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American Poet Quotes

Author Birth - Death
A. R. Ammons 1926 - 2001
Adrienne Rich 1929 - 2012
Alice Cary 1820 - 1871
Alice Duer Miller 1874 - 1942
Allen Ginsberg 1926 - 1997
Allen Tate 1899 - 1979
Amiri Baraka 1934 - 2014
Amy Clampitt 1920 - 1994
Amy Gerstler 1956 -
Amy Lowell 1874 - 1925
Andrei Codrescu 1946 -
Andrew Hudgins 1951 -
Anne Bradstreet 1612 - 1672
Anne Sexton 1928 - 1974
Anne Stevenson -
Anne Waldman 1945 -
Anthony Hecht 1923 - 2004
Aram Saroyan 1943 -
Archibald MacLeish 1892 - 1982
Arna Bontemps 1902 - 1973
Audre Lorde 1934 - 1992
B. R. Hayden 1913 - 1980
Bernard Barton 1784 - 1849
Bessie Anderson Stanley 1879 - 1952
Billy Collins 1941 -
Brenda Hillman 1951 -
C. K. Williams 1936 - 2015
Carl Sandburg 1878 - 1967
Carolyn Kizer 1925 - 2014
Charles Olson 1910 - 1970
Charles Simic 1938 -
Clarissa Pinkola Estes 1945 -
Claudia Rankine 1963 -
Countee Cullen 1903 - 1946
Daphne Gottlieb 1968 -
David Antin 1932 -
David Ferry 1924 -
David Lehman 1948 -
Delmore Schwartz 1913 - 1966
Diane Ackerman 1948 -
Diane Wakoski 1937 -
Don Marquis 1878 - 1937
Donald Hall 1928 - 2018
Donald Justice 1925 - 2004
e. e. cummings 1894 - 1962
Edgar Allan Poe 1809 - 1849
Edgar Guest 1881 - 1959
Edgar Lee Masters 1868 - 1950
Edmund Clarence Stedman 1833 - 1908
Edward Hirsch 1950 -
Edwin Arlington Robinson 1869 - 1935
Edwin Markham 1852 - 1940
Eileen Myles 1949 -
Elinor Wylie 1885 - 1928
Elizabeth Bishop 1911 - 1979
Ellen Bass 1947 -
Emily Dickinson 1830 - 1886
Emma Lazarus 1849 - 1887
Eugene Field 1850 - 1895
Ezra Pound 1885 - 1972
Fanny Howe 1940 -
Floyd Skloot 1947 -
Frank O'Hara 1926 - 1966
Franz Wright 1953 - 2015
Galway Kinnell 1927 - 2014
Gary Snyder 1930 -
George Oppen 1908 - 1984
Gerard Malanga 1943 -
Gil Scott-Heron 1949 - 2011
Gregory Corso 1930 - 2001
Gwendolyn Brooks 1917 - 2000
Hart Crane 1899 - 1932
Henry Timrod 1829 - 1867
Henry Van Dyke 1852 - 1933
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807 - 1882
Howard Nemerov 1920 - 1991
Ishmael Reed 1938 -
Jack Gilbert 1925 - 2012
Jack Prelutsky 1940 -
James Gates Percival 1795 - 1856
James Laughlin 1914 - 1997
James Merrill 1926 - 1995
James Russell Lowell 1819 - 1891
James Schuyler 1923 - 1991
James Tate 1943 - 2015
James Weldon Johnson 1871 - 1938
James Whitcomb Riley 1849 - 1916
Jane Hirshfield 1953 -
Jesse Ball 1978 -
Joel Barlow 1754 - 1812
John Ashbery 1927 -
John Berryman 1914 - 1972
John Crowe Ransom 1888 - 1974
John Erskine 1879 - 1951
John Greenleaf Whittier 1807 - 1892
John Holmes 1904 - 1962
