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Poets

Here you can find original essays, and links to poems and information about the lives and ideas of some of our favorite poets.

  1. Sappho ( 630 BC– 580 BC )
  2. Homer ( around 800 BCE )
  3. Rumi ( 1207–1273 )
  4. Hafez ( 1315–1390 )
  5. Ovid ( BC 43–18 AD, age 60)
  6. Villon, Francois ( 1431–1463 )
  7. Dante Alighieri ( 1265–1321 )
  8. Shakespeare ( 1564–1616 )
  9. Behn, Aphra ( 1640–1689 )
  10. Basho, Matsuo ( 1644–1694 )
  11. Voltaire ( 1694–1778 )
  12. Goethe ( 1749–1832 )
  13. Ghalib, Mirza ( 1797–1869 )
  14. Pushkin, Alexander ( 1799–1837 )
  15. Whitman, Walt ( 1819–1892 )
  16. Arnold, Matthew ( 1822–1888 )
  17. Dickinson, Emily ( 1830–1886 )
  18. Richepin, Jean ( 1849–1926 )
  19. Dunbar, Paul Laurence ( 1872–1906 )
  20. Hesse, Hermann ( 1877–1962 )
  21. Kazantzakis, Nikos ( 1883–1957 )
  22. Cendrars, Blaise ( 1887–1961 )
  23. Akhmatova, Anna ( 1889–1966 )
  24. Hikmet, Nazim ( 1902–1963 )
  25. Neruda, Pablo ( 1904–1973 )
  26. Shamlou, Ahmad ( 1925–2000 )
  27. Farrokhzad, Forough ( 1935–1967 )