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Dannie Abse Poet Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve 22-Sep-1923 28-Sep-2014 DEAD
Charles Follen Adams Poet Leedle Yawcob Strauss 21-Apr-1842 08-Mar-1918 DEAD
Léonie Adams Poet Those Not Elect 09-Dec-1899 27-Jun-1988 DEAD
James Agee Poet A Death in the Family 27-Nov-1909 16-May-1955 DEAD
Conrad Aiken Poet Earth Triumphant 05-Aug-1889 17-Aug-1973 DEAD
Mark Akenside Poet The Pleasures of the Imagination 09-Nov-1721 23-Jun-1770 DEAD
Anna Akhmatova Poet Poem Without a Hero 11-Jun-1889 05-Mar-1966 DEAD
Richard Aldington Poet Death of a Hero 08-Jul-1892 27-Jul-1962 DEAD
Thomas Bailey Aldrich Poet The Story of a Bad Boy 11-Nov-1836 19-Mar-1907 DEAD
Vicente Aleixandre Poet Spanish surrealist poet 26-Apr-1898 14-Dec-1984 DEAD
Hervey Allen Poet Ballads of the Border 08-Dec-1889 28-Dec-1949 DEAD
William Allingham Poet Day and Night Songs 19-Mar-1824 18-Nov-1889 DEAD
Moniza Alvi Poet The Country at My Shoulder 02-Feb-1954 TBD ADD
A. R. Ammons Poet Sphere 18-Feb-1926 25-Feb-2001 DEAD
Anacreon Poet Greek lyric poet ? TBD DEAD
Maya Angelou Poet I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 04-Apr-1928 28-May-2014 DEAD
Guillaume Apollinaire Poet Alcools, Calligrammes 26-Aug-1880 09-Nov-1918 DEAD
Louis Aragon Poet Communistic French poet 03-Oct-1897 24-Dec-1982 DEAD
Ludovico Ariosto Poet Orlando Furioso 08-Sep-1474 06-Jul-1533 DEAD
Matthew Arnold Poet Culture and Anarchy 24-Dec-1822 15-Apr-1888 DEAD
Juana de Asbaje Poet America's first feminist poet 12-Nov-1651 17-Apr-1695 DEAD
John Ashbery Poet Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror 28-Jul-1927 TBD ADD
W. H. Auden Poet The Age of Anxiety 21-Feb-1907 29-Sep-1973 DEAD
Hartmann von Aue Poet Der arme Heinrich 1170 1210 DEAD
Ausonius Poet Roman poet and rhetorician ? TBD DEAD
Alfred Austin Poet Poet Laureate of England, 1892-1913 30-May-1835 02-Jun-1913 DEAD
Kofi Awoonor Poet Rediscovery 13-Mar-1935 TBD ADD
Jean-Antoine de Baïf Poet Pléiade poet 1532 00-Oct-1589 DEAD
Evgeny Baratynsky Poet Russian Golden Age poet 19-Feb-1800 29-Jun-1844 DEAD
George Barker Poet Calamiterror 26-Feb-1913 27-Oct-1991 DEAD
Joel Barlow Poet The Hasty Pudding 25-Mar-1754 24-Dec-1812 DEAD
Matsuo Basho Poet Haiku master 1644 12-Oct-1694 DEAD
Charles Baudelaire Poet Les Fleurs du Mal 09-Apr-1821 31-Aug-1867 DEAD
Joachim du Bellay Poet French Pléiade poet 1522 01-Jan-1560 DEAD
Andrés Bello Poet South American intellectual, poet 29-Nov-1781 15-Oct-1865 DEAD
William Rose Benét Poet The Dust Which Is God 02-Feb-1886 04-May-1950 DEAD
Gottfried Benn Poet Postwar Germany's T. S. Eliot 02-May-1886 07-Jul-1956 DEAD
Steven Jesse Bernstein Poet Grunge poet and punk rocker 04-Dec-1950 22-Oct-1991 DEAD
Ted Berrigan Poet The Sonnets 15-Nov-1934 04-Jul-1983 DEAD
John Berryman Poet Homage to Mistress Bradstreet 25-Oct-1914 07-Jan-1972 DEAD
John Betjeman Poet Summoned By Bells 28-Aug-1906 19-May-1984 DEAD
Hayyim Nahman Bialik Poet Foremost Hebrew poet 09-Jan-1873 04-Jul-1934 DEAD
Frank Bidart Poet The Book of the Body 1939 TBD ADD
Elizabeth Bishop Poet North & South 08-Feb-1911 06-Oct-1979 DEAD
William Blake Poet English romantic poet and artist 28-Nov-1757 12-Aug-1827 DEAD
Blind Harry Poet Acts and Deeds of William Wallace 1470 1470 DEAD
Alexander Blok Poet Russian Silver Age poet 16-Nov-1880 07-Aug-1921 DEAD
Edmund Blunden Poet Undertones of War 01-Nov-1896 20-Jan-1974 DEAD
Robert Bly Poet Iron John: A Book About Men 23-Dec-1926 TBD ADD
Louise Bogan Poet The New Yorker poetry critic 11-Aug-1897 04-Feb-1970 DEAD
Matteo Maria Boiardo Poet Orlando Innamorato 1434 20-Dec-1494 DEAD
Nicolas Boileau Poet Satires du Sieur D... 01-Nov-1636 13-Mar-1711 DEAD
Eavan Boland Poet In a Time of Violence 24-Sep-1944 TBD ADD
Yves Bonnefoy Poet Du Mouvement et de l'immobilité de Douve 24-Jun-1923 01-Jul-2016 DEAD
Edgar Bowers Poet For Louis Pasteur 02-Mar-1924 04-Feb-2000 DEAD
Anne Bradstreet Poet The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America 1612 16-Sep-1672 DEAD
Robert Bridges Poet Prometheus the Firegiver 23-Oct-1844 21-Apr-1930 DEAD
Francisco Brines Poet Generation of 1950 1932 TBD ADD
Joseph Brodsky Poet "Social parasite" turned Poet Laureate 24-May-1940 28-Jan-1996 DEAD
Branwell Brontë Poet The Brontë sisters' brother 26-Jun-1817 24-Sep-1848 DEAD
Rupert Brooke Poet 1914 and Other Poems 03-Aug-1887 23-Apr-1915 DEAD
Gwendolyn Brooks Poet Annie Allen 07-Jun-1917 03-Dec-2000 DEAD
George Mackay Brown Poet Time in a Red Coat 17-Oct-1921 13-Apr-1996 DEAD
