Top 500 Poems


# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
176. Thomas Hood poet I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood
I Remember, I Remember
I remember, I remember
7.37 26
177. Robert Browning poet A Woman's Last Word by Robert Browning
Let's contend no more, Love,
5.99 21
178. 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,
6.02 35
179. Allen Ginsberg poet A Supermarket In California by Allen Ginsberg
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
7.34 8
180. Fabrizio Frosini poet Nocturnal Snowing by Fabrizio Frosini Gold Star - 69,625 Points
«Let this fluffy snow fall upon our
Dreams and make them shine! »
9.82 98
181. 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 16
182. Li Po poet Alone Looking At The Mountain by Li Po
All the birds have flown up and gone;
A lonely cloud floats leisurely by.
6.68 35
183. 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
7.76 11
184. William Carlos Williams poet A Sort Of A Song by William Carlos Williams
Let the snake wait under
his weed
5.89 5
185. Wilfred Owen poet Disabled by Wilfred Owen
He sat in a wheeled chair, waiting for dark,
And shivered in his ghastly suit of grey,
7.11 12
186. Sylvia Plath poet Cinderella by Sylvia Plath
The prince leans to the girl in scarlet heels,
Her green eyes slant, hair flaring in a fan
8.18 13
187. Ezra Pound poet A Girl by Ezra Pound
The tree has entered my hands,
The sap has ascended my arms,
6.09 5
188. Khalil Gibran poet A Tear And A Smile by Khalil Gibran
I would not exchange the sorrows of my heart
For the joys of the multitude.
6.25 17
189. 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
190. Ted Kooser poet A Birthday Poem by Ted Kooser
Just past dawn, the sun stands
with its heavy red head
6.51 13
191. Anaïs Nin poet Risk by Anaïs Nin
And then the day came,
when the risk
8.07 12
192. Lewis Carroll poet A Strange Wild Song by Lewis Carroll
He thought he saw an Elephant
That practised on a fife:
6.67 20
193. Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet The Suicide's Argument by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Ere the birth of my life, if I wished it or no
No question was asked me--it could not be so !
6.79 32
194. Benjamin Zephaniah poet Dis Poetry by Benjamin Zephaniah
Dis poetry is like a riddim dat drops
De tongue fires a riddim dat shoots like shots
7.32 15
195. Li Po poet Drinking Alone by Li Po
I take my wine jug out among the flowers
to drink alone, without friends.
7.06 27
196. Sharon Olds poet The Unborn by Sharon Olds
Sometimes I can almost see, around our heads,
Like gnats around a streetlight in summer,
7.58 28
197. George Gordon Byron poet She Walks In Beauty by George Gordon Byron
She walks in Beauty, like the night
Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
7.62 19
198. Ted Kooser poet After Years by Ted Kooser
Today, from a distance, I saw you
walking away, and without a sound
8.22 11
199. Ogden Nash poet Fleas by Ogden Nash
7.04 9
200. Ralph Waldo Emerson poet Fate by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Deep in the man sits fast his fate
To mould his fortunes, mean or great:
6.61 19
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