John Jay Chapman 1862 - 1933
Jones Very 1813 - 1880
Joseph Auslander 1897 - 1965
Joseph Brodsky 1940 - 1996
Joy Harjo 1951 -
Joyce Kilmer 1886 - 1918
Juan Felipe Herrera 1948 -
Jupiter Hammon 1711 - 1806
Karl Shapiro 1913 - 2000
Katha Pollitt 1949 -
Kenneth Koch 1925 - 2002
Kenneth Rexroth 1905 - 1982
Langston Hughes 1902 - 1967
Laura Riding 1901 - 1991
Lawrence Ferlinghetti 1919 -
Lemon Andersen 1975 -
Lisel Mueller -
Louise Bogan 1897 - 1970
Louise Gluck 1943 -
Lucille Clifton 1936 - 2010
Lucy Larcom 1824 - 1893
Maggie Nelson -
Margaret Elizabeth Sangster 1838 - 1912
Margaret Walker 1915 - 1998
Mari Evans 1923 -
Marianne Moore 1887 - 1972
Marilyn Hacker 1942 -
Marilyn Nelson 1946 -
Mark Strand 1934 - 2014
Mark Van Doren 1894 - 1972
Marly Youmans 1953 -
Mary Karr 1955 -
Mary Oliver 1935 -
Mary Szybist -
Mattie Stepanek 1990 - 2004
Maxine Kumin 1925 - 2014
May Sarton 1912 - 1995
Maya Angelou 1928 - 2014
Meghan O'Rourke 1976 -
Michael Cadnum 1949 -
Miller Williams 1930 -
Muriel Rukeyser 1913 - 1980
Natasha Trethewey 1966 -
Nikki Giovanni 1943 -
Ogden Nash 1902 - 1971
Paul Engle 1908 - 1991
Peter Davison 1928 -
Philip Levine 1928 - 2015
Philip Schultz 1945 -
Phoebe Cary 1824 - 1871
Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803 - 1882
Randall Jarrell 1914 - 1965
Rene Ricard 1946 - 2014
Richard Armour 1906 - 1989
Richard Eberhart 1904 - 2005
Richard Wilbur 1921 -
Rita Dove 1952 -
Robert Bly 1926 -
Robert Creeley 1926 - 2005
Robert Frost 1874 - 1963
Robert Hass 1941 -
Robert Lowell 1917 - 1977
Robert Morgan 1944 -
Robert Pinsky 1940 -
Robin Coste Lewis -
Robinson Jeffers 1887 - 1962
Rod McKuen 1933 - 2015
Ron Rash 1953 -
Ross Gay 1974 -
Rowan Ricardo Phillips 1974 -
Sam Walter Foss 1858 - 1911
Samuel Ullman 1840 - 1924
Sharon Olds 1942 -
Shel Silverstein 1930 - 1999
Sidney Lanier 1842 - 1881
Stephen Dobyns 1941 -
Stephen Dunn 1939 -
Stephen Levine 1937 - 2016
Stephen Vincent Benet 1898 - 1943
Steven Sater -
Susan Polis Schutz 1944 -
Susan Stewart 1952 -
Sylvia Plath 1932 - 1963
T. S. Eliot 1888 - 1965
Taylor Mali 1965 -
Theodore Roethke 1908 - 1963
Thomas Bailey Aldrich 1836 - 1907
Thomas Lynch 1948 -
Thylias Moss 1954 -
Tim Seibles 1955 -
Tracy K. Smith 1972 -
Vachel Lindsay 1879 - 1931
W. S. Merwin 1927 -
Wallace Stevens 1879 - 1955
Walt Whitman 1819 - 1892
Wendell Berry 1934 -
Will Carleton 1845 - 1912
William Cullen Bryant 1794 - 1878
William F. DeVault 1955 -
William Jay Smith 1918 - 2015
William Rose Benet 1886 - 1950
William Stafford 1914 - 1993
Yusef Komunyakaa 1947 -
Zoketsu Norman Fischer 1946 -