Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
476. May Swenson poet Question by May Swenson
Body my house
my horse my hound
6.40 11
477. Algernon Charles Swinburne poet A Ballad Of Death by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Kneel down, fair Love, and fill thyself with tears,
Girdle thyself with sighing for a girth
5.42 13
478. 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.
8.50 4
479. John Milton Hayes poet The Green Eye Of The Little Yellow God by John Milton Hayes
There's a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Khatmandu,
There's a little marble cross below the town;
7.21 7
480. Mahmoud Darwish poet I Come From There by Mahmoud Darwish
I come from there and I have memories
Born as mortals are, I have a mother
7.42 7
481. Philip Larkin poet Aubade by Philip Larkin
I work all day, and get half-drunk at night.
Waking at four to soundless dark, I stare.
5.83 7
482. Edward Lear poet The Owl And The Pussy-Cat by Edward Lear
The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea green boat,
6.48 3
483. Robert Herrick poet To The Virgins, Make Much Of Time by Robert Herrick
Gather ye rose-buds while ye may:
Old Time is still a-flying;
7.63 5
484. Michael Rosen poet Down Behind The Dustbin by Michael Rosen
Down behind the dustbin
I met a dog called Ted.
6.49 3
485. Donald Hall poet Name Of Horses by Donald Hall
All winter your brute shoulders strained against collars, padding
and steerhide over the ash hames, to haul
6.39 6
486. Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet Broken Music by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
The mother will not turn, who thinks she hears
Her nursling's speech first grow articulate;
5.68 16
487. Federico García Lorca poet Before The Dawn by Federico García Lorca
But like love
the archers
5.91 2
488. Banjo Paterson poet The Man From Snowy River by Banjo Paterson
There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around
That the colt from old Regret had got away,
7.17 4
489. 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
5.89 6
490. Ata Khan poet Z'Ma Mor (My Mother) by Ata Khan Rookie
It was a rainy day
driving back home
9.27 260
491. Letitia Elizabeth Landon poet Revenge by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Ay, gaze upon her rose-wreathed hair,
And gaze upon her smile;
7.22 22
492. John Milton poet How Soon Hath Time by John Milton
How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth,
Stoln on his wing my three and twentieth year!
5.72 3
493. Hebert Logerie poet It Is Your Smile… by Hebert Logerie Bronze Star - 2,838 Points
Woman, let me demystify you,
So I can see why I love you
9.29 90
494. Anne Bradstreet poet In Reference To Her Children by Anne Bradstreet
I had eight birds hatched in one nest,
Four cocks there were, and hens the rest.
6.20 10
495. Sir Walter Scott poet Lochinvar by Sir Walter Scott
O young Lochinvar is come out of the west,
Through all the wide Border his steed was the best;
7.09 5
496. Vineet Bansal poet What Is Hope................. by Vineet Bansal Rookie
What hope means
Hope is bright shining light which keeps darkness at the bay
9.11 28
497. Osoanon Nimuss poet Absolutely Nothing by Osoanon Nimuss Rookie
Once on a yellow piece of paper with green lines
he wrote a poem
9.71 10
498. Naomi Shihab Nye poet Two Countries by Naomi Shihab Nye
Skin remembers how long the years grow
when skin is not touched, a gray tunnel
8.31 8
499. Dr. Tulsi Hanumanthu poet Hall Of Universal Peace by Dr. Tulsi Hanumanthu Rookie
This midnight bids farewell to parting year
Who then, on chariot Time, his seat vacates.
9.76 47
500. Joseph Brodsky poet A Song by Joseph Brodsky
I wish you were here, dear, I wish you were here.
I wish you sat on the sofa
7.95 6
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