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Poet Quotes

Author Birth - Death
A. E. Housman 1859 - 1936
Adrienne Rich 1929 - 2012
Aeschylus 525 BC - 456 BC
Alexander Pope 1688 - 1744
Alexander Smith 1830 - 1867
Alfred Austin 1835 - 1913
Alfred Lord Tennyson 1809 - 1892
Alice Cary 1820 - 1871
Allen Ginsberg 1926 - 1997
Alphonse de Lamartine 1790 - 1869
Amiri Baraka 1934 - 2014
Andre Breton 1896 - 1966
Andrew Motion 1952 -
Angelus Silesius 1624 - 1677
Anton Wildgans 1881 - 1932
Antonio Porchia 1886 - 1968
Archibald MacLeish 1892 - 1982
Aristophanes 448 BC - 380 BC
Audre Lorde 1934 - 1992
August Wilhelm von Schlegel 1767 - 1845
Ausonius 310 - 395
Ben Jonson 1572 - 1637
Ben Okri 1959 -
Bertolt Brecht 1898 - 1956
Billy Collins 1941 -
Caecilius Statius -
Carl Rakosi 1903 - 2004
Carl Sandburg 1878 - 1967
Cesare Pavese 1908 - 1950
Charles Baudelaire 1821 - 1867
Charles Mackay 1814 - 1889
Christina Rossetti 1830 - 1894
Clarissa Pinkola Estes 1945 -
Claudia Rankine 1963 -
Dante Alighieri 1265 - 1321
David Whyte 1955 -
Derek Walcott 1930 -
Diane Ackerman 1948 -
Don Marquis 1878 - 1937
Donald Hall 1928 -
Dylan Thomas 1914 - 1953
e. e. cummings 1894 - 1962
Eavan Boland 1944 -
Edgar Allan Poe 1809 - 1849
Edith Sitwell 1887 - 1964
Edward Hirsch 1950 -
Edward Young 1683 - 1765
Edwin Arlington Robinson 1869 - 1935
Edwin Markham 1852 - 1940
Eileen Myles 1949 -
Elizabeth Barrett Browning 1806 - 1861
Emily Dickinson 1830 - 1886
Emma Lazarus 1849 - 1887
Euripides 480 BC - 406 BC
Ezra Pound 1885 - 1972
Federico Garcia Lorca 1898 - 1936
Floyd Skloot 1947 -
Francis Quarles 1592 - 1644
Geoffrey Chaucer 1343 - 1400
George Herbert 1593 - 1633
Gerard Manley Hopkins 1844 - 1889
Gil Scott-Heron 1949 - 2011
Gwendolyn Brooks 1917 - 2000
Hafez -
Heinrich Heine 1797 - 1856
Henrik Ibsen 1828 - 1906
Henry Van Dyke 1852 - 1933
Henry Vaughan 1622 - 1695
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807 - 1882
Herbert Read 1893 - 1968
Hesiod 800 BC - 720 BC
Hilaire Belloc 1870 - 1953
Homer -
Horace 65 BC - 8 BC
Howard Nemerov 1920 - 1991
Jacques Prevert 1900 - 1977
James Fenton 1949 -
James Russell Lowell 1819 - 1891
James Stephens 1882 - 1950
James Weldon Johnson 1871 - 1938
James Whitcomb Riley 1849 - 1916
Jean de La Fontaine 1621 - 1695
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1749 - 1832
John Boyle O'Reilly 1844 - 1890
John Donne 1572 - 1631
John Dryden 1631 - 1700
John Gay 1685 - 1732
John Greenleaf Whittier 1807 - 1892
John Keats 1795 - 1821
John Millington Synge 1871 - 1909
John Milton 1608 - 1674
John O'Donohue 1956 - 2008
Jorge Luis Borges 1899 - 1986
Joseph Brodsky 1940 - 1996
Joy Harjo 1951 -
Juan Felipe Herrera 1948 -
Judith Wright 1915 - 2000
Juvenal 60 - 130
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel 1772 - 1829
