Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


# Title Poet
476. ! A grief ago
'There is no grief
which time does not lessen
Michael Shepherd poet by Michael Shepherd
on 1/1/2000
477. 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
478. Freedom of Love
(Translated from the French by Edouard Rodti)
My wife with the hair of a wood fire
Andre Breton poet by Andre Breton
on 1/1/2000
479. On Death
Tell me thou safest End of all our Woe,
Why wreched Mortals do avoid thee so:
Anne Killigrew poet by Anne Killigrew
on 1/1/2000
480. The First And Last Time
Since we first met, I can’t seem to forget you
You mesmerize me with your beautiful face
Jhustin Sanao poet by Jhustin Sanao
on 1/1/2000
481. The Victims
When Mother divorced you, we were glad. She took it and
took it in silence, all those years and then
Sharon Olds poet by Sharon Olds
on 1/1/2000
482. 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
483. 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
484. “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
485. You Men
Hombres necios que acusáis
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz poet by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
on 1/1/2000
486. 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
487. As One Listens To The Rain
Listen to me as one listens to the rain,
not attentive, not distracted,
Octavio Paz poet by Octavio Paz
on 1/1/2000
488. Between Going and Coming
Between going and staying
the day wavers,
Octavio Paz poet by Octavio Paz
on 1/1/2000
489. Z'ma Mor (My Mother)
It was a rainy day
driving back home
Ata Khan poet by Ata Khan
on 1/1/2000
490. 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
491. Hurt Hawks
The broken pillar of the wing jags from the clotted shoulder,
Robinson Jeffers poet by Robinson Jeffers
on 1/1/2000
492. The sun has burst the sky
The sun has burst the sky
Because I love you
Jenny Joseph poet by Jenny Joseph
on 1/1/2000
493. One Cigarette
No smoke without you, my fire.
After you left,
Edwin Morgan poet by Edwin Morgan
on 1/1/2000
494. 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
495. There Is Pleasure In The Pathless Woods
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
George Gordon Byron poet by George Gordon Byron
on 1/1/2000
496. 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
497. A Boy Named Sue
Well, my daddy left home when I was three,
and he didn't leave much to Ma and me,
Sheldon Allan Silverstein poet by Sheldon Allan Silverstein
on 1/1/2000
498. A Fantasy
I'll tell you something: every day
people are dying. And that's just the beginning.
Louise Gluck poet by Louise Gluck
on 1/1/2000
499. Elegy For Jane
(My student, thrown by a horse)
I remember the neckcurls, limp and damp as tendrils;
Theodore Roethke poet by Theodore Roethke
on 1/1/2000
500. The Wise
Dead men are wisest, for they know
How far the roots of flowers go,
Countee Cullen poet by Countee Cullen
on 1/1/2000
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