Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
151. 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
7.84 10
152. 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
153. 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
154. Margaret Atwood poet The Moment by Margaret Atwood
The moment when, after many years
of hard work and a long voyage
8.22 7
155. William Carlos Williams poet A Sort of a Song by William Carlos Williams
Let the snake wait under
his weed
5.88 5
156. 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 10
157. 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.
6.96 16
158. Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR poet ' Emeralds And Black Diamonds... by Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR Gold Star - 27,793 Points
Lie down lass, lie down, in sage green meadows
Your blouse flouncing open, in the teasing breeze
6.44 63
159. 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
160. 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
161. 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
162. Thomas Hood poet I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood
I Remember, I Remember
I remember, I remember
7.37 25
163. 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
164. 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
165. Thomas Hardy poet A Broken Appointment by Thomas Hardy
You did not come,
And marching Time drew on, and wore me numb.
6.28 15
166. 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
167. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet All Things will Die by Alfred Lord Tennyson
All Things will Die
Clearly the blue river chimes in its flowing
6.05 12
168. Elizabeth Bishop poet The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop
I caught a tremendous fish
and held him beside the boat
7.03 7
169. Louis Macneice poet Prayer Before Birth by Louis Macneice
I am not yet born; O hear me.
Let not the bloodsucking bat or the rat or the stoat or the
7.91 13
170. 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
171. Robert Browning poet My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
FERRARA.
That's my last Duchess painted on the wall,
7.26 12
172. Hilaire Belloc poet Tarantella by Hilaire Belloc
Do you remember an Inn,
Miranda?
6.72 22
173. Khalil Gibran poet A Tear And A Smile by Khalil Gibran
I would not exchange the sorrows of my heart
For the joys of the multitude.
6.18 17
174. Alice Walker poet Expect Nothing by Alice Walker
Expect nothing. Live frugally
On surprise.
7.50 14
175. 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.
6.69 15
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