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Top 100 Poems of All Time

Top 100 poems of all-time. These popular poems are the 100 all-time best poems written by international web poets and chosen by PoetrySoup members. See also Best New Poems (Past Month) and Top 100 Famous Poets - All Time.

RankPoemTitlePoet  
1 Cinder Girl Andrea Dietrich
2 Indian Ink Poet Destroyer A
3 Violin Elaine George
4 The Sowing Debbie Guzzi
5 Where The Sycamore Grew Carrie Richards
6 A Cathartic Weave Of Three Maurice Yvonne
7 Love Passing By elizabeth wesley
8 Broken People Richard Lamoureux
9 REFLECTION SKAT A
10 Disposable Wisdom Carolyn Devonshire
11 The Poet Who Never Was Paul Callus
12 Wind From The Sea David Meade
13 SWITCH magazine Chris D. Aechtner
14 Twilight Aurora Silent One
15 Petal Keith Bickerstaffe
16 One Brief Moment john fleming
17 WHEN I STOP AND PRAY William Robinson
18 Forgotten Heroes of the Somme Howard Bull
19 To Be With You - Justin Bordner
20 AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION JAN ALLISON
21 Hard Times Jim Fish
22 Natures Gift Charlie Smith
23 A smile appeared White Wolf
24 Uncharted Waters Rhonda Johnson-Saunders
25 Never Shame a Woman Eileen Manassian
26 Rape Charlotte Jade Puddifoot
27 Tell the Night to Hold Me Gregory R Barden
28 Who But God Daniel Turner
29 A Near Death Experience of A Sweetheart Linda-Marie SweetHeart
30 H-E-A-R-T of L-O-V-E Pace INK-U-SCRIPT
31 Starry Starry Night Maria Williams
32 Tranquility Connie Marcum Wong
33 Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field Robert Lindley
34 Within Reason- Maurice Yvonne and Seren Roberts Seren Roberts
35 Does your heart share this moon tonight Chris Green
36 Best Friend Defined Dana Smith
37 Like Zephyr Breeze Charmaine Chircop
38 Leaf Tim Smith
39 The End Gary Bateman
40 A Poetry Collection arthur vaso
41 Where The White Rose Blooms Kelly Deschler
42 NATURES WONDERFUL GARDEN Teppo Gren
43 - Peace, Love, and Gods Greatest Gift - Sunshine Smile
44 Eternal Life And The Total Self Sandra Haight
45 Poet in Recluse Lin Lane
46 Angels Frederic Parker
47 Her Masterpiece Is Her Story Madison Marie
48 Half Of A Heart Sara Kendrick
49 ONLY EVER WITH YOU Olive Eloisa Guillermo - Fraser
50 The Old Painter James Marshall Goff
51 The Stone Terry O'Leary
52 her silent seams kabuteng P.iNk k.
53 The sacred art of dying joanna smith
54 There is still beauty Agnes Krampe
55 I DANCE Darren White
56 BIRTH daver austin
57 One Silent Word Freddie Robinson Jr.
58 Each small ornament reminds me of you Victor Buhagiar
59 Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old Rachel Kovacs
60 Autumn's Season Phyllis Babcock
61 This scar of mine Bella Cardenas
62 Ancient Warrior Brenda Meier-Hans
63 WORLD DAY AGAINST RACISM Demetrios Trifiatis
64 View It From Afar Emile Pinet
65 The Angel Inside Roy Jerden
66 Grandpa Bob Quigley
67 She read me Dr Seuss Drake Eszes
68 Do Not Grieve Your Muse KP Nunez
69 and that comes from within Broken Wings
70 The moon pours white wine Jeff Green
71 Recording/Re-playing/Recording/Re-playing Kristin Reynolds
72 Cocaine Is Her Name Lucilla Carrillo
73 Follow Me Mark Massey
74 AS FATHER IS TO HIS DAUGHTER nette onclaud
75 POETRY FOR POETS: i own this- edition scott thirtyseven
76 Pledge Of Eternal Love Nicola Byrne
77 All I Am James Inman
78 A Single Glance From You Becca Teagan
79 winter's afterglow Lynn Marie
80 In Love's Sweet Embrace Vladislav Raven
81 My Love Shall Find You Winged Warrior
82 A to Z of Good Thinking Robert Haigh
83 Poetry Soap Carole Duet
84 Puppets Of Hell On The Stage Of Life Carol Connell
85 Humanity Vince Suzadail Jr.
86 Shine Greta Robinson
87 The Universe of You John Wilowski
88 The one known as Destroyer Michael Byte
89 Dear Lucifer Laura Breidenthal
90 The Trail of a Raindrop kash poet
91 The Greatest Poet Ever RALPH TAYLOR
92 This Song is for my Mother Catman Cohen
93 I am willing,, a miracle Joe Maverick
94 A Poet's Cry Barbara Gorelick
95 Night-Blooming Jasmine Pandita Sanchez
96 In Another Time Phillip Garcia
97 Southern Beauty Mary Hoose
98 A Ripple In Time Donna Jones
99 Four Sisters Timothy Brumley
100 Northern Slaves Mustapha Mohammed