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Marjorie Pickthall
Born near London at Gunnersbury on September 14, 1883, Marjorie Pickthall ...

Mary Howitt
Mary Howitt (12 March 1799 – 30 January 1888) was an English poet, and ...

Lynn Crosbie
Lynn Crosbie (born 1963) is a Canadian poet and novelist ...

Matthew Arnold
Matthew Arnold (24 December 1822 – 15 April 1888) ...

Lewis Carroll
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll). ...

Marianne Moore
Marianne Moore was born in Kirkwood, Missouri in the manse of the Presbyterian ...

Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou , born Marguerite Ann Johnson April 4, ...

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
The Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (born 26 May 1689 in Thoresby Hall, ...

Padraic H. Pearse
Patrick Henry Pearse (also known as Pádraig Pearse; Irish: Pádraig Anraí Mac ...

Perceval Gibbon
Perceval Gibbon (November 4 1879-May 30, 1926) was an author and journalist, ...

Marge Piercy
Marge Piercy (born March 31, 1936) is an American poet, novelist, and social ...

Margaret Walker
Dr. Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander (July 7, 1915 – November 30, 1998) was an ...

Orlando Gibbons
Orlando Gibbons (baptised December 25, 1583 – June 5, 1625) was ...

Leonard Cohen
Leonard Norman Cohen, CC (born September 21, 1934 in Westmount, Montreal, ...

Phyllis Gotlieb
Phyllis Fay Gotlieb, née Bloom (born May 26, 1926) is a Canadian science fiction...

Pablo Neruda
Pablo Neruda (July 12, 1904 – September 23, 1973) was the penname and, later, ...

Martial
Marcus Valerius Martialis, known in English as Martial, was a Latin poet from ...

Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE (15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975) ...

Kamau Edward Braithwaite
Kamau Edward Brathwaite is one of the major voices in the Caribbean literary ...

Nick Drake
Nicholas Rodney Drake (June 19, 1948 – November 25, 1974) was an English ...

Peggy Seeger
Peggy Seeger, born June 17, 1935 in New York City, is an American folk singer. ...

Mary Robinson
Mary Robinson (Irish: Máire Mhic Róibín;[1] born 21 May 1944) ...

Lady John Scott
Alicia Ann Spottiswoode (1810-March 13, 1900) was a Scottish songwriter, known ...

Pam Ayres
Pam Ayres MBE (born Stanley Ayres 14 March 1947) is a British writer of humorous...

Major Henry Livingston, Jr.
Major Henry Livingston Jr. (1748 – 1828) was born into a prominent family in ...

Nicanor Parra
Nicanor Parra (born in San Fabián de Alico, Chile on September 5, 1914) is a ...

Michelangelo Buonarroti
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (March 6, 1475 – February 18, 1564), ...

Li Po
"Li Bai, Li Bo, or Li Po" (701-762) was a Chinese ...

Plato
Plato (428/427 BC – 348/347 BC), ...

Lee Tzu Pheng
Lee Tzu Pheng was born (May 13, 1946) and educated in Singapore. She has a Ph.D ...

Louis MacNeice
Louis MacNeice, poems selected by Michael LongleyFrederick Louis MacNeice ...

Nammalwar
Nammalvar (also Nammaazhvaar, Nammazhvar, Nammaalvaar, Nammalwar) was one of the...

Mark Twain
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known ...

Ovidius Naso
Publius Ovidius Naso (March 20, 43 BC – 17 AD) was a Roman poet known to the ...

Octavio Paz
Octavio Paz Lozano (March 31, 1914 – April 19, 1998) was a Mexican writer, poet,...

Miller Williams
Miller Williams (born April 8, 1930) is an American contemporary poet, as well ...

Muriel Rukeyser
Muriel Rukeyser (December 15, 1913–February 12, 1980) was an ...

Kamala Das
Kamala Suraiya, better known as Kamala Das, is a well-known female Indian writer...

Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley (August 4, 1792 – July 8, 1822; pronounced ) ...

Louis Simpson
Louis Aston Marantz Simpson (born March 27, 1923 in Jamaica) is a Jamaican poet....

Margaret E. Sangster
Margaret E. Sangster was born Margaret Munson on February 22, 1838, in New ...

Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali
Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali (b. 1940) is a South African poet. He has written in ...

Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith(November 10, 1730 or 1728 – April 4, 1774) was ...

Lizette Woodworth Reese
Lizette Woodworth Reese (January 9, 1856 – December 17, 1935) was an American ...

Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Letitia Elizabeth Landon (August 14, 1802 - October 15, 1838), English...

Paul Durcan
Paul Durcan is a contemporary Irish poet, born in Dublin on October 16, 1944, ...

Keith Douglas
Keith Castellain Douglas (January 24, 1920 - June 9, 1944), was an English poet....

Naomi Shihab Nye
Naomi Shihab Nye (born March 12, 1952) is a poet, songwriter and a novelist. She...

Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, ...

