Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
126. Marieta Maglas poet Latina Time by Marieta Maglas Rookie - 971 Points
This game is the way in which slaughter becomes an end in itself.
Acta est fabula plaudite
9.44 519
127. Paul Laurence Dunbar poet Life's Tragedy by Paul Laurence Dunbar
It may be misery not to sing at all,
And to go silent through the brimming day;
7.45 25
128. William Stafford poet A Ritual To Read To Each Other by William Stafford
If you don't know the kind of person I am
and I don't know the kind of person you are
7.76 10
129. Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet Sonnet 14 - If thou must love me, let it be for nought by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
XIV
If thou must love me, let it be for nought
6.92 20
130. Jack Prelutsky poet As Soon as Fred Gets Out of Bed by Jack Prelutsky
As soon as Fred gets out of bed,
his underwear goes on his head.
7.70 11
131. Countee Cullen poet Incident by Countee Cullen
Once riding in old Baltimore,
Heart-filled, head-filled with glee,
6.89 13
132. Thomas Hardy poet "I Said to Love" by Thomas Hardy
I said to Love,
"It is not now as in old days
6.09 20
133. Percy Bysshe Shelley poet Good-Night by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Good-night? ah! no; the hour is ill
Which severs those it should unite;
6.91 22
134. Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet Sonnet 43 - How do I love thee? Let me count the ways by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
XLIII
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
7.37 22
135. Ogden Nash poet Always Marry An April Girl by Ogden Nash
Praise the spells and bless the charms,
I found April in my arms.
7.73 17
136. Paul Laurence Dunbar poet A Golden Day by Paul Laurence Dunbar
I Found you and I lost you,
All on a gleaming day.
6.71 25
137. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet A Gleam of Sunshine by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
This is the place. Stand still, my steed,
Let me review the scene,
6.07 16
138. Jennifer Rondeau poet Fallen Angel by Jennifer Rondeau Rookie
I have fallen from sky,
Fallen to the ground,
8.54 38
139. Benjamin Zephaniah poet The British by Benjamin Zephaniah
Take some Picts, Celts and Silures
And let them settle,
6.80 9
140. Margaret Atwood poet The Moment by Margaret Atwood
The moment when, after many years
of hard work and a long voyage
8.22 7
141. Gwendolyn Brooks poet To Be In Love by Gwendolyn Brooks
To be in love
Is to touch with a lighter hand.
7.94 6
142. Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR poet ' Emeralds And Black Diamonds... by Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR Gold Star - 31,879 Points
Lie down lass, lie down, in sage green meadows
Your blouse flouncing open, in the teasing breeze
6.44 64
143. Robert William Service poet A Grain Of Sand by Robert William Service
If starry space no limit knows
And sun succeeds to sun,
6.55 30
144. 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.
8.49 14
145. Edwin Arlington Robinson poet A Happy Man by Edwin Arlington Robinson
When these graven lines you see,
Traveller, do not pity me;
6.24 34
146. John Donne poet A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning by John Donne
As virtuous men pass mildly away,
And whisper to their souls, to go,
6.29 13
147. John Masefield poet Sea Fever by John Masefield
I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
7.91 33
148. Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) by Naseer Ahmed Nasir Rookie - 18 Points
They leave their homes
Unwillingly forced
9.59 535
149. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet Arrow and the Song, The by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I shot an arrow into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
6.45 8
150. Edna St. Vincent Millay poet What Lips My Lips Have Kissed, And Where, And Why (Sonnet .. by Edna St. Vincent Millay
What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why,
I have forgotten, and what arms have lain
7.85 10
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