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Top 100 Famous Short Poems - All-Time Best Short Poems

Top 100 Famous Short Poems All-Time. These are the 100 all-time best and most popular short poems written by famous poets.


RankFamous PoemPoet
1 Im nobody! Who are you? Emily Dickinson
2 The Lesson Maya Angelou
3 The Power of a Smile Tupac Shakur
4 a total stranger one black day Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings
5 I float like a butterfly, sting like a bee Muhammad Ali
6 Life Through My Eyes Tupac Shakur
7 Friend Rabindranath Tagore
8 Loves Secret William Blake
9 The Rose that Grew from Concrete Tupac Shakur
10 We Alone Alice Walker
11 How far is it to Heaven? Emily Dickinson
12 I had no time to hate because Emily Dickinson
13 Still Here Langston Hughes
14 In the twilight rain Matsuo Basho
15 A Fairy Song William Shakespeare
16 Love Is Nikki Giovanni
17 When You Come Maya Angelou
18 Dream Deferred Langston Hughes
19 Happiness Carl Sandburg
20 Justice Langston Hughes
21 Love and Friendship Emily Bronte
22 Always Pablo Neruda
23 Now you see me Muhammad Ali
24 I Am Not Yours Sara Teasdale
25 IN THE FOREST Oscar Wilde
26 From time to time Matsuo Basho
27 Friendship Alexander Pushkin
28 The Door in the Dark Robert Frost
29 Before you knew you owned it Alice Walker
30 The Sea Is History Derek Walcott
31 Words Sylvia Plath
32 Passing Time Maya Angelou
33 Haiku Jack Kerouac
34 A Silly Poem Spike Milligan
35 silence Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings
36 So I Say GOODBYE Tupac Shakur
37 Love Sarah Fuller Flower Adams
38 Fire and Ice Robert Frost
39 Gratitude -- is not the mention Emily Dickinson
40 Before Sleep Ezra Pound
41 Dream Variations Langston Hughes
42 A Star Mother Goose
43 Sacrifice Ralph Waldo Emerson
44 Her Anxiety William Butler Yeats
45 The Hourglass Ben Jonson
46 i shall imagine life Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings
47 This Consciousness that is aware Emily Dickinson
48 A young heart with an old soul Tupac Shakur
49 There live a great man named Joe Muhammad Ali
50 for a rainy day D A Levy
51 Love is more thicker than forget Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings
52 Forgotten Language Shel Silverstein
53 Hope is the thing with feathers Emily Dickinson
54 Talent Carol Ann Duffy
55 Answers Elizabeth Jennings
56 Fall leaves fall Emily Bronte
57 To the Moon Percy Bysshe Shelley
58 Quiet Girl Langston Hughes
59 Cake Roger McGough
60 Ambition Over Adversity Tupac Shakur
61 Beautiful City Alfred Lord Tennyson
62 The Crazy Woman Gwendolyn Brooks
63 Days Ralph Waldo Emerson
64 How happy I was if I could forget Emily Dickinson
65 First winter rain Matsuo Basho
66 Me — wheee! Muhammad Ali
67 Autumn moonlight Matsuo Basho
68 Beautiful Women Walt Whitman
69 Autumn Fires Robert Louis Stevenson
70 Rememberance Maya Angelou
71 You Came, Too Nikki Giovanni
72 Flames Billy Collins
73 Never for Society Emily Dickinson
74 The Old Men Used to Sing Alice Walker
75 Longing Sara Teasdale
76 November Thomas Hood
77 The New Dog Linda Pastan
78 I Too Sing America Langston Hughes
79 Four-Letter Word James A Emanuel
80 Haiku Jack Kerouac
81 Gratitude To The Unknown Instructors William Butler Yeats
82 The Street Octavio Paz
83 Under the Harvest Moon Carl Sandburg
84 We Real Cool Gwendolyn Brooks
85 In spring rain Kobayashi Issa
86 To Jennie Mark Twain
87 Mrs Moon Roger McGough
88 Daybreak John Donne
89 Young Niggas Tupac Shakur
90 Heaven is what I cannot reach! Emily Dickinson
91 Autumn Valentine Dorothy Parker
92 Haiku Jack Kerouac
93 Discovery Richard Brautigan
94 Odysseus Decision Louise Gluck
95 Can You See the Pride in the Panther Tupac Shakur
96 A Conceit Maya Angelou
97 A Sunshiny Shower Mother Goose
98 Finding is the first Act Emily Dickinson
99 These Strangers in a foreign World Emily Dickinson
100 Counting Small-boned Bodies Robert Bly


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