Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
126. Percy Bysshe Shelley poet Good-Night by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Good-night? ah! no; the hour is ill
Which severs those it should unite;
6.88 22
127. Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet Sonnet 14 - If thou must love me, let it be for nought by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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If thou must love me, let it be for nought
6.90 20
128. 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
129. 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
130. 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 15
131. 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
132. 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
133. 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
134. 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
135. 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
136. Countee Cullen poet Incident by Countee Cullen
Once riding in old Baltimore,
Heart-filled, head-filled with glee,
6.89 12
137. Dorothy Parker poet A Dream Lies Dead by Dorothy Parker
A dream lies dead here. May you softly go
Before this place, and turn away your eyes,
7.42 12
138. 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
139. Robert Burns poet A Man's a Man for A' That by Robert Burns
Is there for honesty poverty
That hings his head, an' a' that;
6.54 14
140. Gwendolyn Brooks poet To Be In Love by Gwendolyn Brooks
To be in love
Is to touch with a lighter hand.
7.94 6
141. 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
142. William Carlos Williams poet A Sort of a Song by William Carlos Williams
Let the snake wait under
his weed
5.88 5
143. Thomas Hood poet I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood
I Remember, I Remember
I remember, I remember
7.37 25
144. yoonoos peerbocus poet A baby's view of abortion by yoonoos peerbocus Rookie
I came as tomorrow
Swaddled in innocence
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145. 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.
5.78 9
146. Li Po poet Alone Looking at the Mountain by Li Po
All the birds have flown up and gone;
A lonely cloud floats leisurely by.
6.63 34
147. 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;
7.33 15
148. Elizabeth Bishop poet The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop
I caught a tremendous fish
and held him beside the boat
7.03 7
149. Oscar Wilde poet Her Voice by Oscar Wilde
THE wild bee reels from bough to bough
With his furry coat and his gauzy wing.
6.73 23
150. Dorothy Parker poet "Star Light, Star Bright--" by Dorothy Parker
Star, that gives a gracious dole,
What am I to choose?
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