Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
176. ' 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
177. 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
178. 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
179. 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
180. 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
181. In a Station of the Metro
The apparition of these faces in the crowd;
petals on a wet, black bough.
Ezra Pound poet by Ezra Pound
on 1/1/2000
182. 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
183. Fleas
Adam
Had'em
Ogden Nash poet by Ogden Nash
on 1/1/2000
184. Here Dead We Lie
Here dead we lie
Because we did not choose
Alfred Edward Housman poet by Alfred Edward Housman
on 1/1/2000
185. The Moment
The moment when, after many years
of hard work and a long voyage
Margaret Atwood poet by Margaret Atwood
on 1/1/2000
186. A Good Boy
I woke before the morning, I was happy all the day,
I never said an ugly word, but smiled and stuck to play.
Robert Louis Stevenson poet by Robert Louis Stevenson
on 1/1/2000
187. A Girl
The tree has entered my hands,
The sap has ascended my arms,
Ezra Pound poet by Ezra Pound
on 1/1/2000
188. 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
189. Amazing Grace
Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound!)
That sav'd a wretch like me!
John Newton poet by John Newton
on 1/1/2000
190. A Strange Wild Song
He thought he saw an Elephant
That practised on a fife:
Lewis Carroll poet by Lewis Carroll
on 1/1/2000
191. "How Great My Grief" (Triolet)
How great my grief, my joys how few,
Since first it was my fate to know thee!
Thomas Hardy poet by Thomas Hardy
on 1/1/2000
192. To A Daughter Leaving Home
When I taught you
at eight to ride
Linda Pastan poet by Linda Pastan
on 1/1/2000
193. The Emperor Of Ice-Cream
Call the roller of big cigars,
The muscular one, and bid him whip
Wallace Stevens poet by Wallace Stevens
on 1/1/2000
194. To His Coy Mistress
Had we but World enough, and Time,
This coyness Lady were no crime.
Andrew Marvell poet by Andrew Marvell
on 1/1/2000
195. Rain
Rain, midnight rain, nothing but the wild rain
On this bleak hut, and solitude, and me
Edward Thomas poet by Edward Thomas
on 1/1/2000
196. Drinking Alone
I take my wine jug out among the flowers
to drink alone, without friends.
Li Po poet by Li Po
on 1/1/2000
197. A Vision
Two crowned Kings, and One that stood alone
With no green weight of laurels round his head,
Oscar Wilde poet by Oscar Wilde
on 1/1/2000
198. ~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
199. Ithaca
When you set out for Ithaka
ask that your way be long,
Constantine P. Cavafy poet by Constantine P. Cavafy
on 1/1/2000
200. Good-by
Good-by, proud world, I'm going home,
Thou'rt not my friend, and I'm not thine;
Ralph Waldo Emerson poet by Ralph Waldo Emerson
on 1/1/2000
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