry-Picking
Late August, given heavy rain and sun
For a full week, the blackberries would ripen.
Seamus Heaney poet by Seamus Heaney
on 1/1/2000
475. A Friend Like You
A friend like you is like no other friend
A friend like you is a friend i dont regret meeting
Jenni Cortes poet by Jenni Cortes
on 1/1/2000
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