Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
451. James Joyce poet All Day I Hear The Noise Of Waters by James Joyce
All day I hear the noise of waters
Making moan,
7.20 8
452. Sulaiman Mohd Yusof poet Terror by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof Rookie - 207 Points
Flashing rays
Thunderous sound
9.60 189
453. Sir Walter Raleigh poet The Conclusion by Sir Walter Raleigh
EVEN such is Time, that takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, our all we have,
6.30 17
454. Francis Thompson poet The Hound Of Heaven by Francis Thompson
I fled Him down the nights and down the days
I fled Him down the arches of the years
7.30 5
455. Denise Levertov poet What Were They Like? by Denise Levertov
Did the people of Viet Nam
use lanterns of stone?
5.82 2
456. 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
457. Robert Herrick poet Dreams by Robert Herrick
Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurl'd
By dreams, each one into a several world.
5.83 21
458. Etheridge Knight poet A Poem For Myself by Etheridge Knight
I was born in Mississippi;
I walked barefooted thru the mud.
7.62 17
459. Brian Patten poet When You Wake Tomorrow by Brian Patten
I will give you a poem when you wake tomorrow.
It will be a peaceful poem.
8.52 6
460. Tony Hoagland poet Lucky by Tony Hoagland
If you are lucky in this life,
you will get to help your enemy
6.80 18
461. Mark Twain poet Genius by Mark Twain
Genius, like gold and precious stones,
is chiefly prized because of its rarity.
7.62 18
462. Lucille Clifton poet I Am Accused Of Tending To The Past by Lucille Clifton
i am accused of tending to the past
as if i made it,
8.25 5
463. David Berman poet Self-Portrait At 28 by David Berman
I know it's a bad title
but I'm giving it to myself as a gift
9.39 9
464. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
1.00 49
465. Sappho poet He Is More Than A Hero by Sappho
He is more than a hero
he is a god in my eyes--
6.05 4
466. George Herbert poet Affliction by George Herbert
When thou didst entice to thee my heart,
I thought the service brave:
5.88 13
467. Andre Breton poet Freedom Of Love by Andre Breton
(Translated from the French by Edouard Rodti)
My wife with the hair of a wood fire
6.03 11
468. Gwen Harwood poet In The Park by Gwen Harwood
She sits in the park. Her clothes are out of date.
Two children whine and bicker, tug her skirt.
6.37 12
469. Kalidasa poet Look To This Day by Kalidasa
Look to this day:
For it is life, the very life of life.
6.54 13
470. Henry Van Dyke poet Time Is by Henry Van Dyke
Time is
Too Slow for those who Wait,
6.34 12
471. Abdul Wahab poet >≫≫I Want To Die by Abdul Wahab Gold Star - 19,145 Points
Heavenly cursed and heavily sinned I
No more i like to add them, so, I want to die
8.58 101
472. Robert Graves poet A Dead Boche by Robert Graves
To you who’d read my songs of War
And only hear of blood and fame,
5.43 8
473. Carolyn Forché poet The Colonel by Carolyn Forché
What you have heard is true. I was in his house.
His wife carried a tray of coffee and sugar. His
6.42 18
474. Robert Lowell poet "To Speak Of Woe That Is In Marriage&Quot; by Robert Lowell
"The hot night makes us keep our bedroom windows open.
Our magnolia blossoms.Life begins to happen.
6.89 9
475. Allan Ahlberg poet The Supply Teacher by Allan Ahlberg
Here's the rule for what to do
If ever your teacher has the flu
8.18 6
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