Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


# Title Poet
151. "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
152. 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
153. Incident
Once riding in old Baltimore,
Heart-filled, head-filled with glee,
Countee Cullen poet by Countee Cullen
on 1/1/2000
154. On Pain
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses
your understanding.
Khalil Gibran poet by Khalil Gibran
on 1/1/2000
155. 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
156. * Dreams Lost In Water
No distance ever separates
Dreams and desires
Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet by Naseer Ahmed Nasir
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. The Swing
How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
Robert Louis Stevenson poet by Robert Louis Stevenson
on 1/1/2000
159. All nature has a feeling
All nature has a feeling: woods, fields, brooks
Are life eternal: and in silence they
John Clare poet by John Clare
on 1/1/2000
160. My Last Duchess
That's my last Duchess painted on the wall,
Robert Browning poet by Robert Browning
on 1/1/2000
161. The British
Take some Picts, Celts and Silures
And let them settle,
Benjamin Zephaniah poet by Benjamin Zephaniah
on 1/1/2000
162. "?"
If you had the choice of two women to wed,
(Though of course the idea is quite absurd)
Robert William Service poet by Robert William Service
on 1/1/2000
163. 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
164. 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
165. 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
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. Fog
The fog comes
on little cat feet.
Carl Sandburg poet by Carl Sandburg
on 1/1/2000
168. Prayer Before Birth
I am not yet born; O hear me.
Let not the bloodsucking bat or the rat or the stoat or the
Louis Macneice poet by Louis Macneice
on 1/1/2000
169. Fleas
Ogden Nash poet by Ogden Nash
on 1/1/2000
170. 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
171. Ah Love
What is it with Love
That makes me
Ronberge (anno primo) poet by Ronberge (anno primo)
on 1/1/2000
172. 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
173. Dream Land
Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet by Christina Georgina Rossetti
on 1/1/2000
174. 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
175. ' 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
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