Nissim Ezekiel
Nissim Ezekiel (December 24, 1924 - January 9, 2004) was a poet, playwright and ...

Langdon Smith
Langdon Smith (4 January 1858 - 8 April 1908) was an American journalist, writer...

Paul Muldoon
Paul MuldoonPaul Muldoon (born June 20, 1951) is a poet from County Armagh, ...

Owen Feltham
Owen Feltham (1602 – February 23, 1668) was an English writer, author of a book ...

Kenneth Grahame
Kenneth Grahame (March 8, 1859 – July 6, 1932) was a British writer, mainly of ...

Lord Dunsany
Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (24 July 1878 – 25 ...

Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield.Katherine Mansfield (14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923) was a...

Moliere
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, also known by his stage name, Molière (January 15, 1622 ...

Phillis Wheatley
Phillis Wheatley, as illustrated by Scipio Moorhead in the Frontispiece to her ...

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde ...

Mother Goose
Mother Goose is a well-known figure in the literature of fairy tales and nursery...

Mary Leapor
Mary Leapor (1722-1746), poet, was born in Marston St Lawrence, ...

Martin Peerson
Martin Peerson (or Pearson) (born between 1571 and 1573; died December 1650 or ...

Lucille Clifton
Lucille Clifton (born June 27, 1936) is an American poet, writer, and educator ...

Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni was born June 7, 1943 in Knoxville, Tennessee to Yolande ...

Lucy Maud Montgomery
Lucy Maud Montgomery, (always called "Maud" by family and friends) ...

Louise Bogan
Louise Bogan (August 11, 1897 - 1970) was an American poet who felt that “lyric ...

Matthew Prior
Matthew Prior (July 21, 1664 – September 18, 1721) was an English poet and diplo...

Katharine Lee Bates
Katharine Lee Bates, (August 12, 1859 – March 28, 1929), is remembered as the ...

Mary Monck
Given name: Mary Family name: Monck ...

Michael Drayton
Michael Drayton (1563 – December 23, 1631) was an English poet who came to p...

Louise Imogen Guiney
Louise Imogen Guiney (1861-1920) was an American poetess and essayist, born in ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was a physician ...

Katharine Hinkson
Katharine Tynan (January 23, 1861–April 2, 1931) ...

Percy French
William Percy French (1 May 1854 – 24 January 1920) was one of Ireland's ...

Margaret Atwood
Margaret Eleanor Atwood, OC (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian writer. A ...

Mark Doty
Mark Doty (born August 10, 1953 in Maryville, Tennessee) is an American poet and...

Phineas Fletcher
Fletcher, and brother of Giles the younger. He was born at Cranbrook, Kent, and ...

Leo Marks
Leo Marks at the opening of the Violette Szabo Museum, WormelowLeopold Samuel ...

Monty Python
Monty Python, or The Pythons, is the collective name of the creators of ...

Paul Laurence Dunbar
Paul Laurence Dunbar (June 27, 1872 – February 9, 1906) was a seminal American ...

Nicholas Breton
His father, William Breton, a London merchant who had made a considerable ...

Lisel Mueller
Lisel Mueller (b. February 8, 1924) is a prize-winning American poet. ...

Li-Young Lee
Li-Young Lee (born August 19, 1957) is an American poet. He was born in Jakarta,...

Phoebe Cary
Phoebe CaryPhoebe Cary (September 4, 1824 - July 31, 1871) with her older sister...

Kasiprasad Ghose
Born in 1809, Kasiprasad Ghose graduated from Hindu College, Calcutta, in 1828, ...

Patrick Kavanagh
Patrick Kavanagh statue along the Grand Canal in DublinPatrick Kavanagh (Irish: ...

Mary Sue Hubbard
Mary Sue Hubbard (born Mary Sue Whipp) (17 June 1931–25 November 2002 [1]) was ...

Lydia Maria Child
Lydia Maria Child (February 11, 1802 – July 7, 1880) was an American ...

Mark Strand
Mark Strand (born April 11, 1934) is an American poet, essayist, and translator....

Khalil Gibran
Khalil Gibran (also known as Kahlil Gibran; born Gibran Khalil Gibran, Arabic: ...

Peter Meinke
Peter Meinke (b. 1932) is an American poet and author. He has published 14 books...

Lizelia Augusta Jenkins Moorer
Lizelia Augusta Jenkins Moorer taught at the Normal School, Chaflin College, ...

Miklós Radnóti
Miklós Radnóti, birth name Miklós Glatter (May 5, 1909, Budapest, Austria-Hun...

Paul Simon
Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is a Grammy Award winning American ...

Paul Edwin Zimmer
Paul Edwin Zimmer (16 October 1943-18 October 1997), the ...

Molly Peacock
Molly Peacock (born 1947) is an American poet of the "New Formalist" school as ...

Omar Khayyam
Ghiyās od-Dīn Abul-Fatah Omār ibn Ibrāhīm Khayyām ...

Lady Mary Chudleigh
Lady Mary Chudleigh (August 1656, Devon – 1710) was part of an intellectual ...

Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Lawrence Ferlinghetti (born Lawrence Ferling on March 24, ...

Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge (23 September 1861 – 25 August 1907) was a British ...

Piet Hein
Bust of Piet Hein (December 16, 1905 - April 17, 1996) was a Danish ...

Noel Coward
Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December 1899 – 26 March 1973) was an Academy Award ...

Miroslav Holub
Miroslav Holub (13 September 1923 Plzeò - 14 July 1998) was a Czech poet and ...

Philip David Ochs
Philip David Ochs (December 19, 1940–April 9, 1976) was a U.S. protest singer ...

Paul Verlaine
Paul-Marie Verlaine ( March 30, 1844–January 8, 1896) was a ...

Neil Young
Neil Percival Young OM (born November 12, 1945, Toronto, Ontario) is a ...

Keith Reid
Keith Reid (born Keith Stuart Brian Reid, 19 October 1946, in Welwyn Garden C...

Laurence Binyon
Robert Laurence Binyon (August 10, 1869 at Lancaster – March 10, 1943 at ...

Michael Ondaatje
Michael Ondaatje was born in 1943 in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) to a Burgher family ...

Kenneth Burke
Kenneth Duva Burke (May 5, 1897 – November 19, 1993) was a major American ...

Owen Meredith
Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of ...

Marriott Edgar
Marriott Edgar (1880-1951), born George Marriot Edgar in Kirkcudbright, ...

Katherine Philips
Katherine Philips, the Matchless OrindaKatherine Philips (1 January 1631 – 22 ...

Pare Lorentz
Pare Lorentz (December 11, 1905-March 4, 1992), born Leonard MacTaggart Lorentz ...

Les Murray
Leslie Allan Murray (born 17 October 1938) is an Australian poet and critic. He ...

Mary Oliver
Mary Oliver was born on September 10, 1935, in Maple Heights, Ohio. As a ...

Leo Connellan
Leo Connellan (November 30, 1928 – February 22, 2001) was an American poet born ...

Patrick Barrington
Patrick William Daines Barrington, 11th Viscount Barrington of Ardglass (born 29...

Mary Barber
Barber's parents are unknown; she married Rupert Barber (d. 1777?), a Dublin ...

Kenneth Koch
Kenneth Koch (27 February 1925 – 6 July 2002) was an American poet, playwright, ...

Nahum Tate
Nahum Tate was born in Dublin in 1652, the son of Faithful Teate, an Irish ...

Norman Rowland Gale
Norman Gale (1862 - 7 October 1942) was a poet, story-teller and reviewer, who ...

Patrick MacGill
Patrick MacGill (24 December 1889–November 1963) was an Irish journalist, poet ...

Kingsley Fairbridge
Kinglsey Ogilvie Fairbridge (5 May 1885 – 19 July 1924) was the founder of the ...

Louis McKee
Louis McKee (b. July 31, 1951, Philadelphia, PA) has been a fixture of the ...

Norman MacCaig
The cover of MacCaig's Selected PoemsNorman MacCaig (14 November 1910 – 23 ...

Philip Larkin
Philip Arthur Larkin, CH, CBE, FRSL, (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an ...

Michael Flanders
Michael Henry Flanders (1 March 1922 – 14 April 1975) was an English actor, ...

Laura Riding
Laura (Riding) Jackson (January 16, 1901 – September 2, 1991) was an American ...

Pier Giorgio Di Cicco
Pier Giorgio Di Cicco (born July 5, 1949) is an Italian-Canadian poet. In 2005 ...

Mark Knopfler
Mark Freuder Knopfler OBE (born August 12, 1949, Glasgow, Scotland) is a ...

Peter Porter
Peter Neville Frederick Porter (born 16 February 1929) is an Australian-born ...

Mary Webb
Mary Webb (March 25, 1881 – October 8, 1927), was an English romantic novelist ...

Oliver Herford
Oliver Herford (1863 - 1935) was a British born American writer, artist and ...

Lewis F. Richardson
Lewis Fry Richardson (October 11, 1881 - September 30, 1953) was an innovative ...

Mairéad Byrne
Byrne earned a in Bachelor of Arts in English Language & Literature from ...

King Crimson
King Crimson are a musical group founded by guitarist Robert Fripp and drummer ...

Mihail Eminescu
Mihai Eminescu (pronunciation in Romanian: /mi'haj e.mi'nes.ku/) (January 15, ...

Laurence Hope
Adela Florence Nicolson (née Cory) (9 April 1865-4 October 1904) was an English ...

Lewys Glyn Cothi
Lewys Glyn Cothi (c. 1420 - 1490) (also known as Llywelyn y Glyn) was a Welsh ...

Mark Akenside
Mark Akenside (November 9, 1721 – June 23, 1770), was an ...

Louise Glück
Louise Elisabeth Glück (born April 22, 1943) is an American poet. She served as ...

Po Chü-i
Bai Juyi ( 772–846) was a Chinese poet of the Tang dynasty. ...