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American Poet Quotes

Author Birth - Death
Diane Ackerman 1948 -   
Thomas Bailey Aldrich 1836 - 1907 
A. R. Ammons 1926 - 2001 
Lemon Andersen 1975 -   
Maya Angelou 1928 - 2014 
David Antin 1932 -   
Richard Armour 1906 - 1989 
John Ashbery 1927 -   
Amiri Baraka 1934 - 2014 
Joel Barlow 1754 - 1812 
Bernard Barton 1784 - 1849 
Ellen Bass 1947 -   
Stephen Vincent Benet 1898 - 1943 
William Rose Benet 1886 - 1950 
Wendell Berry 1934 -   
John Berryman 1914 - 1972 
Elizabeth Bishop 1911 - 1979 
Robert Bly 1926 -   
Louise Bogan 1897 - 1970 
Arna Bontemps 1902 - 1973 
Anne Bradstreet 1612 - 1672 
Joseph Brodsky 1940 - 1996 
Gwendolyn Brooks 1917 - 2000 
William C. Bryant 1794 - 1878 
William Cullen Bryant 1794 - 1878 
Will Carleton 1845 - 1912 
Phoebe Cary 1824 - 1871 
John Jay Chapman 1862 - 1933 
Amy Clampitt 1920 - 1994 
Lucille Clifton 1936 -   
Billy Collins 1941 -   
Gregory Corso 1930 - 2001 
Hart Crane 1899 - 1932 
Robert Creeley 1926 - 2005 
Countee Cullen 1903 - 1946 
William F. DeVault 1955 -   
Emily Dickinson 1830 - 1886 
Stephen Dobyns 1941 -   
Mark Van Doren 1894 - 1972 
Rita Dove 1952 -   
Stephen Dunn 1939 -   
Henry Van Dyke 1852 - 1933 
Richard Eberhart 1904 - 2005 
T. S. Eliot 1888 - 1965 
Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803 - 1882 
Paul Engle 1908 - 1991 
John Erskine 1879 - 1951 
Clarissa Pinkola Estes 1945 -   
Mari Evans 1923 -   
Lawrence Ferlinghetti 1919 -   
David Ferry 1924 -   
Eugene Field 1850 - 1895 
Zoketsu Norman Fischer 1946 -   
Sam Walter Foss 1858 - 1911 
Robert Frost 1874 - 1963 
Jack Gilbert 1925 - 2012 
Allen Ginsberg 1926 - 1997 
Nikki Giovanni 1943 -   
Daphne Gottlieb 1968 -   
Edgar Guest 1881 - 1959 
Marilyn Hacker 1942 -   
Jupiter Hammon 1711 - 1806 
Robert Hass 1941 -   
B. R. Hayden 1913 - 1980 
Anthony Hecht 1923 - 2004 
Gil Scott-Heron 1949 - 2011 
Jane Hirshfield 1953 -   
John Holmes 1904 - 1962 
Andrew Hudgins 1951 -   
Langston Hughes 1902 - 1967 
Randall Jarrell 1914 - 1965 
Robinson Jeffers 1887 - 1962 
James Weldon Johnson 1871 - 1938 
Donald Justice 1925 - 2004 
Mary Karr 1955 -   
Joyce Kilmer 1886 - 1918 
Galway Kinnell 1927 -   
Kenneth Koch 1925 - 2002 
Yusef Komunyakaa 1947 -   
Sidney Lanier 1842 - 1881 
Lucy Larcom 1824 - 1893 
James Laughlin 1914 - 1997 
Emma Lazarus 1849 - 1887 
David Lehman 1948 -   
Stephen Levine 1937 -   
Philip Levine 1928 -   
Vachel Lindsay 1879 - 1931 
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807 - 1882 
Audre Lorde 1934 - 1992 
Amy Lowell 1874 - 1925 
James Russell Lowell 1819 - 1891 
Robert Lowell 1917 - 1977 
Archibald MacLeish 1892 - 1982 
Taylor Mali 1965 -   
Edwin Markham 1852 - 1940 
Don Marquis 1878 - 1937 
Edgar Lee Masters 1868 - 1950 
Rod McKuen 1933 -   
James Merrill 1926 - 1995 
W. S. Merwin 1927 -   
Alice Duer Miller 1874 - 1942 
Marianne Moore 1887 - 1972 
Robert Morgan 1944 -   
Thylias Moss 1954 -   
Lisel Mueller  
Ogden Nash 1902 - 1971 
Maggie Nelson  
Howard Nemerov 1920 - 1991 
Frank O'Hara 1926 - 1966 
Meghan O'Rourke 1976 -   
Sharon Olds 1942 -   
Mary Oliver 1935 -   
Charles Olson 1910 - 1970 
George Oppen 1908 - 1984 
James Gates Percival 1795 - 1854 
Sylvia Plath 1932 - 1963 
Edgar Allan Poe 1809 - 1849 
Ezra Pound 1885 - 1972 
Jack Prelutsky 1940 -   
John Crowe Ransom 1888 - 1974 
Ron Rash 1953 -   
Ishmael Reed 1938 -   
Kenneth Rexroth 1905 - 1982 
Adrienne Rich 1929 - 2012 
Laura Riding 1901 - 1991 
James Whitcomb Riley 1849 - 1916 
Edwin Arlington Robinson 1869 - 1935 
Theodore Roethke 1908 - 1963 
Muriel Rukeyser 1913 - 1980 
Carl Sandburg 1878 - 1967 
Margaret Elizabeth Sangster 1838 - 1912 
May Sarton 1912 - 1995 
Steven Sater  
Susan Polis Schutz 1944 -   
James Schuyler 1923 - 1991 
Delmore Schwartz 1913 - 1966 
Anne Sexton 1928 - 1974 
Karl Shapiro 1913 - 2000 
Shel Silverstein 1930 - 1999 
Charles Simic 1938 -   
Tracy K. Smith 1972 -   
Gary Snyder 1930 -   
William Stafford 1914 - 1993 
Edmund Clarence Stedman 1833 - 1908 
Mattie Stepanek 1990 - 2004 
Wallace Stevens 1879 - 1955 
Anne Stevenson  
Mark Strand 1934 -   
Allen Tate 1899 - 1979 
Henry Timrod 1829 - 1867 
Natasha Trethewey 1966 -   
Samuel Ullman 1840 - 1924 
Jones Very 1813 - 1880 
Diane Wakoski 1937 -   
Margaret Walker 1915 - 1998 
Walt Whitman 1819 - 1892 
John Greenleaf Whittier 1807 - 1892 
Richard Wilbur 1921 -   
C. K. Williams 1936 -   
Miller Williams 1930 -   
Elinor Wylie 1885 - 1928 
Marly Youmans 1953 -   
e. e. cummings 1894 - 1962