Elizabeth Barrett Browning Poet Sonnets from the Portuguese 06-Mar-1806 29-Jun-1861 DEAD
Robert Browning Poet Prominent Victorian poet and playwright 07-May-1812 12-Dec-1889 DEAD
Dennis Brutus Poet Sirens, Knuckles and Boots 28-Nov-1924 26-Dec-2009 DEAD
William Cullen Bryant Poet Editor, The New York Evening Post 03-Nov-1794 12-Jun-1878 DEAD
Gottfried August Bürger Poet Lenore 31-Dec-1747 08-Jun-1794 DEAD
Robert Burns Poet Most beloved Scottish poet 25-Jan-1759 21-Jul-1796 DEAD
Samuel Butler Poet Hudibras 08-Feb-1612 25-Feb-1680 DEAD
Lord Byron Poet English romantic poet 22-Jan-1788 19-Apr-1824 DEAD
Luís de Camões Poet Os Lusíadas 1524 10-Jun-1580 DEAD
Ernesto Cardenal Poet Liberation theologist, important Nicaraguan poet 20-Jan-1925 TBD ADD
Giosuè Carducci Poet Odi barbare 27-Jul-1835 16-Feb-1907 DEAD
Thomas Carew Poet A Rapture 1595 22-Mar-1639 DEAD
Hayden Carruth Poet Brothers, I Loved You All 03-Aug-1921 29-Sep-2008 DEAD
Anne Carson Poet Autobiography of Red 21-Jun-1950 TBD ADD
Giovanni Battista Casti Poet Novelle Galanti 29-Aug-1724 05-Feb-1803 DEAD
António Feliciano de Castilho Poet A noite de Castello 18-Jan-1800 18-Jun-1875 DEAD
Cristóbal de Castillejo Poet Spanish poet, disliked Italian forms 1490 12-Jun-1556 DEAD
Catullus Poet Ancient Roman poet ? TBD DEAD
Constantine P. Cavafy Poet Greek poet in Alexandria 29-Apr-1863 29-Apr-1933 DEAD
Guido Cavalcanti Poet Canzone d'Amore 1250 27-Aug-1300 DEAD
Paul Celan Poet Todesfuge 23-Nov-1920 20-Apr-1970 DEAD
Luis Cernuda Poet Generation of '27 21-Sep-1902 05-Nov-1963 DEAD
Aimé Césaire Poet Return to My Native Land 25-Jun-1913 17-Apr-2008 DEAD
Pablo de Céspedes Poet Spanish poet, painter, sculptor, etc. 1538 26-Jul-1608 DEAD
Charles, duc d'Orléans Poet Medieval French courtly poet 24-Nov-1394 04-Jan-1465 DEAD
Alain Chartier Poet La Belle Dame sans merci 1392 1449 DEAD
Thomas Chatterton Poet Fabricated as Thomas Rowley 20-Nov-1752 24-Aug-1770 DEAD
André de Chénier Poet Greatest 18th c. French poet 30-Oct-1762 25-Jul-1794 DEAD
Chrétien de Troyes Poet Author of Arthurian romances 1165 1165 DEAD
Christine de Pizan Poet Le Livre des trois vertus 1364 1430 DEAD
Charles Churchill Poet Rosciad 1731 04-Nov-1764 DEAD
John Ciardi Poet How Does a Poem Mean? 24-Jun-1916 30-Mar-1986 DEAD
John Clare Poet Northamptonshire Peasant Poet 13-Jul-1793 20-May-1864 DEAD
Paul Claudel Poet French poet and diplomat 06-Aug-1868 23-Feb-1955 DEAD
Lucille Clifton Poet Good Woman 27-Jun-1936 13-Feb-2010 DEAD
Jean Cocteau Poet La Belle et la Bête 05-Jul-1889 11-Oct-1963 DEAD
Robert P. Tristram Coffin Poet Strange Holiness 18-Mar-1892 20-Jan-1955 DEAD
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Poet Rime of the Ancient Mariner 21-Oct-1772 25-Jul-1834 DEAD
Wendy Cope Poet If I Don't Know 21-Jul-1945 TBD ADD
Cid Corman Poet Founder of Origin poetry magazine 29-Jun-1924 12-Mar-2004 DEAD
Gregory Corso Poet Beat poet, Gasoline 26-Mar-1930 17-Jan-2001 DEAD
Charles Cotton Poet Translator of Montaigne 28-Apr-1630 16-Feb-1687 DEAD
William Cowper Poet The Task 26-Nov-1731 25-Apr-1800 DEAD
Hart Crane Poet Industrial and urban poet 21-Jul-1899 27-Apr-1932 DEAD
Robert Creeley Poet Founded Black Mountain Review 21-May-1926 30-Mar-2005 DEAD
António Diniz da Cruz e Silva Poet Hyssope 1731 05-Oct-1799 DEAD
Mihály Csokonai Vitéz Poet Dorottya 17-Nov-1733 28-Jan-1805 DEAD
Countee Cullen Poet Harlem Renaissance poet 30-May-1903 09-Jan-1946 DEAD
e. e. cummings Poet Majuscule-challenged American poet 14-Oct-1894 03-Sep-1962 DEAD
Ivor Cutler Poet Glasgow Dreamer 15-Jan-1923 03-Mar-2006 DEAD
Isaac da Costa Poet De Verlossing van Nederland 14-Jan-1798 28-Apr-1860 DEAD
Simon Dach Poet German lyrical poet 29-Jul-1605 15-Apr-1659 DEAD
Samuel Daniel Poet The First Four Books of the Civil Wars 1562 14-Oct-1619 DEAD
Roy Daniells Poet The Chequered Shade 06-Apr-1902 13-Apr-1979 DEAD
Dante Poet La Divina Commedia 1265 14-Sep-1321 DEAD
Bei Dao Poet Exiled Chinese poet of the Misty School 02-Aug-1949 TBD ADD
Rubén Darío Poet Cantos de vida y esperanza 18-Jan-1867 06-Feb-1916 DEAD
George Darley Poet Nepenthe 1795 23-Nov-1846 DEAD
Jean Daurat Poet French Pléiade poet 1508 01-Nov-1588 DEAD
Sir William Davenant Poet Gondibert 1606 07-Apr-1668 DEAD
Donald Davidson Poet Agrarian, Southern American poet 08-Aug-1893 25-Apr-1968 DEAD
Sir John Davies Poet Orchestra, or a Poem of Dancing 16-Apr-1569 08-Dec-1626 DEAD
W. H. Davies Poet Tramp-Poet, The Soul's Destroyer 03-Jul-1871 26-Sep-1940 DEAD
