Top 500 Poems


 

# Poet Poem User Rating Comment Count
201. Benjamin Zephaniah poet Dis Poetry by Benjamin Zephaniah
Dis poetry is like a riddim dat drops
De tongue fires a riddim dat shoots like shots
7.35 15
202. 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 !
6.79 32
203. John Newton poet Amazing Grace by John Newton
Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound!)
That sav'd a wretch like me!
7.44 20
204. Thomas Hardy poet I Need Not Go by Thomas Hardy
I need not go
Through sleet and snow
6.13 27
205. William Carlos Williams poet A Sort Of A Song by William Carlos Williams
Let the snake wait under
his weed
5.89 5
206. Ogden Nash poet Adventures Of Isabel by Ogden Nash
Isabel met an enormous bear,
Isabel, Isabel, didn't care;
6.97 5
207. Ronberge (anno primo) poet Ah Love by Ronberge (anno primo) Rookie
What is it with Love
That makes me
7.22 48
208. 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
209. 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.
6.58 17
210. Li Po poet Drinking Alone by Li Po
I take my wine jug out among the flowers
to drink alone, without friends.
7.06 27
211. Lewis Carroll poet The Crocodile by Lewis Carroll
How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
7.00 15
212. Anne Sexton poet 45 Mercy Street by Anne Sexton
In my dream,
drilling into the marrow
6.99 14
213. 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
214. Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi poet A Moment Of Happiness by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
A moment of happiness,
you and I sitting on the verandah,
5.91 10
215. 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
216. Ralph Waldo Emerson poet Fate by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Deep in the man sits fast his fate
To mould his fortunes, mean or great:
6.61 19
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 12
218. Christina Georgina Rossetti poet Dream Land by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
6.85 20
219. Robert Browning poet A Pretty Woman by Robert Browning
I.
That fawn-skin-dappled hair of hers,
5.61 15
220. Robert Desnos poet I Have Dreamed Of You So Much by Robert Desnos
I have dreamed of you so much that you are no longer real.
Is there still time for me to reach your breathing body, to kiss your mouth and make
6.06 13
221. Allan Ahlberg poet Please Mrs Butler by Allan Ahlberg
Please Mrs Butler
This boy Derek Drew
8.28 9
222. Ernestine Northover poet Anywhere You Choose by Ernestine Northover Freshman - 810 Points
With this heart I'll meet you,
With this heart I'll greet you,
7.46 20
223. Linda Pastan poet To A Daughter Leaving Home by Linda Pastan
When I taught you
at eight to ride
7.45 19
224. Marieta Maglas poet Your Words Of Love by Marieta Maglas Bronze Star - 2,578 Points
I have seemingly missed your words of love,
Those words that were written in the sand
9.65 229
225. 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 28
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