Explore the Greatest Poetry

Explore the greatest poetry from the past and present. Here you’ll find the best poems of different poets, topics, categories and more to explore, learn about and read.

Best Deep Love Poems 

Throughout time, poets have penned deep love poems that touched the hearts of readers around the world. Some of the most effective are included on this list.

Best Poems Ever Written

Although what makes good poetry is always going to be up for debate, the poems on this list are generally agreed upon as some of the best ever written. 

Best Poems for Weddings 

Throughout history, poets have written about love, companionship, and the possibility of finding a soul mate. Below are a few poems that delve into these topics effectively.

Best Poems with Metaphors 

Throughout the history of poetic language, there have been incredible examples of metaphors. On this list are a few of the most effective. 

10 of the Best Poems about Grief 

Throughout history, writers have engaged with the subject of grief. Wherever there is love and passion, there is also grief and loss. Explore this list of a few of the best poems about grief.

Best Love Poems for a Girlfriend

On this list, discover some of the famous poems that can be expressed to girlfriends to express love in the most poetic of ways.

10 of the Best Poems about the Heart

Here is a list of 10 heart-to-heart poems from poets ranging from William Shakespeare, Dante Alighieri, Emily Dickinson, and Dylan Thomas. These poems explore the nature of love, heartache, and hearty emotions stored within.

10 Touching Poems about Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ remained the inspiration to several poets from as early as the middle age to modern times. The list explores ten different ways to explore Christ in poetic form.

10 of the Best Basketball Poems

On this list, readers will find ten of the best poems about basketball. They explore memories of youth, family, and friendships while at the same time celebrating the game.

10 of the Best Poems for Father’s Day

On this list, readers will find ten of the best poems to read in celebration of father’s day. They explore themes of child/parent relationships, love, and generational wisdom.

10 of the Best LGBTQ Poems

On this list, readers will find ten of the best LGBTQ poems. They touch on topics like love, identity, and passion.

10 of the Best Poems About Camping

On this list, readers will find ten of the best poems about camping. These pieces touch on topics like campfires, sleeping under the night sky, and the mystical patterns the stars form overhead.

10 Incredible Poems of the Black Lives Matter Movement

On this list, readers will find ten incredible poems inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. Some celebrate Black history, identity, and love while others mourn the loss of countless men and women, like Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

Carpe Diem Poems

Carpe Diem poems aim to instruct the readers or make them understand/celebrate the present than focusing on the past or future.

10 of the Best Poems about Money

This list of the best poems about money explores how poets think about wealth and materialism from different perspectives. It features the works of Charles Bukowski, W.H. Davies, Philip Larkin, Simon Armitage, and many more.

10 of the Best Poems about Easter

Whether you celebrate Easter religiously or enjoy the season for its spring-time weather and uplifting traditions, there is a poem on this list for you.

12 Best Earth Day Poems

On this list, readers will find a few of the best poems to celebrate Earth Day by authors likes Emerson, Wordsworth, Dickinson, and Thoreau.

12 Poems about Change

Change affects everyone, whether it comes with time, with shifts in relationships, jobs, or one’s emotional state.

Black History Poems

The arrival of February every year reminds us of black people and their sufferings in the foreign land. Though the slavery system has come to an end, the scar still remains afresh with history.

15 Moving Poems about Slavery

Slavery has been a part of human history from the earliest times to the present day. At the same time, the voice against it is also recorded in history.

US Presidential Inaugural Poems

Over the course of American history, a tradition of inaugural poets writing poems to be read at presidential inaugurations has been born.

13 Blank Verse Poems 

On this list, readers will find thirteen incredible poems written in blank verse or unrhymed iambic pentameter.

12 of the Best Poems About Dreams

On this list, readers will find twelve of the best poems about dreams and dreaming. These present dreams as something positive— a form of escape and pleasure, and something negative— a space where unpleasant memories return.