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 Poet
1 William Wordsworth
2 Emily Dickinson
3 William Shakespeare
4 Maya Angelou
5 Langston Hughes
6 Robert Frost
7 Walt Whitman
8 Rabindranath Tagore
9 Shel Silverstein
10 William Blake
11 Pablo Neruda
12 Sylvia Plath
13 Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings
14 William Butler Yeats
15 Tupac Shakur
16 Oscar Wilde
17 Rudyard Kipling
18 Sandra Cisneros
19 Alfred Lord Tennyson
20 Alice Walker
21 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
22 Billy Collins
23 Christina Rossetti
24 Carol Ann Duffy
25 Charles Bukowski
26 Edgar Allan Poe
27 Sarojini Naidu
28 John Donne
29 Ralph Waldo Emerson
30 Nikki Giovanni
31 John Keats
32 Raymond Carver
33 Mark Twain
34 Thomas Hardy
35 Anne Sexton
36 Lewis Carroll
37 Elizabeth Barrett Browning
38 Gary Soto
39 Carl Sandburg
40 Alexander Pushkin
41 Gwendolyn Brooks
42 Henry David Thoreau
43 George (Lord) Byron
44 Spike Milligan
45 Margaret Atwood
46 Muhammad Ali
47 Roger McGough
48 Sara Teasdale
49 Jane Austen
50 Allen Ginsberg
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by Beppe Wolgers | |

hhh

Hhh


by Mother Goose | |

The Tarts

 


by Elizabeth Jennings | |

Answers

 Answers


by Muhammad Ali | |

Me — wheee!

Me — wheee!


by Derek Walcott | |

The Sea Is History

 The Sea Is History


by A R Ammons | |

Their Sex Life

 One failure on
Top of another


by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe | |

TO THE CHOSEN ONE

 HAND in hand! and lip to lip!


by Jack Kerouac | |

Haiku

 The taste
 of rain
—Why kneel?


by Matsuo Basho | |

A bee

 A bee
staggers out
 of the peony.


by Louise Bogan | |

Solitary Observation Brought Back From A Sojourn In Hell

 At midnight tears
Run in your ears.


by Muhammad Ali | |

I float like a butterfly, sting like a bee

I float like a butterfly, sting like a bee


by Kobayashi Issa | |

Napped half the day

 Napped half the day;
no one 
punished me!


by Yosa Buson | |

Old well

 Old well,
a fish leaps--
 dark sound.


by Kobayashi Issa | |

In spring rain

 In spring rain
a pretty girl
 yawning.


by Jack Kerouac | |

Haiku

 Birds singing
 in the dark
—Rainy dawn.


by Yosa Buson | |

Sparrow singing

 Sparrow singing--
its tiny mouth
 open.


by Kobayashi Issa | |

Not very anxious

 Not very anxious
to bloom,
my plum tree.


by Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings | |

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one
l

iness


by Barry Tebb | |

UPON BEING ASKED WHY I AM NOT WRITING

 Too much gone wrong – 

No Muse, no song.


by Emily Dickinson | |

Society for me my misery

 Society for me my misery
Since Gift of Thee --


by Kobayashi Issa | |

Im going out

 I'm going out,
flies, so relax,
make love.


by Kobayashi Issa | |

How much

 How much
are you enjying yourself,
tiger moth?


by Yosa Buson | |

Evening wind

 Evening wind:
water laps
 the heron's legs.


by Richard Brautigan | |

Color As Beginning

 Forget love 
I want to die 
in your yellow hair


by Emily Dickinson | |

Is Immortality a bane

 Is Immortality a bane
That men are so oppressed?


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