Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
201. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet The Arrow And The Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I shot an arrow into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
6.49 12
202. Li Po poet Drinking Alone by Li Po
I take my wine jug out among the flowers
to drink alone, without friends.
7.07 29
203. Robert Browning poet A Woman's Last Word by Robert Browning
I.
Let's contend no more, Love,
5.99 22
204. Louis Macneice poet Prayer Before Birth by Louis Macneice
I am not yet born; O hear me.
Let not the bloodsucking bat or the rat or the stoat or the
7.93 16
205. Muzahidul Reza poet Mediterranean Girl by Muzahidul Reza Gold Star - 40,990 Points
Indoor by technology, outdoor by speedy transport
I travel the world
9.28 714
206. Wendell Berry poet The Peace Of Wild Things by Wendell Berry
When despair grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
9.59 7
207. Ronberge (anno primo) poet Ah Love by Ronberge (anno primo) Rookie
What is it with Love
That makes me
7.22 50
208. John Newton poet Amazing Grace by John Newton
Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound!)
That sav'd a wretch like me!
7.44 20
209. Dan Brown poet Lost by Dan Brown Rookie - 62 Points
Lost in a world, that scares me to death,
Lost in a crowd, I'm losing my breath.
8.78 30
210. Thomas Hood poet I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood
I Remember, I Remember
I remember, I remember
7.39 25
211. Rudyard Kipling poet A Child's Garden by Rudyard Kipling
R. L. Stevenson
Now there is nothing wrong with me
6.11 23
212. 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.
6.62 19
213. Thomas Hardy poet I Need Not Go by Thomas Hardy
I need not go
Through sleet and snow
6.13 27
214. Christina Georgina Rossetti poet Dream Land by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
6.85 21
215. Robert Browning poet Life In A Love by Robert Browning
Escape me?
Never---
6.39 25
216. Matthew Arnold poet Growing Old by Matthew Arnold
What is it to grow old?
Is it to lose the glory of the form,
6.13 17
217. Ralph Waldo Emerson poet Fate by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Deep in the man sits fast his fate
To mould his fortunes, mean or great:
6.74 24
218. Adrian Henri poet Love Is... by Adrian Henri
Love is...
Love is feeling cold in the back of vans
6.75 22
219. Edward Thomas poet Adlestrop by Edward Thomas
Yes, I remember Adlestrop --
The name, because one afternoon
7.04 16
220. Sharon Olds poet The Unborn by Sharon Olds
Sometimes I can almost see, around our heads,
Like gnats around a streetlight in summer,
7.61 29
221. Michael Shepherd poet Love Love Love by Michael Shepherd Rookie
Oh it's so easy to say -
'Give what you think you lack -
6.42 36
222. Linda Pastan poet To A Daughter Leaving Home by Linda Pastan
When I taught you
at eight to ride
7.46 21
223. Anne Sexton poet 45 Mercy Street by Anne Sexton
In my dream,
drilling into the marrow
7.01 17
224. Alfred Edward Housman poet To An Athlete Dying Young by Alfred Edward Housman
The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
7.67 16
225. Robert Hayden poet Those Winter Sundays by Robert Hayden
Sundays too my father got up early
And put his clothes on in the blueback cold,
8.06 21
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