Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
201. 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
202. A Pretty Woman
I.
That fawn-skin-dappled hair of hers,
Robert Browning poet by Robert Browning
on 1/1/2000
203. Advice to a Girl
No one worth possessing
Can be quite possessed;
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 1/1/2000
204. A Child's Garden
R. L. Stevenson
Now there is nothing wrong with me
Rudyard Kipling poet by Rudyard Kipling
on 1/1/2000
205. Conscientious Objector
I shall die, but
that is all that I shall do for Death.
Edna St. Vincent Millay poet by Edna St. Vincent Millay
on 1/1/2000
206. Marks
My husband gives me an A
for last night's supper,
Linda Pastan poet by Linda Pastan
on 1/1/2000
207. Friendship
What's friendship? The hangover's faction,
The gratis talk of outrage,
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin poet by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
on 1/1/2000
208. 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
209. Fate
Deep in the man sits fast his fate
To mould his fortunes, mean or great:
Ralph Waldo Emerson poet by Ralph Waldo Emerson
on 1/1/2000
210. Smudge of Blood
Here, this smudge of blood,
Of a tender boy of eleven,
Nooruddeen Mathilakathveetil poet by Nooruddeen Mathilakathveetil
on 1/1/2000
211. A Wish
I ask not that my bed of death
From bands of greedy heirs be free;
Matthew Arnold poet by Matthew Arnold
on 1/1/2000
212. Father Death Blues
Hey Father Death, I'm flying home
Hey poor man, you're all alone
Allen Ginsberg poet by Allen Ginsberg
on 1/1/2000
213. 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
214. Be Drunk
You have to be always drunk. That's all there is to it--it's the
only way. So as not to feel the horrible burden of time that breaks
Charles Baudelaire poet by Charles Baudelaire
on 1/1/2000
215. The Panther
His vision, from the constantly passing bars,
has grown so weary that it cannot hold
Rainer Maria Rilke poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
on 1/1/2000
216. The Horses
Barely a twelvemonth after
The seven days war that put the world to sleep,
Edwin Muir poet by Edwin Muir
on 1/1/2000
217. The Suicide's Argument
Ere the birth of my life, if I wished it or no
No question was asked me--it could not be so !
Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
on 1/1/2000
218. Andy's Gone With Cattle

Our Andy's gone to battle now
Henry Lawson poet by Henry Lawson
on 1/1/2000
219. ~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
220. Flower of Love
Sweet, I blame you not, for mine the fault was, had I not been made of common
clay
Oscar Wilde poet by Oscar Wilde
on 1/1/2000
221. Love Is Not All
Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink
Nor slumber nor a roof against the rain;
Edna St. Vincent Millay poet by Edna St. Vincent Millay
on 1/1/2000
222. Traveling Through The Dark
Traveling through the dark I found a deer
dead on the edge of the Wilson River road.
William Stafford poet by William Stafford
on 1/1/2000
223. Dis poetry
Dis poetry is like a riddim dat drops
De tongue fires a riddim dat shoots like shots
Benjamin Zephaniah poet by Benjamin Zephaniah
on 1/1/2000
224. 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
225. Angel of Death
In darkness of the night
I spied him in a tree
Udiah (witness to Yah) poet by Udiah (witness to Yah)
on 1/1/2000
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