Top 500 Poems


# Title Poet
151. Growing Old
What is it to grow old?
Is it to lose the glory of the form,
Matthew Arnold poet by Matthew Arnold
on 1/1/2000
152. My Last Duchess
That's my last Duchess painted on the wall,
Robert Browning poet by Robert Browning
on 1/1/2000
153. 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
154. A Broken Appointment
You did not come,
And marching Time drew on, and wore me numb.
Thomas Hardy poet by Thomas Hardy
on 1/1/2000
155. 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
156. 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
157. A Golden Day
I Found you and I lost you,
All on a gleaming day.
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet by Paul Laurence Dunbar
on 1/1/2000
158. 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
159. I Remember, I Remember
I Remember, I Remember
I remember, I remember
Thomas Hood poet by Thomas Hood
on 1/1/2000
160. I Sit and Think
I sit beside the fire and think
of all that I have seen,
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
on 1/1/2000
161. 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
162. Fleas
Ogden Nash poet by Ogden Nash
on 1/1/2000
163. A Dream Lies Dead
Star, that gives a gracious dole,
What am I to choose?
Dorothy Parker poet by Dorothy Parker
on 1/1/2000
164. Cinderella
The prince leans to the girl in scarlet heels,
Her green eyes slant, hair flaring in a fan
Sylvia Plath poet by Sylvia Plath
on 1/1/2000
165. Fog
The fog comes
on little cat feet.
Carl Sandburg poet by Carl Sandburg
on 1/1/2000
166. A Sad Child
You're sad because you're sad.
It's psychic. It's the age. It's chemical.
Margaret Atwood poet by Margaret Atwood
on 1/1/2000
167. Incident
Once riding in old Baltimore,
Heart-filled, head-filled with glee,
Countee Cullen poet by Countee Cullen
on 1/1/2000
168. What Lips My Lips Have Kissed, And Where, And Why (Sonnet ..
What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why,
I have forgotten, and what arms have lain
Edna St. Vincent Millay poet by Edna St. Vincent Millay
on 1/1/2000
169. A Ritual To Read To Each Other
If you don't know the kind of person I am
and I don't know the kind of person you are
William Stafford poet by William Stafford
on 1/1/2000
170. A Hero
Three times I had the lust to kill,
To clutch a throat so young and fair,
Robert William Service poet by Robert William Service
on 1/1/2000
171. A Farewell
Flow down, cold rivulet, to the sea,
Thy tribute wave deliver:
Alfred Lord Tennyson poet by Alfred Lord Tennyson
on 1/1/2000
172. Ah Love
What is it with Love
That makes me
Ronberge (anno primo) poet by Ronberge (anno primo)
on 1/1/2000
173. * Dreams Lost In Water
No distance ever separates
Dreams and desires
Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet by Naseer Ahmed Nasir
on 1/1/2000
174. ~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
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