Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
151. A Supermarket in California
What thoughts I have of you tonight, Walt Whitman, for I walked down the
streets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full m
Allen Ginsberg poet by Allen Ginsberg
on 1/1/2000
152. A Dream Lies Dead
A dream lies dead here. May you softly go
Before this place, and turn away your eyes,
Dorothy Parker poet by Dorothy Parker
on 1/1/2000
153. My Last Duchess
FERRARA.
That's my last Duchess painted on the wall,
Robert Browning poet by Robert Browning
on 1/1/2000
154. ' Emeralds And Black Diamonds...
Lie down lass, lie down, in sage green meadows
Your blouse flouncing open, in the teasing breeze
Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR poet by Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
on 1/1/2000
155. Always Marry An April Girl
Praise the spells and bless the charms,
I found April in my arms.
Ogden Nash poet by Ogden Nash
on 1/1/2000
156. A baby's view of abortion
I came as tomorrow
Swaddled in innocence
yoonoos peerbocus poet by yoonoos peerbocus
on 1/1/2000
157. A Sort of a Song
Let the snake wait under
his weed
William Carlos Williams poet by William Carlos Williams
on 1/1/2000
158. A Tear And A Smile
I would not exchange the sorrows of my heart
For the joys of the multitude.
Khalil Gibran poet by Khalil Gibran
on 1/1/2000
159. Who Ever Loved That Loved Not at First Sight?
It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is overruled by fate.
Christopher Marlowe poet by Christopher Marlowe
on 1/1/2000
160. The British
Take some Picts, Celts and Silures
And let them settle,
Benjamin Zephaniah poet by Benjamin Zephaniah
on 1/1/2000
161. On Pain
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses
your understanding.
Khalil Gibran poet by Khalil Gibran
on 1/1/2000
162. No More Clichés
Beautiful face
That like a daisy opens its petals to the sun
Octavio Paz poet by Octavio Paz
on 1/1/2000
163. Disabled
He sat in a wheeled chair, waiting for dark,
And shivered in his ghastly suit of grey,
Wilfred Owen poet by Wilfred Owen
on 1/1/2000
164. "Star Light, Star Bright--"
Star, that gives a gracious dole,
What am I to choose?
Dorothy Parker poet by Dorothy Parker
on 1/1/2000
165. Fog
The fog comes
on little cat feet.
Carl Sandburg poet by Carl Sandburg
on 1/1/2000
166. * Dreams Lost In Water
No distance ever separates
Dreams and desires
Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet by Naseer Ahmed Nasir
on 1/1/2000
167. A Happy Man
When these graven lines you see,
Traveller, do not pity me;
Edwin Arlington Robinson poet by Edwin Arlington Robinson
on 1/1/2000
168. A Woman's Last Word
I.
Let's contend no more, Love,
Robert Browning poet by Robert Browning
on 1/1/2000
169. I Need Not Go
I need not go
Through sleet and snow
Thomas Hardy poet by Thomas Hardy
on 1/1/2000
170. Love, What Is Love
LOVE - what is love? A great and aching heart;
Wrung hands; and silence; and a long despair.
Robert Louis Stevenson poet by Robert Louis Stevenson
on 1/1/2000
171. ~The Power of a Tear~
Pounds of pain punctured my progress
Tons of trouble terminated my tranquility
howard simon poet by howard simon
on 1/1/2000
172. To Be In Love
To be in love
Is to touch with a lighter hand.
Gwendolyn Brooks poet by Gwendolyn Brooks
on 1/1/2000
173. A Girl
The tree has entered my hands,
The sap has ascended my arms,
Ezra Pound poet by Ezra Pound
on 1/1/2000
174. Alone Looking at the Mountain
All the birds have flown up and gone;
A lonely cloud floats leisurely by.
Li Po poet by Li Po
on 1/1/2000
175. All Things will Die
All Things will Die
Clearly the blue river chimes in its flowing
Alfred Lord Tennyson poet by Alfred Lord Tennyson
on 1/1/2000
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