Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
151. Hilaire Belloc poet Tarantella by Hilaire Belloc
Do you remember an Inn,
Miranda?
6.72 24
152. Gwendolyn Brooks poet To Be In Love by Gwendolyn Brooks
To be in love
Is to touch with a lighter hand.
7.98 9
153. 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.
5.84 11
154. 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;
7.38 17
155. John Donne poet For Whom The Bell Tolls by John Donne
PERCHANCE he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as that he
knows not it tolls for him; and perchance I may think myself so
6.72 16
156. Thomas Hood poet I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood
I Remember, I Remember
I remember, I remember
7.39 26
157. Jack Prelutsky poet As Soon As Fred Gets Out Of Bed by Jack Prelutsky
As soon as Fred gets out of bed,
his underwear goes on his head.
7.69 11
158. 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?
7.04 25
159. Lucille Clifton poet Homage To My Hips by Lucille Clifton
these hips are big hips.
they need space to
8.22 26
160. Oscar Wilde poet Her Voice by Oscar Wilde
THE wild bee reels from bough to bough
With his furry coat and his gauzy wing.
6.85 27
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,
6.05 37
162. 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
163. Hasmukh Amathalal poet Miss ', I Really Miss (101) /500 ### by Hasmukh Amathalal Gold Star - 216,130 Points
I was stepping in to become young
I thought it is nice journey but too long
8.67 413
164. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet The Arrow And The Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I shot an arrow into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
6.49 11
165. Robert Browning poet My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
FERRARA.
That's my last Duchess painted on the wall,
7.23 18
166. Sara Teasdale poet Advice To A Girl by Sara Teasdale
No one worth possessing
Can be quite possessed;
7.80 13
167. Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet Sonnet 43 - How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count The Ways by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
XLIII
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
7.41 23
168. Robert Burns poet A Fond Kiss by Robert Burns
A fond kiss, and then we sever;
A farewell, and then forever!
6.83 21
169. Thomas Hardy poet A Broken Appointment by Thomas Hardy
You did not come,
And marching Time drew on, and wore me numb.
6.33 17
170. Dorothy Parker poet "Star Light, Star Bright--" by Dorothy Parker
Star, that gives a gracious dole,
What am I to choose?
6.88 14
171. Carl Sandburg poet Fog by Carl Sandburg
The fog comes
on little cat feet.
7.67 9
172. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet All Things Will Die by Alfred Lord Tennyson
All Things will Die
Clearly the blue river chimes in its flowing
6.12 14
173. Alice Walker poet Expect Nothing by Alice Walker
Expect nothing. Live frugally
On surprise.
7.59 19
174. 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.
7.42 28
175. Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet Internally Displaced Persons (Idps) by Naseer Ahmed Nasir Freshman - 514 Points
They leave their homes
Unwillingly forced
9.57 536
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