Poets
(& number of poems in Whole Wide World)

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A
Anonymous
Fleur Adcock
Aeschylus
Ai

Conrad Aiken
Bella Akhmadulina

Anna Akhmatova
Rafael Alberti
Sandra Alcosser
Elizabeth Alexander
Sherman Alexie
Agha Shahid Ali
Fergus Allen
Julia Alvarez
Yehuda Amichai
A.R. Ammons
Ammuvanar
Guillaume Apollinaire
Louis Aragon
Rae Armantrout
Craig Arnold
Matthew Arnold
John Ashbery
Margaret Atwood
W.H. Auden

B
Jimmy Santiago Baca
John Balaban
Raffaello Baldini
Amy Bartlett
Matsuo Basho
Aphra Behn
Marvin Bell
Joachim du Bellay
Stephen Vincent Benet
Gottfried Benn
Stephen Berg
Olga Berggolts
Wendell Berry
John Berryman
John Betjeman
Frank Bidart
Bingxin
Elizabeth Bishop
John Peale Bishop
Robert Bly
Cecil Bodker
Eavan Boland
Jorge Luis Borges
Todd Boss
David Bottoms
Kevin Bowen
Elizabeth Bradfield
Anne Bradstreet
Bertolt Brecht
Emily Bronte
Gwendolyn Brooks
LoVerne Brown
Sterling A. Brown
Susan Browne
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Edith Bruck
William Cullen Bryant
Julia de Burgos
Robert Burns
Robert Olen Butler
Denver Butson
George Gordon, Lord Byron

C
Roy Campbell
Ernesto Cardenal
Hayden Carruth
Ciaran Carson
Raymond Carver
Willa Cather
Catullus
Constantine Cavafy
Richard Cecil
Fred Chappell
Mike Chasar
David Chin
Chiyo
Dinos Christianopoulos
Chu Shu-chen
John Ciardi
Amy Clampitt
John Clare
Henri Cole
Billy Collins
Wendy Cope
Tristan Corbiere
Alfred Corn
Gregory Corso
Adelaide Crapsey
Robert Creeley
Jeremy Cronin
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
Countee Cullen
e.e. cummings
Averill Curdy

D
Bernard Dadie
Dante Alighieri
Nora Dauenhauer
Alison Hawthorne Deming
Eustache Deschamps
Robert Desnos
Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill
James Dickey
Emily Dickinson
Tom Disch
John Donne
Mark Doty
Keith Douglas
Rita Dove
Michael Drayton
John Dryden
Norman Dubie
Carol Ann Duffy
Alan Dugan
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Stephen Dunn
Paul Durcan

E
Russell Edson
Gunter Eich
T.S. Eliot
Odysseus Elytis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
William Empson
Enheduanna
John Ennis
Louise Erdrich
Rhina P. Espaillat
Nissim Ezekiel

F
Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Padraic Fallon
Peter Fallon
James Fenton
Donald Finkel
Aaron Fogel
Jean de la Fontaine
Carolyn Forche
Franco Fortini
Robert Francis
Robert Frost
Alice Fulton

G
Tess Gallagher
Brendan Galvin
Jean Garrigue
George Gascoigne
Jack Gilbert
Gary Gildner
Allen Ginsberg
Dana Gioia
Louise Gluck
Albert Goldbarth
Leona Gom
Lorna Goodison
Mitchell Goodman
Paul Goodman
Charles Goodrich
Natalya Gorbanyevskaya
Judy Grahn
Eamon Grennan
Jorge Guillen
Thom Gunn
Lars Gustafsson

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H
Marilyn Hacker
Rachel Hadas
Hafiz
Anna Hajnal
Corrine Hales
Donald Hall
Moishe Leib Halpern
Deborah Harding
Thomas Hardy
Joseph Harrison
Heather Hartley
Robert Hass
Robert Hayden
Seamus Heaney
Anthony Hecht
Heinrich Heine
Llywarch Hen
Robert Henryson
George Herbert
Zbigniew Herbert
Robert Herrick
John Hewitt
Nazim Hikmet
Tony Hoagland
Vladimir Holan
John Hollander
Miroslav Holub
Homer
A.D. Hope
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Horace
Julia Ward Howe
Susan Howe
Andrew Hudgins
Sam Hudson
Langston Hughes
Ted Hughes
Victor Hugo
Bruce Hunter

I
Ibaragi Noriko
Itaikkunrurkilar
Lady Izumi Shikibu

J
Francis Jammes
Randall Jarrell
Robinson Jeffers
James Weldon Johnson
Richard Jones
Ben Jonson
Attila Jozsef
Roberto Juarroz
Donald Justice

K
Kakkaipirtiniyar Naccellaiyar
Anna Kamienska
Orhan Veli Kanik
Patrick Kavanagh
Lawrence Kearney
John Keats
X.J. Kennedy
Jane Kenyon
Ussin Kerim
Al-Khansa
Anne Killigrew
Maxine Hong Kingston
Galway Kinnell
Rudyard Kipling
Carolyn Kizer
Hester Knibbe
Etheridge Knight
Kenneth Koch
Howard Kogan
Yusef Komunyakaa
Tom Koontz
Ted Kooser
Steve Kowit
Marilyn Krysl
Maxine Kumin
Stanley Kunitz

