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. Nikki Giovanni poet Knoxville Tennessee by Nikki Giovanni
I always like summer
Best
6.54 8
203. Rudyard Kipling poet A Code of Morals by Rudyard Kipling
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,
5.70 21
204. Benjamin Zephaniah poet Talking Turkeys! by Benjamin Zephaniah
Be nice to yu turkeys dis christmas
Cos' turkeys just wanna hav fun
7.34 6
205. 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
206. Ted Kooser poet A Birthday Poem by Ted Kooser
Just past dawn, the sun stands
with its heavy red head
6.49 12
207. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien poet I Sit and Think by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
I sit beside the fire and think
of all that I have seen,
8.45 9
208. 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;
6.54 14
209. Ralph Waldo Emerson poet Fate by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Deep in the man sits fast his fate
To mould his fortunes, mean or great:
6.59 18
210. Linda Pastan poet To A Daughter Leaving Home by Linda Pastan
When I taught you
at eight to ride
7.45 20
211. Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin poet Friendship by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
What's friendship? The hangover's faction,
The gratis talk of outrage,
5.50 16
212. 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
213. Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet A Moment Of Happiness by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
A moment of happiness,
you and I sitting on the verandah,
5.83 7
214. Robert Louis Stevenson poet Summer Sun by Robert Louis Stevenson
Great is the sun, and wide he goes
Through empty heaven with repose;
6.49 19
215. Christina Georgina Rossetti poet Dream Land by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
6.82 20
216. Edwin Muir poet The Horses by Edwin Muir
Barely a twelvemonth after
The seven days war that put the world to sleep,
7.81 24
217. Alfred Edward Housman poet Here Dead We Lie by Alfred Edward Housman
Here dead we lie
Because we did not choose
6.53 24
218. Ronberge (anno primo) poet Ah Love by Ronberge (anno primo) Rookie
What is it with Love
That makes me
7.22 48
219. Thomas Hardy poet I Need Not Go by Thomas Hardy
I need not go
Through sleet and snow
6.12 27
220. 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
221. Robert Browning poet A Pretty Woman by Robert Browning
I.
That fawn-skin-dappled hair of hers,
5.60 14
222. Udiah (witness to Yah) poet Angel of Death by Udiah (witness to Yah) Rookie - 7 Points
In darkness of the night
I spied him in a tree
8.03 30
223. 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
224. Edward Thomas poet Rain by Edward Thomas
Rain, midnight rain, nothing but the wild rain
On this bleak hut, and solitude, and me
7.09 18
225. Ralph Waldo Emerson poet Give All To Love by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Give all to love;
Obey thy heart;
6.55 14
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