Cecil Day-Lewis Poet UK Poet Laureate, 1968-72 27-Apr-1904 22-May-1972 DEAD
Walter de la Mare Poet Memoirs of a Midget 25-Apr-1873 22-Jun-1956 DEAD
Casimir Delavigne Poet La Parisienne 04-Apr-1793 11-Dec-1843 DEAD
Jacques Delille Poet French translator of Virgil 22-Jun-1738 01-May-1813 DEAD
Giovanni Della Casa Poet Galateo 28-Jun-1503 14-Nov-1556 DEAD
Sir John Denham Poet Cooper's Hill 1615 10-Mar-1669 DEAD
Gavriil Derzhavin Poet Greatest Russian 18th-century poet 03-Jul-1743 08-Jul-1816 DEAD
Eustache Deschamps Poet L'Art de Dictier 1346 1406 DEAD
Antoinette Deshoulières Poet French poet-socialite 01-Jan-1638 17-Feb-1694 DEAD
João de Deus Poet Flores do Campo 08-Mar-1830 11-Jan-1896 DEAD
James Dickey Poet Deliverance 02-Feb-1923 19-Jan-1997 DEAD
Emily Dickinson Poet Perplexing American poet 10-Dec-1830 15-May-1886 DEAD
John Donne Poet Anniversaries 1572 31-Mar-1631 DEAD
Timothy Donnelly Poet Twenty-Seven Props 03-Jun-1969 TBD ADD
Rita Dove Poet 7th US Poet Laureate, 1993-95 28-Aug-1952 TBD ADD
Ernest Dowson Poet English Decadent poet 02-Aug-1867 23-Feb-1900 DEAD
Michael Drayton Poet Poly-Olbion 1563 23-Dec-1631 DEAD
John Dryden Poet Absalom and Achitophel 19-Aug-1631 01-May-1700 DEAD
Carol Ann Duffy Poet Mean Time 23-Dec-1955 TBD ADD
Alan Dugan Poet Poems 12-Feb-1923 03-Sep-2003 DEAD
Paul Laurence Dunbar Poet Lyrics of a Lowly Life 27-Jun-1872 09-Feb-1906 DEAD
William Dunbar Poet The Thrissil and the Rois 1460 1520 DEAD
Robert Duncan Poet Bending the Bow 07-Jan-1919 03-Feb-1988 DEAD
Richard Eberhart Poet Collected Poems 05-Apr-1904 09-Jun-2005 DEAD
Günter Eich Poet Züge im Nebel 01-Feb-1907 20-Sep-1972 DEAD
T. S. Eliot Poet Author of "The Waste Land" 26-Sep-1888 04-Jan-1965 DEAD
Paul Éluard Poet La Capitale de la Douleur 14-Dec-1895 18-Nov-1952 DEAD
Odysseas Elytis Poet Axion Esti 02-Nov-1911 18-Mar-1996 DEAD
Mihai Eminescu Poet The greatest Romanian poet 15-Jan-1850 15-Jun-1889 DEAD
Quintus Ennius Poet Founder of Roman literature ? TBD DEAD
Epimenides Poet Deep-sleep prophet of Crete ? TBD DEAD
Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga Poet La Araucana 07-Aug-1533 29-Nov-1594 DEAD
Richard Fanshawe Poet Translator of Camões 1608 16-Jun-1666 DEAD
Ferdowsi Poet Greatest Persian Poet ? TBD DEAD
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Poet A Coney Island of the Mind 24-Mar-1919 TBD ADD
Carolyn Forché Poet The Country Between Us 28-Apr-1950 TBD ADD
Philip Freneau Poet Poet of the American Revolution 02-Jan-1752 18-Dec-1832 DEAD
Robert Frost Poet Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening 26-Mar-1874 29-Jan-1963 DEAD
Cornelius Gallus Poet Roman poet and orator ? TBD DEAD
Federico García Lorca Poet Lament for a Bullfighter 05-Jun-1898 18-Aug-1936 DEAD
Robert Garioch Poet Scots dialect poet 09-May-1909 26-Apr-1981 DEAD
Robert Garnier Poet Bradamante 1545 20-Sep-1590 DEAD
Théophile Gautier Poet The Hashish-Eaters' Club 30-Aug-1811 23-Dec-1872 DEAD
John Gay Poet The Beggar's Opera 30-Jun-1685 04-Dec-1732 DEAD
Stefan George Poet Algabal 12-Jul-1868 04-Dec-1933 DEAD
Khalil Gibran Poet The Prophet 06-Jan-1883 10-Apr-1931 DEAD
Jack Gilbert Poet Refusing Heaven 18-Feb-1925 13-Nov-2012 DEAD
Allen Ginsberg Poet Howl! 03-Jun-1926 05-Apr-1997 DEAD
Nikki Giovanni Poet Black Feeling, Black Talk 07-Jun-1943 TBD ADD
Édouard Glissant Poet L'Intention Poétique 21-Sep-1928 03-Feb-2011 DEAD
Albert Goldbarth Poet The most prolific modern poet 31-Jan-1948 TBD ADD
Luís de Góngora y Argote Poet Soledades 11-Jul-1561 23-May-1627 DEAD
Rémy de Gourmont Poet Promenades Littéraires 04-Apr-1858 27-Sep-1915 DEAD
John Gower Poet Confessio Amantis 1330 00-Oct-1408 DEAD
Jorie Graham Poet The Dream of the Unified Field 09-May-1951 TBD ADD
Robert Graves Poet I, Claudius 24-Jul-1895 07-Dec-1985 DEAD
Thomas Gray Poet An Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard 26-Dec-1716 30-Jul-1771 DEAD
Horace Gregory Poet Chelsea Rooming House 10-Apr-1898 11-Mar-1982 DEAD
Julian Grenfell Poet Into Battle 30-Mar-1888 26-May-1915 DEAD
Jean-Baptiste-Louis Gresset Poet Vert Vert 29-Aug-1709 16-Jun-1777 DEAD
Fulke Greville Poet Life of the Renowned Sir Philip Sidney 03-Oct-1554 30-Sep-1628 DEAD
Nicholas Grimald Poet Songes and Sonettes 1519 1559 DEAD
Tommaso Grossi Poet The Lombards in the First Crusade 20-Jan-1791 10-Dec-1853 DEAD
Edgar Guest Poet A Heap o' Livin' 20-Aug-1881 05-Aug-1959 DEAD
Louise Imogen Guiney Poet A Roadside Harp 07-Jan-1861 02-Nov-1920 DEAD
Thom Gunn Poet The Man with Night Sweats 29-Aug-1929 25-Apr-2004 DEAD
