Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
176. A Pretty Woman
I.
That fawn-skin-dappled hair of hers,
Robert Browning poet by Robert Browning
on 1/1/2000
177. A Man's a Man for A' That
Is there for honesty poverty
That hings his head, an' a' that;
Robert Burns poet by Robert Burns
on 1/1/2000
178. 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
179. Dream Land
Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet by Christina Georgina Rossetti
on 1/1/2000
180. 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
181. A Code of Morals
Now Jones had left his new-wed bride to keep his house in order,
And hied away to the Hurrum Hills above the Afghan border,
Rudyard Kipling poet by Rudyard Kipling
on 1/1/2000
182. 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
183. I Need Not Go
I need not go
Through sleet and snow
Thomas Hardy poet by Thomas Hardy
on 1/1/2000
184. Adlestrop
Yes, I remember Adlestrop --
The name, because one afternoon
Edward Thomas poet by Edward Thomas
on 1/1/2000
185. A Sort of a Song
Let the snake wait under
his weed
William Carlos Williams poet by William Carlos Williams
on 1/1/2000
186. Hawk Roosting
I sit in the top of the wood, my eyes closed.
Inaction, no falsifying dream
Ted Hughes poet by Ted Hughes
on 1/1/2000
187. In a Station of the Metro
The tree has entered my hands,
The sap has ascended my arms,
Ezra Pound poet by Ezra Pound
on 1/1/2000
188. Advice to a Girl
No one worth possessing
Can be quite possessed;
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 1/1/2000
189. The British
Take some Picts, Celts and Silures
And let them settle,
Benjamin Zephaniah poet by Benjamin Zephaniah
on 1/1/2000
190. 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
191. 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
192. Risk
And then the day came,
when the risk
Anaïs Nin poet by Anaïs Nin
on 1/1/2000
193. To A Daughter Leaving Home
When I taught you
at eight to ride
Linda Pastan poet by Linda Pastan
on 1/1/2000
194. After Years
Today, from a distance, I saw you
walking away, and without a sound
Ted Kooser poet by Ted Kooser
on 1/1/2000
195. To Be In Love
To be in love
Is to touch with a lighter hand.
Gwendolyn Brooks poet by Gwendolyn Brooks
on 1/1/2000
196. 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
197. ' In This Autumn Of The Year...
In this Autumn of the year there be image
Pictorial earthtone's.....the artist's nirvana
Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR poet by Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
on 1/1/2000
198. Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
They leave their homes
Unwillingly forced
Naseer Ahmed Nasir poet by Naseer Ahmed Nasir
on 1/1/2000
199. Smudge of Blood
Here, this smudge of blood,
Of a tender boy of eleven,
Nooruddeen Mathilakathveetil poet by Nooruddeen Mathilakathveetil
on 1/1/2000
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