Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
476. Matsuo Basho poet A Bee by Matsuo Basho
A bee
staggers out
6.55 2
477. ANJALI SINHA poet *** Your Beautiful Eyes *** In Top 500 Poems by ANJALI SINHA Rookie - 8 Points
I remember
vividly those serene eyes,
8.14 49
478. Adrian Henri poet Without You by Adrian Henri
Without you every morning would feel like going back to work after a holiday,
Without you I couldn't stand the smell of the East Lancs Road,
7.52 9
479. Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet Did I Not Say To You by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
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? ”
5.34 0
480. Banjo Paterson poet "We'Re All Australians Now" by Banjo Paterson
Australia takes her pen in hand
To write a line to you,
5.56 2
481. Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet A Little While by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
A little while a little love
The hour yet bears for thee and me
5.87 10
482. Linda Pastan poet A New Poet by Linda Pastan
Finding a new poet
is like finding a new wildflower
7.78 17
483. James Henry Leigh Hunt poet Jenny Kissed Me by James Henry Leigh Hunt
Jenny kissed me when we met,
Jumping from the chair she sat in;
6.21 5
484. 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
485. Federico García Lorca poet Before The Dawn by Federico García Lorca
But like love
the archers
5.91 2
486. Henry Vaughan poet Friends Departed by Henry Vaughan
They are all gone into the world of light!
And I alone sit ling'ring here;
6.44 13
487. Seamus Heaney poet Digging by Seamus Heaney Rookie
Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests; snug as a gun.
7.42 5
488. Emily Jane Brontë poet Come, Walk With Me by Emily Jane Brontë
Come, walk with me,
There's only thee
5.66 6
489. Mrs. Cynosure poet Sex Without Love by Mrs. Cynosure Rookie
A pleasure we do out of love for the other person
We our sharing the sexual experiment with
6.82 56
490. arianna loshnowsky poet Funny... But Not by arianna loshnowsky Rookie
it's funny how hello is always accompanied with goodbye
it's funny how good memories can start to make you cry
9.12 16
491. Joyce Kilmer poet Stars by Joyce Kilmer
(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)
Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
6.76 16
492. Kumar Vishwas poet Jiske Dhun Par Duniya Nache by Kumar Vishwas
7.41 10
493. 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
494. Steve Turner poet Creed by Steve Turner
We believe in Marxfreudanddarwin.
We believe everything is OK
8.86 9
495. 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;
7.61 4
496. Thomas Campbell poet Lord Ullin's Daughter by Thomas Campbell
A chieftain, to the Highlands bound,
Cries, ``Boatman, do not tarry!
6.70 9
497. 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
498. Robert Lowell poet The Old Flame by Robert Lowell
My old flame, my wife!
Remember our lists of birds?
5.74 5
499. 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
500. 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
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