Ivor Gurney Poet War's Embers 28-Aug-1890 26-Dec-1937 DEAD
Dafydd ap Gwilym Poet Greatest medieval Welsh poet 1340 1400 DEAD
William Habington Poet Castara 04-Nov-1605 30-Nov-1654 DEAD
Marilyn Hacker Poet Presentation Piece 27-Nov-1942 TBD ADD
Hafez Poet Prominent Persian poet 1326 1389 DEAD
Friedrich von Hagedorn Poet German Anacreontic poet 23-Apr-1708 28-Oct-1754 DEAD
Judah ben Samuel Halevi Poet Hebrew Poet of the Middle Ages 1085 1140 DEAD
Donald Hall Poet The One Day 20-Sep-1928 TBD ADD
Robert Hamerling Poet Ahasver in Rom 24-Mar-1830 13-Jul-1889 DEAD
Joy Harjo Poet The Last Song 09-May-1951 TBD ADD
Frances E. W. Harper Poet Abolitionist, temperance activist 24-Sep-1825 22-Feb-1911 DEAD
Michael S. Harper Poet Nightmare Begins Responsibility 18-Mar-1938 TBD ADD
Moritz Hartmann Poet German patriotic poet 15-Oct-1821 13-May-1872 DEAD
Robert Hass Poet US Poet Laureate, 1995-97 01-Mar-1941 TBD ADD
André van Hasselt Poet Quatre Incarnations du Christ 05-Jan-1806 01-Dec-1874 DEAD
Johannes Carsten Hauch Poet Valdemar Seir 12-May-1790 04-Mar-1872 DEAD
Wilhelm Hauff Poet Phantasien im Bremer Ratskeller 29-Nov-1802 18-Nov-1827 DEAD
Stephen Hawes Poet The Passetyme of Pleasure 1474 1523 DEAD
Robert Hayden Poet Words in the Mourning Time 04-Aug-1913 25-Feb-1980 DEAD
H. D. Poet Imagist poet, Sea Garden 10-Sep-1886 27-Sep-1961 DEAD
Seamus Heaney Poet The Spirit Level 13-Apr-1939 30-Aug-2013 DEAD
Anthony Hecht Poet The Hard Hours 16-Jan-1923 20-Oct-2004 DEAD
Heinrich Heine Poet Buch der Lieder 13-Dec-1797 17-Feb-1856 DEAD
W. E. Henley Poet Invictus 23-Aug-1849 11-Jul-1903 DEAD
George Herbert Poet The Temple 03-Apr-1593 01-Mar-1633 DEAD
José María de Heredia Poet Les Trophées 22-Nov-1842 02-Oct-1905 DEAD
Oliver Herford Poet Cupid's Encyclopedia 03-Dec-1863 05-Jul-1935 DEAD
Miguel Hernández Poet El rayo que no cesa 30-Oct-1910 28-Mar-1942 DEAD
Robert Herrick Poet Hesperides 1591 00-Oct-1674 DEAD
Hesiod Poet Works and Days ? TBD DEAD
John Hewitt Poet No Rebel Word 28-Oct-1907 22-Jun-1987 DEAD
Georg Heym Poet Der ewige Tag 30-Oct-1887 16-Jan-1912 DEAD
Ralph Hodgson Poet The Skylark 09-Sep-1871 03-Nov-1962 DEAD
James Hogg Poet The Queen's Wake 1770 21-Nov-1835 DEAD
Friedrich Hölderlin Poet Hyperion 20-Mar-1770 07-Jun-1843 DEAD
John Hollander Poet Powers of Thirteen 28-Oct-1929 17-Aug-2013 DEAD
Karl von Holtei Poet German proto-Vaudevillian 24-Jan-1798 12-Feb-1880 DEAD
Miroslav Holub Poet Immunologist, important Czech poet 13-Sep-1923 14-Jul-1998 DEAD
Homer Poet Iliad and the Odyssey ? TBD DEAD
Thomas Hood Poet Odes and Addresses to Great People 23-May-1799 03-May-1845 DEAD
Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft Poet Dutch History 16-Mar-1581 21-May-1647 DEAD
Gerard Manley Hopkins Poet Defeated the tyranny of poetic meter 28-Jul-1844 08-Jun-1889 DEAD
Horace Poet Satirae ? TBD DEAD
George Moses Horton Poet The Hope of Liberty 1797 1883 DEAD
A. E. Housman Poet A Shropshire Lad 26-Mar-1859 30-Apr-1936 DEAD
Richard Howard Poet Untitled Subjects 13-Oct-1929 TBD ADD
Langston Hughes Poet The Negro Speaks of Rivers 01-Feb-1902 22-May-1967 DEAD
Ted Hughes Poet Crow 16-Aug-1930 28-Oct-1998 DEAD
T. E. Hulme Poet Modernist poet and critic 16-Sep-1883 28-Sep-1917 DEAD
Leigh Hunt Poet Story of Rimini 19-Oct-1784 28-Aug-1859 DEAD
Ulrich von Hutten Poet Epistolae Obscurorum Virorum 21-Apr-1488 29-Aug-1523 DEAD
David Ignatow Poet Rescue the Dead 07-Feb-1914 17-Nov-1997 DEAD
Edmond Jabès Poet The Book of Resemblances 06-Apr-1912 02-Jan-1991 DEAD
Helen Hunt Jackson Poet Ramona 15-Oct-1830 12-Aug-1885 DEAD
Max Jacob Poet Le Cornet à dés 12-Jul-1876 05-Mar-1944 DEAD
Richard Jago Poet The Blackbirds 1715 08-May-1781 DEAD
Randall Jarrell Poet The Woman at the Washington Zoo 06-May-1914 14-Oct-1965 DEAD
Jacques Jasmin Poet Provençal poet 06-Mar-1798 04-Oct-1864 DEAD
Robinson Jeffers Poet Tamar and Other Poems 10-Jan-1887 20-Jan-1962 DEAD
Elizabeth Jennings Poet Song for a Birth or a Death 18-Jul-1926 26-Oct-2001 DEAD
Juan Ramón Jiménez Poet Pastorales 24-Dec-1881 29-May-1958 DEAD
Pauline Johnson Poet Mohawk Canadian poet and actress 10-Mar-1860 07-Mar-1913 DEAD
June Jordan Poet Who Look At Me 09-Jul-1936 14-Jun-2002 DEAD
Donald Justice Poet The Summer Anniversaries 12-Aug-1925 06-Aug-2004 DEAD
Juvenal Poet Greatest Roman satiric poet ? TBD DEAD
Chester Kallman Poet Librettist, translator 07-Jan-1921 18-Jan-1975 DEAD
Erik Axel Karlfeldt Poet Songs of the wilderness and love 20-Jul-1864 08-Apr-1931 DEAD
