Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
176. Margaret Atwood poet The Moment by Margaret Atwood
The moment when, after many years
of hard work and a long voyage
8.20 7
177. Alfred Lord Tennyson poet Crossing the Bar by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Sunset and evening star,
And one clear call for me!
6.24 5
178. Hilaire Belloc poet The Early Morning by Hilaire Belloc
The moon on the one hand, the dawn on the other:
The moon is my sister, the dawn is my brother.
6.45 21
179. Wilfred Owen poet 1914 by Wilfred Owen
War broke: and now the Winter of the world
With perishing great darkness closes in.
6.31 12
180. Ezra Pound poet A Girl by Ezra Pound
The tree has entered my hands,
The sap has ascended my arms,
6.07 4
181. 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
182. Henry David Thoreau poet Indeed, Indeed I Cannot Tell by Henry David Thoreau
Indeed indeed, I cannot tell,
Though I ponder on it well,
7.16 23
183. Christina Georgina Rossetti poet Dream Land by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
6.82 20
184. Lucille Clifton poet Homage to My Hips by Lucille Clifton
these hips are big hips.
they need space to
8.20 25
185. Robert Louis Stevenson poet A Good Boy by Robert Louis Stevenson
I woke before the morning, I was happy all the day,
I never said an ugly word, but smiled and stuck to play.
6.58 17
186. Chinedu Dike poet Mandela - The Immortal Icon by Chinedu Dike Gold Star - 16,953 Points
The Peace Warrior Of Mzansi, among heroes - A Colossus!
Sun Of The Nation; A rare gift of Providence.
8.88 313
187. 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
188. Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin poet Friendship by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
What's friendship? The hangover's faction,
The gratis talk of outrage,
5.50 16
189. John Clare poet All nature has a feeling by John Clare
All nature has a feeling: woods, fields, brooks
Are life eternal: and in silence they
6.40 23
190. Robert Browning poet A Pretty Woman by Robert Browning
I.
That fawn-skin-dappled hair of hers,
5.61 14
191. Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet * Dreams Lost In Water by Naseer Ahmed Nasir Rookie - 6 Points
No distance ever separates
Dreams and desires
8.68 333
192. Ralph Waldo Emerson poet Good-by by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good-by, proud world, I'm going home,
Thou'rt not my friend, and I'm not thine;
6.73 24
193. Rudyard Kipling poet A Child's Garden by Rudyard Kipling
R. L. Stevenson
Now there is nothing wrong with me
6.05 17
194. Allen Ginsberg poet Father Death Blues by Allen Ginsberg
Hey Father Death, I'm flying home
Hey poor man, you're all alone
7.06 9
195. Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR poet ' Emeralds And Black Diamonds... by Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR Gold Star - 14,468 Points
Lie down lass, lie down, in sage green meadows
Your blouse flouncing open, in the teasing breeze
6.35 57
196. Henry Scott Holland poet Death is Nothing at All by Henry Scott Holland Rookie
Death is nothing at all.
I have only slipped away to the next room.
8.47 12
197. Sara Teasdale poet Advice to a Girl by Sara Teasdale
No one worth possessing
Can be quite possessed;
7.74 7
198. Anaïs Nin poet Risk by Anaïs Nin
And then the day came,
when the risk
8.06 9
199. Lewis Carroll poet A Strange Wild Song by Lewis Carroll
He thought he saw an Elephant
That practised on a fife:
6.66 20
200. Lewis Carroll poet The Crocodile by Lewis Carroll
How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
7.00 14
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