To check out a poem, find out who the most famous contemporary or historical poets are or what the most popular poems are these days,
http://www.poets.org is the place to go.
Currently on their lists at Poets.org, Langston Hughes is the most popular(most searched) historical poet and his poem "Dreams" is in the #2 spot for most popular poem.
|by Langston Hughes|
Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.
If you like poetry, I suggest a visit to Poets.Org at http://www.poets.org