Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
76. 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
8.09 51
77. 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.
7.43 36
78. John McCrae poet In Flanders Field by John McCrae
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
8.69 35
79. Matthew Arnold poet Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
The sea is calm to-night.
The tide is full, the moon lies fair
6.88 51
80. Elizabeth Bishop poet I Am In Need Of Music by Elizabeth Bishop
I am in need of music that would flow
Over my fretful, feeling fingertips,
7.63 25
81. John Keats poet When I Have Fears by John Keats
When I have fears that I may cease to be
Before my pen has glean'd my teeming brain,
7.18 41
82. 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,
9.04 19
83. Robert Murray Smith poet A Hauntingly Beautiful Word by Robert Murray Smith Gold Star - 146,361 Points
Love is a hauntingly beautiful word.
Its essence flows over all endearing.
9.91 1,085
84. yoonoos peerbocus poet A Baby's View Of Abortion by yoonoos peerbocus Gold Star - 5,369 Points
I came as tomorrow
Swaddled in innocence
8.26 351
85. 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.
8.14 42
86. Henry Scott Holland poet Death Is Nothing At All by Henry Scott Holland Rookie
Death is nothing at all.
I have only slipped away to the next room.
8.25 64
87. Leo Marks poet The Life That I Have by Leo Marks
The life that I have
Is all that I have
8.79 32
88. Fabrizio Frosini poet Nocturnal Snowing by Fabrizio Frosini Gold Star - 149,819 Points
«Let this fluffy snow fall upon our
Dreams and make them shine! »
9.67 189
89. Walter de la Mare poet The Listeners by Walter de la Mare
"Is there anybody there?" said the Traveller,
Knocking on the moonlit door;
7.36 34
90. Jack Prelutsky poet Last Night I Dreamed Of Chickens by Jack Prelutsky
Last night I dreamed of chickens,
there were chickens everywhere,
7.86 35
91. Tupac Shakur poet I Cry by Tupac Shakur Rookie
Sometimes when I'm alone
I Cry,
8.85 50
92. Vikram Seth poet All You Who Sleep Tonight by Vikram Seth
All you who sleep tonight
Far from the ones you love,
8.57 46
93. William Carlos Williams poet The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams
so much depends
upon
7.30 31
94. Ogden Nash poet A Word To Husbands by Ogden Nash
To keep your marriage brimming
With love in the loving cup,
7.33 24
95. Jack Prelutsky poet Be Glad Your Nose Is On Your Face by Jack Prelutsky
Be glad your nose is on your face,
not pasted on some other place,
8.10 26
96. Fabrizio Frosini poet Tenderness by Fabrizio Frosini Gold Star - 149,819 Points
Yearning for tenderness.
The one lost —It's so long -so long
9.52 163
97. Walt Whitman poet A Child Said, What Is The Grass? by Walt Whitman
A child said, What is the grass? fetching it to me with full
hands;
6.67 27
98. Benjamin Zephaniah poet The British by Benjamin Zephaniah
Take some Picts, Celts and Silures
And let them settle,
6.99 28
99. Ernestine Northover poet Hold You In My Smile by Ernestine Northover Veteran Poet - 1,353 Points
Sweet moment, stay with me,
and pray do not flee so soon,
8.36 91
100. William Butler Yeats poet A Drinking Song by William Butler Yeats
WINE comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
7.43 30
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