Treasure Island

Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
201. 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
202. A Farewell
Flow down, cold rivulet, to the sea,
Thy tribute wave deliver:
Alfred Lord Tennyson poet by Alfred Lord Tennyson
on 1/1/2000
203. Talking Turkeys!
Be nice to yu turkeys dis christmas
Cos' turkeys just wanna hav fun
Benjamin Zephaniah poet by Benjamin Zephaniah
on 1/1/2000
204. Homage to My Hips
these hips are big hips.
they need space to
Lucille Clifton poet by Lucille Clifton
on 1/1/2000
205. To A Daughter Leaving Home
When I taught you
at eight to ride
Linda Pastan poet by Linda Pastan
on 1/1/2000
206. A Game of Fives
Five little girls, of Five, Four, Three, Two, One:
Rolling on the hearthrug, full of tricks and fun.
Lewis Carroll poet by Lewis Carroll
on 1/1/2000
207. 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
208. 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
209. If I Were In Charge of the World
If I were in charge of the world
I'd cancel oatmeal,
Judith Viorst poet by Judith Viorst
on 1/1/2000
210. 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
211. 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
212. Advice to a Girl
No one worth possessing
Can be quite possessed;
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 1/1/2000
213. When The Frost Is On The Punkin
When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder's in the shock
And you hear the kyouck and gobble of the struttin' turkey cock
James Whitcomb Riley poet by James Whitcomb Riley
on 1/1/2000
214. A Child's Garden
R. L. Stevenson
Now there is nothing wrong with me
Rudyard Kipling poet by Rudyard Kipling
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. 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
217. 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
218. 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
219. Adlestrop
Yes, I remember Adlestrop --
The name, because one afternoon
Edward Thomas poet by Edward Thomas
on 1/1/2000
220. 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
221. 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
222. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
S'io credesse che mia risposta fosse
A persona che mai tornasse al mondo,
T. S. Eliot poet by T. S. Eliot
on 1/1/2000
223. 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
224. 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
225. 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
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