Famous Poets & Poetry: Classical to Modern Era
Here is a list of famous poets on Poem of Quotes. Hopefully you'll find someone you love or will love in the near future through their poetry, biographies, and analyses.
These vintage writers include authors born before the 18th century. The biographies of each person are included before a section listing their poems. This list includes Shakespeare and other fantastic authors.
The Vanity of All Worldly Things by Anne Bradstreet
Still to be Neat by Ben Jonson
Ode to a Loved One by Sappho
18th Century Poets
Here we have well-known artists which were born during the 1700s. Each poet's page includes a biography and a list of their greatest works. Includes Byron, Blake, and other great authors.
Love's Secret by William Blake
She Walks in Beauty by Lord Byron
Ode to Adversity by Thomas Gray
19th Century Poets
These are highly acclaimed poets from the 1800s who became legends during their time and ours. Many of these rhymists have influenced modern day poets, rappers, and lyricists through their words and rhythm.
The Death of Lovers by Charles Baudelaire
Meeting at Night by Robert Browning
Ode to Beauty by Ralph Waldo Emerson
These men and women helped create a genre so great that it is often referred to only as "haiku". Even though haiku is a type of poem, what was once seen as something written for a greater work is now one of the greatest stand-alone works literature.