Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
476. Lawrence Ferlinghetti poet I Am Waiting by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
I am waiting for my case to come up
and I am waiting
8.13 2
477. Nizar Qabbani poet In The Summer by Nizar Qabbani
In the summer
I stretch out on the shore
6.60 3
478. John Greenleaf Whittier poet In School-Days by John Greenleaf Whittier
Still sits the school-house by the road,
A ragged beggar sleeping;
6.40 8
479. Kalidasa poet Look To This Day by Kalidasa
Look to this day:
For it is life, the very life of life.
6.54 10
480. Thomas Moore poet Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms by Thomas Moore
Believe me, if all those endearing young charms,
Which I gaze on so fondly to-day,
6.65 4
481. Brandi Young poet Death by Brandi Young Rookie
Death is forever
So don't flirt with suicide
7.86 29
482. Adrienne Rich poet Aunt Jennifer's Tigers by Adrienne Rich
Aunt Jennifer's tigers prance across a screen,
Bright topaz denizens of a world of green.
8.00 9
483. Alan Seeger poet I Have A Rendezvous With Death by Alan Seeger
I have a rendezvous with Death
At some disputed barricade,
7.09 8
484. Thomas Campbell poet Lord Ullin's Daughter by Thomas Campbell
A chieftain, to the Highlands bound,
Cries, ``Boatman, do not tarry!
6.70 8
485. Linda Pastan poet A New Poet by Linda Pastan
Finding a new poet
is like finding a new wildflower
7.78 18
486. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet One Ring by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Ash nazg durbatulûk, ash nazg gimbatul,
Ash nazg thrakutulûk agh burzum-ishi krimpatul.
8.74 6
487. Ernest Christopher Dowson poet April Love by Ernest Christopher Dowson
We have walked in Love's land a little way,
We have learnt his lesson a little while,
6.38 14
488. Mary Havran poet Before The Dawn by Mary Havran Rookie
Before dawn wind rushes
driving night’s chill westward
9.46 23
489. Derek Walcott poet Midsummer, Tobago by Derek Walcott
Broad sun-stoned beaches.
White heat.
5.80 3
490. Matsuo Basho poet Don'T Imitate Me by Matsuo Basho
Don't imitate me;
it's as boring
6.97 6
491. Steve Turner poet Creed by Steve Turner
We believe in Marxfreudanddarwin.
We believe everything is OK
8.86 9
492. 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
6.40 15
493. George Herbert poet Affliction by George Herbert
When thou didst entice to thee my heart,
I thought the service brave:
5.82 8
494. Muriel Stuart poet In The Orchard by Muriel Stuart
'I thought you loved me.' 'No, it was only fun.'
'When we stood there, closer than all?' 'Well, the harvest moon
6.90 14
495. Lisel Mueller poet Monet Refuses The Operation by Lisel Mueller
Doctor, you say there are no haloes
around the streetlights in Paris
8.03 19
496. MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK. poet ~ Why Hack My She ~ by MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK. Rookie - 173 Points
Why hack my mind?
I can be bare and nude.
9.29 164
497. 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
498. Richard Lovelace poet To Lucasta, Going To The Wars by Richard Lovelace
Tell me not (Sweet) I am unkind,
That from the nunnery
6.76 10
499. 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
500. Emily Jane Brontë poet Come, Walk With Me by Emily Jane Brontë
Come, walk with me,
There's only thee
5.73 6
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