Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
76. 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
77. I Am
I am: yet what I am none cares or knows,
My friends forsake me like a memory lost;
John Clare poet by John Clare
on 1/1/2000
78. Love After Love
The time will come
when, with elation
Derek Walcott poet by Derek Walcott
on 1/1/2000
79. The Red Wheelbarrow
so much depends
upon
William Carlos Williams poet by William Carlos Williams
on 1/1/2000
80. 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
81. Dover Beach
The sea is calm to-night.
The tide is full, the moon lies fair
Matthew Arnold poet by Matthew Arnold
on 1/1/2000
82. In Flanders Field
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
John McCrae poet by John McCrae
on 1/1/2000
83. Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face
Be glad your nose is on your face,
not pasted on some other place,
Jack Prelutsky poet by Jack Prelutsky
on 1/1/2000
84. I Cry
Sometimes when I'm alone
I Cry,
Tupac Shakur poet by Tupac Shakur
on 1/1/2000
85. He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven
HAD I the heavens' embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
William Butler Yeats poet by William Butler Yeats
on 1/1/2000
86. 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
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. 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
89. 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
90. 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
91. 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
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. Lovesong
He loved her and she loved him.
His kisses sucked out her whole past and future or tried to
Ted Hughes poet by Ted Hughes
on 1/1/2000
94. The Cremation Of Sam McGee
There are strange things done in the midnight sun
By the men who moil for gold;
Robert William Service poet by Robert William Service
on 1/1/2000
95. A Crazed Girl
THAT crazed girl improvising her music.
Her poetry, dancing upon the shore,
William Butler Yeats poet by William Butler Yeats
on 1/1/2000
96. The Rose that Grew from Concrete
Did you hear about the rose that grew
from a crack in the concrete?
Tupac Shakur poet by Tupac Shakur
on 1/1/2000
97. Another Reason Why I Don't Keep A Gun In The House
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
98. 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
99. A Very Short Song
Once, when I was young and true,
Someone left me sad-
Dorothy Parker poet by Dorothy Parker
on 1/1/2000
100. Introduction To Poetry
I ask them to take a poem
and hold it up to the light
Billy Collins poet by Billy Collins
on 1/1/2000
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