Top 500 Poems


# Title Poet
76. 1914 V: The Soldier
If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
Rupert Brooke poet by Rupert Brooke
on 1/1/2000
77. When You Are Old
WHEN you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
William Butler Yeats poet by William Butler Yeats
on 1/1/2000
78. On His Blindness
When I consider how my light is spent
Ere half my days in this dark world and wide,
John Milton poet by John Milton
on 1/1/2000
79. Echo
Come to me in the silence of the night;
Come in the speaking silence of a dream;
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet by Christina Georgina Rossetti
on 1/1/2000
80. I Thought of You
I thought of you and how you love this beauty,
And walking up the long beach all alone
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 1/1/2000
81. A child said, What is the grass?
A child said, What is the grass? fetching it to me with full
Walt Whitman poet by Walt Whitman
on 1/1/2000
82. When I Have Fears

When I have fears that I may cease to be
John Keats poet by John Keats
on 1/1/2000
83. The Red Wheelbarrow
so much depends
William Carlos Williams poet by William Carlos Williams
on 1/1/2000
84. First Love
I ne'er was struck before that hour
With love so sudden and so sweet,
John Clare poet by John Clare
on 1/1/2000
85. The Listeners
"Is there anybody there?" said the Traveller,
Knocking on the moonlit door;
Walter de la Mare poet by Walter de la Mare
on 1/1/2000
86. A Word to Husbands
To keep your marriage brimming
With love in the loving cup,
Ogden Nash poet by Ogden Nash
on 1/1/2000
87. Leisure
What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.
William Henry Davies poet by William Henry Davies
on 1/1/2000
88. The Life That I Have
The life that I have
Is all that I have
Leo Marks poet by Leo Marks
on 1/1/2000
89. All You Who Sleep Tonight
All you who sleep tonight
Far from the ones you love,
Vikram Seth poet by Vikram Seth
on 1/1/2000
90. She Walks in Beauty
She walks in beauty like the night
of cloudless climes and starry skies;
George Gordon Byron poet by George Gordon Byron
on 1/1/2000
91. Forgetfulness
The neighbors' dog will not stop barking.
He is barking the same high, rhythmic bark
Billy Collins poet by Billy Collins
on 1/1/2000
92. Abou Ben Adhem
Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!)
Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace,
James Henry Leigh Hunt poet by James Henry Leigh Hunt
on 1/1/2000
93. Last Night I Dreamed of Chickens
Last night I dreamed of chickens,
there were chickens everywhere,
Jack Prelutsky poet by Jack Prelutsky
on 1/1/2000
94. Where The Mind Is Without Fear
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Where knowledge is free
Rabindranath Tagore poet by Rabindranath Tagore
on 1/1/2000
95. A Lover's Call XXVII
Where are you, my beloved? Are you in that little
Paradise, watering the flowers who look upon you
Khalil Gibran poet by Khalil Gibran
on 1/1/2000
96. I Cry
Sometimes when I'm alone
I Cry,
Tupac Shakur poet by Tupac Shakur
on 1/1/2000
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