Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
76. Robert William Service poet The Cremation Of Sam McGee by Robert William Service
There are strange things done in the midnight sun
By the men who moil for gold;
8.99 26
77. Rabindranath Tagore poet Where The Mind Is Without Fear by Rabindranath Tagore
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Where knowledge is free
7.95 25
78. Jack Prelutsky poet Last Night I Dreamed of Chickens by Jack Prelutsky
Last night I dreamed of chickens,
there were chickens everywhere,
7.89 26
79. Walter de la Mare poet The Listeners by Walter de la Mare
"Is there anybody there?" said the Traveller,
Knocking on the moonlit door;
7.34 23
80. Matthew Arnold poet Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
The sea is calm to-night.
The tide is full, the moon lies fair
6.87 29
81. William Butler Yeats poet He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven by William Butler Yeats
HAD I the heavens' embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
9.00 13
82. Khalil Gibran poet A Lover's Call XXVII by Khalil Gibran
Where are you, my beloved? Are you in that little
Paradise, watering the flowers who look upon you
7.03 18
83. Edmund Spenser poet My Love Is Like To Ice by Edmund Spenser
My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
6.01 27
84. James Henry Leigh Hunt poet Abou Ben Adhem by James Henry Leigh Hunt
Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!)
Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace,
8.24 35
85. William Butler Yeats poet A Drinking Song by William Butler Yeats
WINE comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
7.38 21
86. William Carlos Williams poet The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams
so much depends
upon
7.29 30
87. John Milton poet On His Blindness by John Milton
When I consider how my light is spent
Ere half my days in this dark world and wide,
6.20 22
88. Spike Milligan poet Have A Nice Day by Spike Milligan
'Help, help, ' said a man. 'I'm drowning.'
'Hang on, ' said a man from the shore.
8.47 20
89. Wilfred Owen poet Anthem For Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen
What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?
Only the monstrous anger of the guns.
7.38 30
90. Rupert Brooke poet 1914 V: The Soldier by Rupert Brooke
If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
6.95 32
91. Christina Georgina Rossetti poet Echo by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Come to me in the silence of the night;
Come in the speaking silence of a dream;
6.66 26
92. Leo Marks poet The Life That I Have by Leo Marks
The life that I have
Is all that I have
8.79 15
93. John Clare poet First Love by John Clare
I ne'er was struck before that hour
With love so sudden and so sweet,
7.90 26
94. William Henry Davies poet Leisure by William Henry Davies
What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.
8.11 19
95. Tupac Shakur poet I Cry by Tupac Shakur Rookie
Sometimes when I'm alone
I Cry,
8.82 46
96. Dorothy Parker poet A Very Short Song by Dorothy Parker
Once, when I was young and true,
Someone left me sad-
7.23 23
97. Henry David Thoreau poet Friendship by Henry David Thoreau
I think awhile of Love, and while I think,
Love is to me a world,
7.31 33
98. John McCrae poet In Flanders Field by John McCrae
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
8.67 23
99. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I heard the bells on Christmas day
Their old familiar carols play,
6.18 28
100. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet Ulysses by Alfred Lord Tennyson
It little profits that an idle king,
By this still hearth, among these barren crags,
7.03 21
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