Bob Kaufman Poet Solitudes Crowded with Loneliness 18-Apr-1925 12-Jan-1986 DEAD
John Keats Poet English romantic poet 31-Oct-1795 23-Feb-1821 DEAD
X. J. Kennedy Poet Juvenile poet, Brats 21-Aug-1929 TBD ADD
Francis Scott Key Poet The Star-Spangled Banner 01-Aug-1779 11-Jan-1843 DEAD
Joyce Kilmer Poet Trees 06-Dec-1886 30-Jul-1918 DEAD
Galway Kinnell Poet Selected Poems 01-Feb-1927 28-Oct-2014 DEAD
Carolyn Kizer Poet Yin: New Poems 10-Dec-1925 09-Oct-2014 DEAD
August Kleinzahler Poet A Calendar of Airs 1949 TBD ADD
Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock Poet Messias 02-Jul-1724 14-Mar-1803 DEAD
Etheridge Knight Poet Poems from Prison 19-Apr-1931 10-Mar-1991 DEAD
Kenneth Koch Poet On the Great Atlantic Rainway 27-Feb-1925 06-Jul-2002 DEAD
Yusef Komunyakaa Poet Neon Vernacular 29-Apr-1947 TBD ADD
Ted Kooser Poet Poet Laureate of the United States 25-Apr-1939 TBD ADD
Maxine Kumin Poet Up Country 06-Jun-1925 06-Feb-2014 DEAD
Stanley Kunitz Poet US Poet Laureate, 2000 29-Jul-1905 14-May-2006 DEAD
Jean de la Fontaine Poet Fables and Contes 08-Jul-1621 13-Apr-1695 DEAD
Jules Laforgue Poet Pessimistic poet who inspired T. S. Eliot 16-Aug-1860 20-Aug-1887 DEAD
Alphonse de Lamartine Poet Bland French poet, failed politician 21-Oct-1790 28-Feb-1869 DEAD
Sidney Lanier Poet Important Southern lyrical poet 03-Feb-1842 07-Sep-1881 DEAD
Victor de Laprade Poet Les Muses d'État 13-Jan-1812 13-Dec-1883 DEAD
Philip Larkin Poet The Whitsun Weddings 09-Aug-1922 02-Dec-1985 DEAD
Richmond Lattimore Poet Translator of Iliad and Odyssey 06-May-1906 26-Feb-1984 DEAD
Comte de Lautréamont Poet Les Chants de Maldoror 04-Apr-1846 24-Nov-1870 DEAD
Emma Lazarus Poet The New Colossus 22-Jul-1849 19-Nov-1887 DEAD
Edward Lear Poet The Owl and the Pussycat 12-May-1812 29-Jan-1888 DEAD
Francis Ledwidge Poet Songs of the Fields 19-Aug-1887 31-Jul-1917 DEAD
John Lehmann Poet Thrown to the Woolfs 02-Jun-1907 07-Apr-1987 DEAD
Charles Godfrey Leland Poet Hans Breitmann's Ballads 15-Aug-1824 20-Mar-1903 DEAD
Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz Poet Sturm und Drang movement 12-Jan-1751 24-May-1792 DEAD
Giacomo Leopardi Poet Despairing Italian classical poet 29-Jun-1798 14-Jun-1837 DEAD
Mikhail Lermontov Poet A Hero of Our Time 15-Oct-1814 27-Jul-1841 DEAD
Denise Levertov Poet With Eyes at the Back of Our Heads 24-Oct-1923 20-Dec-1997 DEAD
Philip Levine Poet What Work Is 10-Jan-1928 14-Feb-2015 DEAD
Vachel Lindsay Poet The Congo and Other Poems 10-Nov-1879 05-Dec-1931 DEAD
Mikhail Lomonosov Poet Early father of Russian poetry 19-Nov-1711 15-Apr-1765 DEAD
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poet Evangeline 27-Feb-1807 24-Mar-1882 DEAD
Richard Lovelace Poet To Althea from Prison 1618 1658 DEAD
Amy Lowell Poet What's O'Clock 09-Feb-1874 12-May-1925 DEAD
Robert Lowell Poet Lord Weary's Castle 01-Mar-1917 12-Sep-1977 DEAD
Lucan Poet Pharsalia ? TBD DEAD
Lucretius Poet On the Nature of Things ? TBD DEAD
Luxorius Poet Roman epigrammatist ? TBD DEAD
John Lydgate Poet Troy Book 1370 1451 DEAD
David Lyndsay Poet Scottish Enlightenment poet 1490 1555 DEAD
Hugh MacDiarmid Poet A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle 11-Aug-1892 09-Sep-1978 DEAD
Cynthia Macdonald Poet Amputations 02-Feb-1928 03-Aug-2015 DEAD
José Agostinho de Macedo Poet Os Burros 11-Sep-1761 02-Oct-1831 DEAD
Gwendolyn MacEwen Poet A Breakfast for Barbarians 01-Sep-1941 29-Nov-1987 DEAD
Antonio Machado Poet Generation of '98 26-Jul-1875 22-Feb-1939 DEAD
Sorley Maclean Poet Scottish/Gaelic poet 26-Oct-1911 24-Nov-1996 DEAD
Archibald Macleish Poet Conquistador 07-May-1892 20-Apr-1982 DEAD
Louis MacNeice Poet Autumn Journal 12-Sep-1907 03-Sep-1963 DEAD
Jay Macpherson Poet O Earth Return 13-Jun-1931 TBD ADD
Derek Mahon Poet Night-Crossing 23-Nov-1941 TBD ADD
François de Malherbe Poet Larmes de Saint Pierre 1555 16-Oct-1628 DEAD
Stéphane Mallarmé Poet A Throw of the Dice 18-Mar-1842 09-Sep-1898 DEAD
Osip Mandelshtam Poet Acmeist Russian poet 1891 27-Dec-1938 DEAD
James Clarence Mangan Poet O'Hussey's Ode to the Maguire 01-May-1803 20-Jun-1849 DEAD
Manilius Poet Astronomica ? TBD DEAD
Frederic Manning Poet The Middle Parts of Fortune 1887 22-Feb-1935 DEAD
Robert Mannyng Poet Handlyng Synne 1264 1340 DEAD
Alessandro Manzoni Poet I Promessi Sposi 07-Mar-1785 22-May-1873 DEAD
Marie de France Poet Lais 1175 1190 DEAD
Edwin Markham Poet The Man With the Hoe 23-Apr-1852 07-Mar-1940 DEAD
Jeannette Marks Poet The Merry Merry Cuckoo 16-Aug-1875 1964 DEAD
