Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
126. 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,
6.10 18
127. Christopher Marlowe poet The Passionate Shepherd To His Love by Christopher Marlowe
Come live with me and be my love,
And we will all the pleasures prove
6.46 37
128. Margaret Atwood poet The Moment by Margaret Atwood
The moment when, after many years
of hard work and a long voyage
8.22 8
129. Percy Bysshe Shelley poet Good-Night by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Good-night? ah! no; the hour is ill
Which severs those it should unite;
6.92 24
130. Dylan Thomas poet A Child's Christmas In Wales by Dylan Thomas
One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea-town corner now and out of all sound except the distant speaking of the voices I
6.44 10
131. Countee Cullen poet Incident by Countee Cullen
Once riding in old Baltimore,
Heart-filled, head-filled with glee,
6.89 16
132. Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet Internally Displaced Persons (Idps) by Naseer Ahmed Nasir Rookie - 51 Points
They leave their homes
Unwillingly forced
9.57 538
133. Stevie Smith poet Not Waving But Drowning by Stevie Smith
Nobody heard him, the dead man,
But still he lay moaning:
8.31 21
134. Ogden Nash poet Always Marry An April Girl by Ogden Nash
Praise the spells and bless the charms,
I found April in my arms.
7.74 19
135. Charlotte Brontë poet Life by Charlotte Brontë
LIFE, believe, is not a dream
So dark as sages say;
7.37 28
136. Elizabeth Bishop poet The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop
I caught a tremendous fish
and held him beside the boat
7.03 10
137. Jennifer Rondeau poet Fallen Angel by Jennifer Rondeau Rookie
I have fallen from sky,
Fallen to the ground,
8.31 57
138. Thomas Hardy poet "I Said To Love" by Thomas Hardy
I said to Love,
"It is not now as in old days
6.12 22
139. Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet Sonnet 14 - If Thou Must Love Me, Let It Be For Nought by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
If thou must love me, let it be for nought
6.93 21
140. Robert William Service poet A Grain Of Sand by Robert William Service
If starry space no limit knows
And sun succeeds to sun,
6.57 29
141. 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
7.88 12
142. Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet Sonnet 43 - How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count The Ways by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
7.39 23
143. Patrick Kavanagh poet On Raglan Road by Patrick Kavanagh
On Raglan Road on an autumn day I met her first and knew
That her dark hair would weave a snare that I might one day rue;
7.38 16
144. Gwendolyn Brooks poet To Be In Love by Gwendolyn Brooks
To be in love
Is to touch with a lighter hand.
7.97 9
145. Judith Viorst poet If I Were In Charge Of The World by Judith Viorst
If I were in charge of the world
I'd cancel oatmeal,
8.17 10
146. 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
147. Benjamin Zephaniah poet Talking Turkeys! by Benjamin Zephaniah
Be nice to yu turkeys dis christmas
Cos' turkeys just wanna hav fun
7.33 10
148. Robert Browning poet My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
That's my last Duchess painted on the wall,
7.20 16
149. Rainer Maria Rilke poet A Walk by Rainer Maria Rilke
My eyes already touch the sunny hill.
going far ahead of the road I have begun.
5.81 10
150. 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 26
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