Ode to a Nightingale
Ode to a Nightingale
Nathaniel Hawthorne

100 Great Poems


Poems you may appreciate now more than you would have in school. Grouped by category to help you find what fits your mood: Nature Poems, Love Poems, Self-Reflection/Metaphysical Poems, "Off-Beat" Poems, and Joyful Poems.

We also offer Children's Poems, Poetry for Students, and American Patriotic Songs
Have five minutes to spare? Pick one from our collection of 75 Short Short Stories


Nature Poems



A Red, Red Rose
A Red, Red Rose

Love Poems



Song of Myself
Song of Myself

Self-Reflection/Metaphysical Poems



Magdalen Walks
The Hunting of the Snark

"Off-Beat" Poems



Songs of Innocence: Infant Joy
Songs of Innocence: Infant Joy

Joyful Poems



Do you have a favorite poem in the public domain? Please email your suggestions to amlit.editor@gmail.com.

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Not much time to spare? You might enjoy reading one of our 75 Short Short Stories

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