Top 50 Famous Poetry ever written


1. Where the Sidewalk Ends

Shel Silverstein | 1974 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


2. A Light in the Attic

Shel Silverstein | 1981 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


3. Milk and Honey

Rupi Kaur | 2014 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


4. The Giving Tree

Shel Silverstein | 1964 | ★★★★★ | amazon.com


5. Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman | 1855 | ★★★☆☆ | amazon.com


6. The Sun and Her Flowers

Rupi Kaur | 2017 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


7. Ariel

Sylvia Plath | 1965 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


8. Howl and Other Poems

Allen Ginsberg | 1956 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


9. The Complete Stories and Poems

Edgar Allan Poe | 1966 | ★★★★★ | amazon.com


10. Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

Pablo Neruda | 1924 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


11. The Prophet

Kahlil Gibran | 1923 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


12. The Waste Land and Other Poems

T.S. Eliot | 1922 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


13. The Princess Saves Herself in this One

Amanda Lovelace | 2016 | ★★★☆☆ | amazon.com


14. Salt

Nayyirah Waheed | 2013 | ★★★★★ | amazon.com


15. Les Fleurs du Mal

Charles Baudelaire | 1857 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


16. Citizen: An American Lyric

Claudia Rankine | 2014 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


17. Sonnets

William Shakespeare | 1609 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


18. The Odyssey

Homer | -720 | ★☆☆☆☆ | amazon.com


19. The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats

W.B. Yeats | 1997 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


20. Crush

Richard Siken | 2005 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


21. Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth

Warsan Shire | 2011 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


22. The Raven

Edgar Allan Poe | 1844 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


23. 100 Selected Poems

E.E. Cummings | 1954 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


24. The Collected Poems

Sylvia Plath | 1981 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


25. Letters to a Young Poet

Rainer Maria Rilke | 1929 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


26. Autobiography of Red

Anne Carson | 1998 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


27. The Poetry of Robert Frost

Robert Frost | 1969 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


28. No Matter the Wreckage

Sarah Kay | 2014 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


29. The Complete Poems

Anne Sexton | 1981 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


30. Night Sky with Exit Wounds

Ocean Vuong | 2016 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


31. Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson | 2014 | ★★★☆☆ | amazon.com


32. The Waste Land

T.S. Eliot | 1922 | ★★★☆☆ | amazon.com


33. Paradise Lost

John Milton | 1667 | ★☆☆☆☆ | amazon.com


34. Songs of Innocence and of Experience

William Blake | 1794 | ★★★☆☆ | amazon.com


35. The Iliad

Homer | -720 | ★★☆☆☆ | amazon.com


36. Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poems

Billy Collins | 2001 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


37. The Essential Rumi

Rumi | 1273 | ★★★★★ | amazon.com


38. A Thousand Mornings

Mary Oliver | 2012 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


39. The Complete Poems

John Keats | 1820 | ★★★★☆ | amazon.com


40. Love & Misadventure

Lang Leav | 2013 | ★★★☆☆ | amazon.com


41. Beowulf

Unknown | 975 | ☆☆☆☆☆ | amazon.com


42. Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats

T.S. Eliot | 1939 | ★★★☆☆ | amazon.com


43. Inferno

Dante Alighieri | 1320 | ★★★☆☆ | amazon.com


44. The Divine Comedy

Dante Alighieri | 1321 | ★★★☆☆ | amazon.com


45. Love That Dog

Sharon Creech | 2001 | ★★★☆☆ | amazon.com


46. Lullabies

Lang Leav | 2014 | ★★★☆☆ | amazon.com


47. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Samuel Taylor Coleridge | 1798 | ★★★☆☆ | amazon.com


48. The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer | 1390 | ☆☆☆☆☆ | amazon.com


49. The Witch Doesn’t Burn In This One

Amanda Lovelace | 2018 | ★★☆☆☆ | amazon.com


50. The Aeneid

Virgil | -19 | ★★☆☆☆ | amazon.com