Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
126. Edmund Spenser poet My Love Is Like To Ice by Edmund Spenser
My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
6.03 33
127. 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 29
128. 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
129. Rabindranath Tagore poet A Moments Indulgence by Rabindranath Tagore
I ask for a moment's indulgence to sit by thy side. The works
that I have in hand I will finish afterwards.
6.79 18
130. 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;
7.47 26
131. William Carlos Williams poet This Is Just To Say by William Carlos Williams
I have eaten
the plums
6.87 14
132. 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;
6.48 9
133. Jennifer Rondeau poet Fallen Angel by Jennifer Rondeau Rookie
I have fallen from sky,
Fallen to the ground,
8.51 48
134. Kahlil Gibran poet A Lover's Call Xxvii by Kahlil Gibran
Where are you, my beloved? Are you in that little
Paradise, watering the flowers who look upon you
7.03 19
135. Margaret Atwood poet The Moment by Margaret Atwood
The moment when, after many years
of hard work and a long voyage
8.22 8
136. 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
137. Rabindranath Tagore poet Clouds And Waves by Rabindranath Tagore
Mother, the folk who live up in the clouds call out to me-
"We play from the time we wake till the day ends.
6.72 19
138. 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 34
139. 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
140. 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
141. Claude McKay poet If We Must Die by Claude McKay
If we must die, let it not be like hogs
Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot,
8.02 24
142. Christopher Marlowe poet Who Ever Loved That Loved Not At First Sight? by Christopher Marlowe
It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is overruled by fate.
6.98 17
143. 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
144. Dylan Thomas poet Fern Hill by Dylan Thomas
Now as I was young and easy under the apple boughs
About the lilting house and happy as the grass was green,
7.88 11
145. Robert Burns poet A Fond Kiss by Robert Burns
A fond kiss, and then we sever;
A farewell, and then forever!
6.83 19
146. Gwendolyn Brooks poet To Be In Love by Gwendolyn Brooks
To be in love
Is to touch with a lighter hand.
7.97 10
147. 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
7.86 11
148. 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
149. 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 23
150. Robert Louis Stevenson poet The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson
How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
7.03 23
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