Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
126. Charlotte Brontë poet Life by Charlotte Brontë
LIFE, believe, is not a dream
So dark as sages say;
7.37 25
127. Thomas Hardy poet "I Said to Love" by Thomas Hardy
I said to Love,
"It is not now as in old days
6.10 21
128. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet Ulysses by Alfred Lord Tennyson
It little profits that an idle king,
By this still hearth, among these barren crags,
7.05 21
129. Walter de la Mare poet Silver by Walter de la Mare
Slowly, silently, now the moon
Walks the night in her silver shoon;
7.80 24
130. Li Po poet Alone And Drinking Under The Moon by Li Po
Amongst the flowers I
am alone with my pot of wine
6.46 35
131. Jennifer Rondeau poet Fallen Angel by Jennifer Rondeau Rookie
I have fallen from sky,
Fallen to the ground,
8.54 39
132. 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
6.43 33
133. 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
134. 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
135. 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,
6.09 16
136. 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
137. Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) by Naseer Ahmed Nasir Rookie - 30 Points
They leave their homes
Unwillingly forced
9.59 535
138. Countee Cullen poet Incident by Countee Cullen
Once riding in old Baltimore,
Heart-filled, head-filled with glee,
6.89 13
139. Chinedu Dike poet Mandela - The Immortal Icon by Chinedu Dike Gold Star - 21,290 Points
The Peace Warrior Of Mzansi, among heroes - A Colossus!
Sun Of The Nation; A rare gift of Providence.
8.85 387
140. 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
141. 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
142. 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
143. Margaret Atwood poet The Moment by Margaret Atwood
The moment when, after many years
of hard work and a long voyage
8.22 7
144. Benjamin Zephaniah poet The British by Benjamin Zephaniah
Take some Picts, Celts and Silures
And let them settle,
6.80 9
145. Robert William Service poet A Hero by Robert William Service
Three times I had the lust to kill,
To clutch a throat so young and fair,
6.02 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. Lucille Clifton poet Homage to My Hips by Lucille Clifton
these hips are big hips.
they need space to
8.20 25
148. Marieta Maglas poet Latina Time by Marieta Maglas Veteran Poet - 1,034 Points
This game is the way in which slaughter becomes an end in itself.
Acta est fabula plaudite
9.44 520
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. Robert Hayden poet Those Winter Sundays by Robert Hayden
Sundays too my father got up early
And put his clothes on in the blueback cold,
8.06 21
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