Katha Pollitt 1949 -
Khalil Gibran 1883 - 1931
Langston Hughes 1902 - 1967
Lascelles Abercrombie 1881 - 1938
Lawrence Ferlinghetti 1919 -
Lord Byron 1788 - 1824
Louis MacNeice 1907 - 1963
Louise Gluck 1943 -
Lucille Clifton 1936 -
Lucretius 94 BC - 55 BC
Mahmoud Darwish 1941 - 2008
Margaret Walker 1915 - 1998
Mark Strand 1934 - 2014
Mary Karr 1955 -
Mary Oliver 1935 -
Matsuo Basho 1644 - 1694
Matthew Arnold 1822 - 1888
Mattie Stepanek 1990 - 2004
May Sarton 1912 - 1995
Maya Angelou 1928 - 2014
Meghan O'Rourke 1976 -
Menander 342 BC - 292 BC
Muhammad Iqbal 1877 - 1938
Muriel Rukeyser 1913 - 1980
Natasha Trethewey 1966 -
Nazim Hikmet 1901 - 1963
Nelly Sachs 1891 - 1970
Nikki Giovanni 1943 -
Norman MacCaig 1910 - 1996
Novalis 1772 - 1801
Octavio Paz 1914 - 1998
Ogden Nash 1902 - 1971
Oliver Goldsmith 1730 - 1774
Omar Khayyam 1048 - 1131
Ovid 43 BC - 17 AD
Patrick Kavanagh 1904 - 1967
Paul Valery 1871 - 1945
Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792 - 1822
Peter Davison 1928 -
Petrarch 1304 - 1374
Phaedrus 15 BC - 50 AD
Philip James Bailey 1816 - 1902
Philip Schultz 1945 -
Pietro Aretino 1492 - 1556
Rabindranath Tagore 1861 - 1941
Rainer Maria Rilke 1875 - 1926
Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803 - 1882
Rita Dove 1952 -
Robert Blair 1699 - 1746
Robert Browning 1812 - 1889
Robert Burns 1759 - 1796
Robert Creeley 1926 - 2005
Robert Frost 1874 - 1963
Robert Morgan 1944 -
Robert Southey 1774 - 1843
Robert W. Service 1874 - 1958
Ross Gay 1974 -
Rumi 1207 - 1273
Rupi Kaur 1992 -
Ryunosuke Satoro -
Saadi 1184 - 1283
Samuel Butler 1835 - 1902
Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1772 - 1834
Samuel Ullman 1840 - 1924
Seamus Heaney 1939 - 2013
Shel Silverstein 1930 - 1999
Sophie Hannah 1971 -
Sophocles 496 BC - 406 BC
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec 1909 - 1966
Stephen Vincent Benet 1898 - 1943
Sylvia Plath 1932 - 1963
T. S. Eliot 1888 - 1965
Tahar Ben Jelloun 1944 -
Theodore Roethke 1908 - 1963
Thiruvalluvar -
Thomas Babington Macaulay 1800 - 1859
Thomas Bailey Aldrich 1836 - 1907
Thomas Campbell 1777 - 1844
Thomas Gray 1716 - 1771
Thomas Middleton 1580 - 1627
Thomas Moore 1779 - 1852
Thomas Tusser 1524 - 1580
Torquato Tasso 1544 - 1595
Tracy K. Smith 1972 -
Virgil 70 BC - 19 BC
W. H. Auden 1907 - 1973
W. H. Davies 1871 - 1940
Wallace Stevens 1879 - 1955
Walt Whitman 1819 - 1892
Walter Savage Landor 1775 - 1864
Wendell Berry 1934 -
William Blake 1757 - 1827
William Butler Yeats 1865 - 1939
William C. Bryant 1794 - 1878
William Congreve 1670 - 1729
William Cowper 1731 - 1800
William Shenstone 1714 - 1763
William Wordsworth 1770 - 1850
Wislawa Szymborska 1923 - 2012
Yunus Emre 1238 - 1320
Yusef Komunyakaa 1947 -