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Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
151. 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
7.90 13
152. 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
153. Benjamin Zephaniah poet Talking Turkeys! by Benjamin Zephaniah
Be nice to yu turkeys dis christmas
Cos' turkeys just wanna hav fun
7.32 6
154. Li Po poet Drinking Alone by Li Po
I take my wine jug out among the flowers
to drink alone, without friends.
7.01 25
155. yoonoos peerbocus poet A baby's view of abortion by yoonoos peerbocus Rookie
I came as tomorrow
Swaddled in innocence
8.34 327
156. Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet * Dreams Lost In Water by Naseer Ahmed Nasir Rookie - 0 Points
No distance ever separates
Dreams and desires
8.68 333
157. William Carlos Williams poet A Sort of a Song by William Carlos Williams
Let the snake wait under
his weed
5.88 5
158. Margaret Atwood poet A Sad Child by Margaret Atwood
You're sad because you're sad.
It's psychic. It's the age. It's chemical.
7.50 15
159. Hilaire Belloc poet Tarantella by Hilaire Belloc
Do you remember an Inn,
Miranda?
6.72 22
160. Gwendolyn Brooks poet To Be In Love by Gwendolyn Brooks
To be in love
Is to touch with a lighter hand.
7.94 6
161. Carl Sandburg poet Fog by Carl Sandburg
The fog comes
on little cat feet.
7.66 5
162. Edwin Arlington Robinson poet A Happy Man by Edwin Arlington Robinson
When these graven lines you see,
Traveller, do not pity me;
6.19 29
163. William Stafford poet A Ritual To Read To Each Other by William Stafford
If you don't know the kind of person I am
and I don't know the kind of person you are
7.77 10
164. Robert Louis Stevenson poet Love, What Is Love by Robert Louis Stevenson
LOVE - what is love? A great and aching heart;
Wrung hands; and silence; and a long despair.
7.36 27
165. Ogden Nash poet Fleas by Ogden Nash
Adam
Had'em
7.03 9
166. Ronberge (anno primo) poet Ah Love by Ronberge (anno primo) Rookie
What is it with Love
That makes me
7.22 48
167. Benjamin Zephaniah poet The British by Benjamin Zephaniah
Take some Picts, Celts and Silures
And let them settle,
6.77 9
168. Ezra Pound poet A Girl by Ezra Pound
The tree has entered my hands,
The sap has ascended my arms,
6.05 4
169. Jennifer Rondeau poet Fallen Angel by Jennifer Rondeau Rookie
I have fallen from sky,
Fallen to the ground,
8.50 34
170. 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,
7.89 30
171. Robert Browning poet My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
FERRARA.
That's my last Duchess painted on the wall,
7.24 12
172. Matthew Arnold poet Growing Old by Matthew Arnold
What is it to grow old?
Is it to lose the glory of the form,
6.12 15
173. Thomas Hardy poet "How Great My Grief" (Triolet) by Thomas Hardy
How great my grief, my joys how few,
Since first it was my fate to know thee!
6.24 16
174. Thomas Hardy poet A Broken Appointment by Thomas Hardy
You did not come,
And marching Time drew on, and wore me numb.
6.26 15
175. Robert Browning poet A Woman's Last Word by Robert Browning
I.
Let's contend no more, Love,
5.97 19
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