L
Andrew Lang
Valery Larbaud
Philip Larkin
Dorianne Laux
D.H. Lawrence
Irving Layton
Emma Lazarus
David Lee
Li-Young Lee
Brad Leithauser
Giacomo Leopardi
Denise Levertov
Philip Levine
Cecil Day Lewis
C.S. Lewis
Li Ch'ing-chao
Laurence Lieberman
Li Kuang-t'ien
Li Po
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Michael Longley
Barry Lopez
Amy Lowell
Robert Lowell
Mina Loy
John Lyly

M
Okkur Macatti
Norman MacCaig
Hugh MacDiarmid
Antonio Machado
Archibald MacLeish
Colman mac Lenini
Louis MacNeice
Akka Mahadevi
Derek Mahon
Charles Martin
Andrew Marvell
John Masefield
William H. Matchett
William Matthews
Mayumi Tanaka
Linda McCarriston
Phyllis McGinley
Campbell McGrath
Thomas McGrath
Heather McHugh
William Meredith
James Merrill
W.S. Merwin
Josephine Miles
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Czeslaw Milosz
John Milton
Mira Bai
Richard M. Mishler
Roger Mitchell
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Eugenio Montale
Marianne Moore
Christian Morgenstern
Eduard Morike
Lisel Mueller
Paul Muldoon
Richard Murphy
Marilyn Murray

N
Ogden Nash
Leonard Nathan
Howard Nemerov
Pablo Neruda
Nguyen Chi Thien
Nguyen Gia Thieu
Lorine Niedecker
Charles North
Alden Nowlan
Naomi Shihab Nye

O
Bernard O'Donoghue
Frank O'Hara
Okot p'Bitek
Perry Oldham
Sharon Olds
Mary Oliver
Sean O Riordain
Frank Ormsby
Thomas Alan Orr
Cathal O Searcaigh
Wilfred Owen

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P
Heberto Padilla
Dan Pagis
Grace Paley
Greg Pape
Linda Pastan
Paulinaq
Cesare Pavese
Bob Perelman
Lucia Perillo
Fernando Pessoa
Gyorgy Petri
Marge Piercy
Robert Pinsky
Sylvia Plath
Po Chu-i
Alexander Pope
Ezra Pound
Adelia Prado
E.J. Pratt
Gabriel Preil

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R
A.K. Ramanujan
John Crowe Ransom
Irina Ratushinskaya
David Ray
Janisse Ray
Henry Reed
Alastair Reid
Carter Revard
Kenneth Rexroth
Charles Reznikoff
Adrienne Rich
Laura Riding
Rainer Maria Rilke
Maurice Riordan
Yannis Ritsos
Ed Roberson
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Leonard Wallace Robinson
Luis J. Rodriguez
Theodore Roethke
Pattiann Rogers
Seido Ray Ronci
Robert Ronnow
Pierre de Ronsard
Isaac Rosenberg
Christina Rossetti
Mary Ruefle
Muriel Rukeyser
Jalal al-din Rumi

S
Umberto Saba
Nelly Sachs
Ira Sadoff
Carl Sandburg
Sappho
Cheryl Savageau
David Schubert
James Schuyler
Delmore Schwartz
Anne Sexton
Aharon Shabtai
William Shakespeare
Ahmad Shamlou
Harvey Shapiro
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Elena Shvarts
Siamanto
Philip Sidney
Charles Simic
James Simmons
Louis Simpson
Leonardo Sinisgalli
Stevie Smith
W.D. Snodgrass
Gary Snyder
So Chongju
Sophocles
Gary Soto
Marcia Southwick
William Stafford
A.E. Stallings
Jon Stallworthy
Wallace Stevens
Robert Louis Stevenson
Ruth Stone
Sulpicia
Jules Supervielle
Robert Sward
May Swenson
Jonathan Swift
Algernon Charles Swinburne
Anna Swir
Wislawa Szymborska

T
Tada Chimako
Novica Tadic
Rabindranath Tagore
James Tate
Edward Taylor
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Ernest Lawrence Thayer
Theocritus
Dylan Thomas
Edward Thomas
Robert Thomas
Chidiock Tichborne
Natasha Tretheway
Marina Tsvetaeva
Frederick Goddard Tuckerman
Tu Fu
Frederick Turner
Mark Twain

U
John Updike

V
Cesar Vallejo
Mona Van Duyn
Ramon Lopez Velarde
Marko Vesovic
Vidya
Vikatanitamba
Luisa Villani
Virgil
Andrei Voznesensky

W
David Wagoner
John Wain
Ronald Wallace
Belle Waring
Robert Penn Warren
Aleksander Wat
Vernon Watkins
Bruce Weigl
Edith Wharton
E.B. White
Walt Whitman
Reed Whittemore
John Greenleaf Whittier
Richard Wilbur
C.K. Williams
Miller Williams
Oscar Williams
William Carlos Williams
Terence Winch
Anne Winters
William Wordsworth
James Wright
Robert Wrigley
Wu Tsao
Thomas Wyatt
Elinor Wylie

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Y
William Butler Yeats
Yosano Akiko
Ray A. Young Bear
Yuan Mei

Z
Oksana Zabuzhko
Adam Zagajewski
Bill Zavatsky
Paul Zimmer
Al Zolynas