Martial Poet Roman epigrammatist ? TBD DEAD
Harry Martinson Poet Aniara: A Review of Man in Time and Space 06-May-1904 11-Feb-1978 DEAD
Andrew Marvell Poet English poet and member of Parliament 31-Mar-1621 18-Aug-1678 DEAD
John Masefield Poet Poet Laureate of England, 1930-67 01-Jun-1878 12-May-1967 DEAD
Edgar Lee Masters Poet Spoon River Anthology 23-Aug-1869 05-Mar-1950 DEAD
Thomas May Poet The History of the Long Parliament 1595 13-Nov-1650 DEAD
James McAuley Poet Australian poet, Ern Malley hoaxer 12-Oct-1917 15-Oct-1976 DEAD
Michael McClure Poet The Blossom; or Billy the Kid 20-Oct-1932 TBD ADD
Phyllis McGinley Poet A Pocketful of Wry 21-Mar-1905 22-Feb-1978 DEAD
William McGonagall Poet The Tay Bridge Disaster 1825 29-Sep-1902 DEAD
Rod McKuen Poet A Boy Named Charlie Brown 29-Apr-1933 27-Jan-2015 DEAD
William Meredith Poet Partial Accounts 09-Jan-1919 30-May-2007 DEAD
James Merrill Poet Nights and Days 03-Mar-1926 06-Feb-1995 DEAD
W. S. Merwin Poet The Carrier of Ladders 30-Sep-1927 TBD ADD
Metastasio Poet Italian librettist of the 18th century 03-Jan-1698 12-Apr-1782 DEAD
Edna St. Vincent Millay Poet Renascence 22-Feb-1892 19-Oct-1950 DEAD
Joaquin Miller Poet Songs of the Sierras 08-Sep-1837 17-Feb-1913 DEAD
Richard Monckton Milnes Poet Poetry for the People 19-Jun-1809 11-Aug-1885 DEAD
Czeslaw Milosz Poet Polish novelist and poet, The Captive Mind 30-Jun-1911 14-Aug-2004 DEAD
John Milton Poet Paradise Lost 09-Dec-1608 08-Nov-1674 DEAD
Frédéric Mistral Poet Provençal poet and ethnographer 08-Sep-1830 25-Mar-1914 DEAD
Gabriela Mistral Poet Desolación 07-Apr-1889 10-Jan-1957 DEAD
Harriet Monroe Poet Founder of Poetry magazine 23-Dec-1860 26-Sep-1936 DEAD
Eugenio Montale Poet Ossi di seppia 12-Oct-1896 12-Sep-1981 DEAD
Clement Clarke Moore Poet 'Twas the Night Before Christmas 15-Jul-1779 10-Jul-1863 DEAD
Marianne Moore Poet Collected Poems 15-Nov-1887 05-Feb-1972 DEAD
Sarah Wentworth Morton Poet Ouabi 1759 14-May-1846 DEAD
Howard Moss Poet Finding Them Lost 22-Jan-1922 16-Sep-1987 DEAD
Lisel Mueller Poet The Need to Hold Still 08-Feb-1924 TBD ADD
Paul Muldoon Poet Moy Sand and Gravel 20-Jun-1951 TBD ADD
Alfred de Musset Poet Les Caprices de Marianne 11-Dec-1810 02-May-1857 DEAD
Ogden Nash Poet Candy is dandy; but liquor is quicker 19-Aug-1902 19-May-1971 DEAD
John G. Neihardt Poet A Cycle of the West 08-Jan-1881 03-Nov-1973 DEAD
Howard Nemerov Poet US Poet Laureate, 1987-88 01-Mar-1920 05-Jul-1991 DEAD
Pablo Neruda Poet Residencia en la Tierra 12-Jul-1904 23-Sep-1973 DEAD
Gérard de Nerval Poet Unbalanced French romantic poet 22-May-1808 26-Jan-1855 DEAD
Amado Nervo Poet Modernismo poet, La Revista Moderna 27-Aug-1870 24-May-1919 DEAD
Nicander Poet Greek physician and poet ? TBD DEAD
Frank O'Hara Poet Meditations in an Emergency 27-Jun-1926 25-Jul-1966 DEAD
Sharon Olds Poet The Dead and the Living 19-Nov-1942 TBD ADD
Mary Oliver Poet American Primitive 10-Sep-1935 TBD ADD
Charles Olson Poet The Maximus Poems 27-Dec-1910 10-Jan-1970 DEAD
George Oppen Poet Objectivist proponent and poet 24-Apr-1908 07-Jul-1984 DEAD
Peter Orlovsky Poet Beat poet, lover of Allen Ginsberg 08-Jul-1933 30-May-2010 DEAD
Sir Thomas Overbury Poet The Wife 18-Jun-1581 15-Sep-1613 DEAD
Ovid Poet Metamorphoses ? TBD DEAD
Wilfred Owen Poet Dulce Et Decorum Est 18-Mar-1893 04-Nov-1918 DEAD
Luis Palés Matos Poet Tuntún de pasa y griferia 20-Mar-1898 23-Feb-1959 DEAD
Giuseppe Parini Poet Il Mattino 22-May-1729 15-Aug-1799 DEAD
Thomas Parnell Poet The Hermit 1679 1718 DEAD
Jean Passerat Poet Satyre ménippée 18-Oct-1534 14-Sep-1602 DEAD
Kenneth Patchen Poet Journal of Albion Moonlight 13-Dec-1911 08-Jan-1972 DEAD
Coventry Patmore Poet The Unknown Eros 23-Jul-1823 26-Nov-1896 DEAD
Cesare Pavese Poet La luna e i falò 09-Sep-1908 27-Aug-1950 DEAD
Octavio Paz Poet The Labyrinth of Solitude 31-Mar-1914 19-Apr-1998 DEAD
Patrick Pearse Poet Irish nationalist, shot after Easter Uprising 10-Nov-1879 04-May-1916 DEAD
James Gates Percival Poet Clio 15-Sep-1795 02-May-1856 DEAD
Bonaventure des Périers Poet Nouvelles récréations 1500 1544 DEAD
Saint-John Perse Poet Exile 31-May-1887 20-Sep-1975 DEAD
Phanocles Poet Greek elegiac poet ? TBD DEAD
Philemon Poet Greek poet of the New Comedy ? TBD DEAD
Manuel Philes Poet Byzantine poet and flatterer 1275 1345 DEAD
Philetas of Cos Poet Very thin Alexandrian poet, critic ? TBD DEAD
Ambrose Philips Poet Pastorals 1675 18-Jun-1749 DEAD
John Philips Poet The Splendid Shilling 30-Dec-1676 15-Feb-1708 DEAD
