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Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
476. Steve Turner poet Creed by Steve Turner
We believe in Marxfreudanddarwin.
We believe everything is OK
8.86 9
477. Edwin Morgan poet One Cigarette by Edwin Morgan
No smoke without you, my fire.
After you left,
6.36 8
478. Jhustin Sanao poet The First And Last Time by Jhustin Sanao Rookie - 10 Points
Since we first met, I can’t seem to forget you
You mesmerize me with your beautiful face
8.09 147
479. May Swenson poet Question by May Swenson
Body my house
my horse my hound
6.40 8
480. David Harris poet Just Beyond The Sunset by David Harris Rookie - 792 Points
Just beyond the sunset
Someone waits for me
9.29 31
481. 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
482. Anne Bradstreet poet Of the Four Ages of Man by Anne Bradstreet
Lo, now four other act upon the stage,
Childhood and Youth, the Many and Old age:
5.89 12
483. Theodore Roethke poet In A Dark Time by Theodore Roethke
In a dark time, the eye begins to see,
I meet my shadow in the deepening shade;
7.71 2
484. Octavio Paz poet As One Listens To The Rain by Octavio Paz
Listen to me as one listens to the rain,
not attentive, not distracted,
7.26 6
485. Emily Jane Brontë poet Come, Walk With Me by Emily Jane Brontë
Come, walk with me,
There's only thee
5.60 5
486. Mandi Ducroq poet Innocence by Mandi Ducroq Rookie
Innocence stolen without my permission
Innocence gone without my submission
9.11 29
487. ramesh rai poet I Searched You by ramesh rai Silver Star - 9,013 Points
I searched you in Mosque, Church,
temple, Gurudwara, and at so many places
7.46 144
488. Alfred Noyes poet A Song of Sherwood by Alfred Noyes
Sherwood in the twilight, is Robin Hood awake?
Grey and ghostly shadows are gliding through the brake,
5.87 3
489. Alexander Pope poet Ode on Solitude by Alexander Pope
Happy the man, whose wish and care
A few paternal acres bound,
6.65 2
490. 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.
6.15 9
491. Letitia Elizabeth Landon poet Revenge by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Ay, gaze upon her rose-wreathed hair,
And gaze upon her smile;
7.22 21
492. 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
493. Sheikh Hina Yasmeen poet Love by Sheikh Hina Yasmeen Rookie
I am so in love
In love with Joy
5.00 26
494. Sharon Olds poet The Victims by Sharon Olds
When Mother divorced you, we were glad. She took it and
took it in silence, all those years and then
6.80 4
495. Jorge Luis Borges poet History of the Night by Jorge Luis Borges
Through the course of generations
men brought the night into being.
7.82 15
496. Robert Lowell poet The Old Flame by Robert Lowell
My old flame, my wife!
Remember our lists of birds?
5.74 5
497. Naomi Shihab Nye poet Making A Fist by Naomi Shihab Nye
We forget that we are all dead men conversing wtih dead men.
—Jorge Luis Borges
8.17 5
498. Seamus Heaney poet Mid-Term Break by Seamus Heaney Rookie
I sat all morning in the college sick bay
Counting bells knelling classes to a close.
7.52 3
499. Nizar Qabbani poet Language by Nizar Qabbani
When a man is in love
how can he use old words?
6.23 3
500. Jorge Luis Borges poet To a Cat by Jorge Luis Borges
Mirrors are not more silent
nor the creeping dawn more secretive;
6.89 8
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