Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
451. How pleasant to know Mr. Lear
How pleasant to know Mr. Lear,
Who has written such volumes of stuff.
Edward Lear poet by Edward Lear
on 1/1/2000
452. Absolutely Nothing
Once on a yellow piece of paper with green lines
he wrote a poem
Osoanon Nimuss poet by Osoanon Nimuss
on 1/1/2000
453. Rain
Suddenly this defeat.
This rain.
Jack Gilbert poet by Jack Gilbert
on 1/1/2000
454. 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
455. 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
456. 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
457. On Growing Old
Be with me, Beauty, for the fire is dying;
My dog and I are old, too old for roving.
John Masefield poet by John Masefield
on 1/1/2000
458. Wait
Wait, for now.
Distrust everything, if you have to.
Galway Kinnell poet by Galway Kinnell
on 1/1/2000
459. Did I Not Say To You
Did I not say to you, “Go not there, for I am your friend; in this
mirage of annihilation I am the fountain of life? ”
Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
on 1/1/2000
460. 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
461. 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
462. Ash Wednesday
I
Because I do not hope to turn again
Thomas Stearns Eliot poet by Thomas Stearns Eliot
on 1/1/2000
463. 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
464. 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
465. 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
466. Novel
I.
No one's serious at seventeen.
Arthur Rimbaud poet by Arthur Rimbaud
on 1/1/2000
467. Lonely am I
Lonely are the nights
Lonely are the days
jim foulk poet by jim foulk
on 1/1/2000
468. 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
469. Don't imitate me
Don't imitate me;
it's as boring
Matsuo Basho poet by Matsuo Basho
on 1/1/2000
470. Before the Dawn
But like love
the archers
Federico García Lorca poet by Federico García Lorca
on 1/1/2000
471. Why Me?
When the hopes are hassled
And relationships are rattled
Dr Hitesh Sheth poet by Dr Hitesh Sheth
on 1/1/2000
472. Divorce
Woke up suddenly thinking I heard crying.
Rushed through the dark house.
Jack Gilbert poet by Jack Gilbert
on 1/1/2000
473. 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
474. Heart it is, Not a Brick or Stone
Heart it is, not a brick or stone
Why shouldn't it feel the pain?
Mirza Ghalib poet by Mirza Ghalib
on 1/1/2000
475. 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
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