Katharine Philips Poet Letters of Orinda to Poliarchus 01-Jan-1631 22-Jun-1664 DEAD
Robert Pinsky Poet US Poet Laureate, 1997-2000 20-Oct-1940 TBD ADD
Sylvia Plath Poet Daddy 27-Oct-1932 11-Feb-1963 DEAD
Alexander Pope Poet The Dunciad 21-May-1688 30-May-1744 DEAD
Ezra Pound Poet The Cantos 30-Oct-1885 01-Nov-1972 DEAD
E. J. Pratt Poet Newfoundland Verse 04-Feb-1883 26-Apr-1964 DEAD
Jacques Prévert Poet Paroles 04-Feb-1900 11-Apr-1977 DEAD
Aleksandr Pushkin Poet Russia's greatest poet 26-May-1799 10-Feb-1837 DEAD
Salvatore Quasimodo Poet Acque e terre 20-Aug-1901 14-Jun-1968 DEAD
Kathleen Raine Poet Cambridge poet, scholar of Blake 14-Jun-1908 06-Jul-2003 DEAD
John Crowe Ransom Poet God Without Thunder 30-Apr-1888 04-Jul-1974 DEAD
Lizette Woodworth Reese Poet A Handful of Lavendar 09-Jan-1856 17-Dec-1935 DEAD
Kenneth Rexroth Poet Disenchanted beat poet 22-Dec-1905 06-Jun-1982 DEAD
Adrienne Rich Poet An Atlas of the Difficult World 16-May-1929 27-Mar-2012 DEAD
Laura Riding Poet A Survey of Modernist Poetry 16-Jan-1901 02-Sep-1991 DEAD
James Whitcomb Riley Poet The Hoosier Poet 07-Oct-1849 22-Jul-1916 DEAD
Rainer Maria Rilke Poet Duino Elegies, Sonnets to Orpheus 04-Dec-1875 29-Dec-1926 DEAD
Arthur Rimbaud Poet Une Saison en Enfer 20-Oct-1854 10-Nov-1891 DEAD
Sir Charles G. D. Roberts Poet Earth's Enigmas 10-Jan-1860 26-Nov-1943 DEAD
Edwin Arlington Robinson Poet The Man Against the Sky 22-Dec-1869 06-Apr-1935 DEAD
Theodore Roethke Poet The Waking 25-May-1908 01-Aug-1963 DEAD
Pierre de Ronsard Poet Lead Pléiade poet 11-Sep-1524 27-Dec-1585 DEAD
Christina Rossetti Poet Goblin Market and Other Poems 05-Dec-1830 29-Dec-1894 DEAD
Muriel Rukeyser Poet The Book of the Dead 15-Dec-1913 12-Feb-1980 DEAD
Rumi Poet 13th-Century Persian poet, Sufi mystic 30-Sep-1207 17-Dec-1273 DEAD
Mário de Sá-Carneiro Poet Dispersão 19-May-1890 26-Apr-1916 DEAD
Nelly Sachs Poet O the Chimneys 10-Dec-1891 12-May-1970 DEAD
Pedro Salinas Poet Generation of '27 27-Nov-1891 04-Dec-1951 DEAD
Sappho Poet The Tenth Muse ? TBD DEAD
May Sarton Poet Plant Dreaming Deep 03-May-1912 16-Jul-1995 DEAD
Siegfried Sassoon Poet War Poems 08-Sep-1886 01-Sep-1967 DEAD
Richard Savage Poet Poet-subject of Life of Savage 1697 01-Aug-1743 DEAD
James Schuyler Poet Freely Espousing 09-Nov-1923 12-Apr-1991 DEAD
Delmore Schwartz Poet Summer Knowledge 08-Dec-1913 11-Jul-1966 DEAD
Gil Scott-Heron Poet The Revolution Will Not Be Televised 01-Apr-1949 27-May-2011 DEAD
Giorgos Seferis Poet Imerolóyion katastrómatos 01-Mar-1900 20-Sep-1971 DEAD
Jaroslav Seifert Poet The Nightingale Sings Out of Tune 23-Sep-1901 10-Jan-1986 DEAD
Robert W. Service Poet Bard of the Yukon 16-Jan-1874 11-Sep-1958 DEAD
Anne Sexton Poet Live or Die 09-Nov-1928 04-Oct-1974 DEAD
Karl Shapiro Poet Person, Place and Thing 10-Nov-1913 14-May-2000 DEAD
Percy Bysshe Shelley Poet Prometheus Unbound 04-Aug-1792 08-Jul-1822 DEAD
William Shenstone Poet The Schoolmistress 18-Nov-1714 11-Feb-1763 DEAD
Shel Silverstein Poet Where the Sidewalk Ends 25-Sep-1930 10-May-1999 DEAD
Charles Simic Poet The World Doesn't End 09-May-1938 TBD ADD
Simonides of Amorgos Poet Greek iambic poet ? TBD DEAD
Simonides of Ceos Poet Greek lyric poet ? TBD DEAD
Louis Simpson Poet At The End of the Open Road 27-Mar-1923 14-Sep-2012 DEAD
Edith Sitwell Poet Façade 07-Sep-1887 09-Dec-1964 DEAD
John Skelton Poet Why come ye nat to courte 1460 21-Jun-1529 DEAD
W. D. Snodgrass Poet Heart's Needle 05-Jan-1926 13-Jan-2009 DEAD
Gary Snyder Poet Turtle Island 08-May-1930 TBD ADD
Robert Southey Poet A Vision of Judgment 12-Aug-1774 21-Mar-1843 DEAD
Stephen Spender Poet The Destructive Element 28-Feb-1909 16-Jul-1995 DEAD
Edmund Spenser Poet The Faerie Queene 1552 13-Jan-1599 DEAD
Carl Spitteler Poet The Olympic Spring 24-Apr-1845 29-Dec-1924 DEAD
William Stafford Poet Traveling Through the Dark 17-Jan-1914 28-Aug-1993 DEAD
Statius Poet Silvae and Thebais ? TBD DEAD
Mattie Stepanek Poet Muscular-dystrophic boy-poet 17-Jul-1990 22-Jun-2004 DEAD
Gerald Stern Poet Leaving Another Kingdom 22-Feb-1925 TBD ADD
Wallace Stevens Poet Harmonium 02-Oct-1879 02-Aug-1955 DEAD
Theodor Storm Poet Schimmelreiter 14-Sep-1817 04-Jul-1888 DEAD
Mark Strand Poet U.S. Poet Laureate 1990-91 11-Apr-1934 29-Nov-2014 DEAD
Sir John Suckling Poet Fragmenta Aurea 1609 1642 DEAD
Sully Prudhomme Poet Parnassian poet 16-Mar-1839 07-Sep-1907 DEAD
Susarion Poet Greek comic poet ? TBD DEAD
May Swenson Poet Another Animal 28-May-1913 04-Dec-1989 DEAD
