Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
201. Edna St. Vincent Millay poet Love Is Not All by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink
Nor slumber nor a roof against the rain;
7.45 7
202. Marieta Maglas poet Your Words Of Love by Marieta Maglas Veteran Poet - 1,220 Points
I have seemingly missed your words of love,
Those words that were written in the sand
9.65 224
203. Gary Soto poet A Red Palm by Gary Soto
You're in this dream of cotton plants.
You raise a hoe, swing, and the first weeds
7.23 8
204. Ezra Pound poet In A Station Of The Metro by Ezra Pound
The apparition of these faces in the crowd;
petals on a wet, black bough.
7.69 11
205. Anaïs Nin poet Risk by Anaïs Nin
And then the day came,
when the risk
8.06 9
206. Benjamin Zephaniah poet Talking Turkeys! by Benjamin Zephaniah
Be nice to yu turkeys dis christmas
Cos' turkeys just wanna hav fun
7.34 6
207. 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
208. 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 !
6.81 31
209. Sharon Olds poet The Unborn by Sharon Olds
Sometimes I can almost see, around our heads,
Like gnats around a streetlight in summer,
7.57 28
210. Lewis Carroll poet The Crocodile by Lewis Carroll
How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
7.00 14
211. Edna St. Vincent Millay poet Conscientious Objector by Edna St. Vincent Millay
I shall die, but
that is all that I shall do for Death.
5.47 11
212. Linda Pastan poet To A Daughter Leaving Home by Linda Pastan
When I taught you
at eight to ride
7.45 20
213. 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;
7.55 15
214. Fabrizio Frosini poet Nocturnal Snowing by Fabrizio Frosini Gold Star - 16,385 Points
«Let this fluffy snow fall upon our
Dreams and make them shine! »
9.83 54
215. Rudyard Kipling poet A Child's Garden by Rudyard Kipling
R. L. Stevenson
Now there is nothing wrong with me
6.08 17
216. 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
217. Andrew Marvell poet To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell
Had we but World enough, and Time,
This coyness Lady were no crime.
8.34 10
218. Henry David Thoreau poet The Moon by Henry David Thoreau
Time wears her not; she doth his chariot guide;
Mortality below her orb is placed.
7.06 16
219. 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
220. Wallace Stevens poet The Emperor Of Ice-Cream by Wallace Stevens
Call the roller of big cigars,
The muscular one, and bid him whip
8.55 14
221. Robert Burns poet A Man's A Man For A' That by Robert Burns
Is there for honesty poverty
That hings his head, an' a' that;
6.56 15
222. Anne Sexton poet 45 Mercy Street by Anne Sexton
In my dream,
drilling into the marrow
6.91 13
223. Christina Georgina Rossetti poet Dream Land by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
6.82 20
224. Robert Browning poet Life In A Love by Robert Browning
Escape me?
Never---
6.35 16
225. Brian Patten poet And Nothing Is Ever As You Want It To Be by Brian Patten
You lose your love for her and then
It is her who is lost,
8.98 16
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