Algernon Charles Swinburne Poet Masochist Victorian poet 05-Apr-1837 10-Apr-1909 DEAD
Joshua Sylvester Poet Essay of the Second Week 1563 28-Sep-1618 DEAD
Arthur Symons Poet English symbolist poet 28-Feb-1865 22-Jan-1945 DEAD
Wislawa Szymborska Poet Polish poet 02-Jul-1923 01-Feb-2012 DEAD
Genevieve Taggard Poet Travelling Standing Still 28-Nov-1894 08-Nov-1948 DEAD
Rabindranath Tagore Poet Gitanjali 07-May-1861 07-Aug-1941 DEAD
Tannhäuser Poet 13th c. German Minnesinger 1200 1270 DEAD
Torquato Tasso Poet Gerusalemme Liberata 11-Mar-1544 25-Apr-1595 DEAD
Alessandro Tassoni Poet The Rape of the Bucket 28-Sep-1565 25-Apr-1635 DEAD
Allen Tate Poet Mr. Pope and Other Poems 19-Nov-1899 09-Feb-1979 DEAD
James Tate Poet The Lost Pilot 08-Dec-1943 08-Jul-2015 DEAD
Nahum Tate Poet Imitative British playwright 1652 30-Jul-1715 DEAD
John Taylor Poet The Water-Poet 24-Aug-1580 00-Dec-1653 DEAD
Sara Teasdale Poet Strange Victory 08-Aug-1884 29-Jan-1933 DEAD
Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet The Charge of the Light Brigade 06-Aug-1809 06-Oct-1892 DEAD
Ernest Thayer Poet Casey at the Bat 14-Aug-1863 21-Aug-1940 DEAD
Theocritus Poet Inventor of bucolic poetry ? TBD DEAD
Dylan Thomas Poet Most influential Welsh poet 27-Oct-1914 09-Nov-1953 DEAD
Tomas Tranströmer Poet Scandinavian poet 15-Apr-1931 26-Mar-2015 DEAD
Fyodor Tyutchev Poet Russian Golden Age poet 23-Nov-1803 15-Jul-1873 DEAD
Tristan Tzara Poet Founded the Dada movement 16-Apr-1896 24-Dec-1963 DEAD
Louis Untermeyer Poet Anthologist of poetry 01-Oct-1885 18-Dec-1977 DEAD
Paul Valéry Poet La Jeune Parque 30-Oct-1871 20-Jul-1945 DEAD
Mark Van Doren Poet The Happy Critic 13-Jun-1894 10-Dec-1972 DEAD
Mona Van Duyn Poet To See, To Take 09-May-1921 01-Dec-2004 DEAD
Henry Vaughan Poet Silex Scintillans 17-Apr-1622 23-Apr-1695 DEAD
Paul Verlaine Poet Leader of symbolist poetry movement 30-Mar-1844 08-Jan-1896 DEAD
Jones Very Poet Religious mystic 28-Aug-1813 08-May-1880 DEAD
Peter Viereck Poet Terror and Decorum 05-Aug-1916 13-May-2006 DEAD
Alfred de Vigny Poet Chatterton 27-Mar-1797 17-Sep-1863 DEAD
Virgil Poet The Aeneid ? TBD DEAD
Walther von der Vogelweide Poet Medieval German lyric poet 1170 1230 DEAD
Diane Wakoski Poet Coins & Coffins 03-Aug-1937 TBD ADD
Derek Walcott Poet In a Green Night 23-Jan-1930 17-Mar-2017 DEAD
Edmund Waller Poet Go, Lovely Rose 03-Mar-1606 21-Oct-1687 DEAD
William Walsh Poet Letters and Poems, Amorous and Gallant 1663 1708 DEAD
Robert Penn Warren Poet First US Poet Laureate 24-Apr-1905 15-Sep-1989 DEAD
Thomas Warton Poet English Poet Laureate, 1785-90 09-Jan-1728 21-May-1790 DEAD
Thomas Watson Poet The Tears of Fancie 1557 26-Sep-1592 DEAD
Georg Rudolf Weckherlin Poet Geistliche und weltliche Gedichte 15-Sep-1584 13-Feb-1653 DEAD
Philip Whalen Poet Canoeing up Carbaga Creek 20-Oct-1923 26-Jun-2002 DEAD
Phillis Wheatley Poet First prominent African-American poet 1743 05-Dec-1784 DEAD
Walt Whitman Poet Leaves of Grass 31-May-1819 26-Mar-1892 DEAD
Reed Whittemore Poet Heroes & Heroines 11-Sep-1919 06-Apr-2012 DEAD
John Greenleaf Whittier Poet American abolitionist poet 17-Dec-1807 07-Sep-1892 DEAD
Michael Wigglesworth Poet The Day of Doom 18-Oct-1631 10-Jun-1705 DEAD
Richard Wilbur Poet Second U.S. Poet Laureate 01-Mar-1921 TBD ADD
Ella Wheeler Wilcox Poet Poems of Passion 05-Nov-1850 30-Oct-1919 DEAD
C. K. Williams Poet Repair 04-Nov-1936 20-Sep-2015 DEAD
William Carlos Williams Poet Pictures from Brueghel 17-Sep-1883 04-Mar-1963 DEAD
John Wilmot Poet Sodom, or the Quintessence of Debauchery 01-Apr-1647 26-Jul-1680 DEAD
Yvor Winters Poet Primitivism & Decadence 17-Oct-1900 25-Jan-1968 DEAD
Wolfram von Eschenbach Poet Parzival 1170 1220 DEAD
William Wordsworth Poet English romantic poet laureate 07-Apr-1770 23-Apr-1850 DEAD
James Wright Poet The Branch Will Not Break 13-Dec-1927 25-Mar-1980 DEAD
Judith Wright Poet The Moving Image 31-May-1915 26-Jun-2000 DEAD
Sir Thomas Wyat Poet Introduced sonnet to England 1503 06-Oct-1542 DEAD
Elinor Wylie Poet Nets to Catch the Wind 07-Sep-1885 16-Dec-1928 DEAD
Xenophanes Poet Pre-Socratic, early monotheist ? TBD DEAD
Nikolai Yazykov Poet Russian Golden Age poet 16-Mar-1803 26-Dec-1846 DEAD
William Butler Yeats Poet The Land of Heart's Desire 13-Jun-1865 28-Jan-1939 DEAD
Yevgeny Yevtushenko Poet Babi Yar 18-Jul-1933 01-Apr-2017 DEAD
Edward Young Poet Night Thoughts 1683 05-Apr-1765 DEAD
Louis Zukofsky Poet Co-Founded Objectivist poetry movement 23-Jan-1904 12-May-1978 DEAD