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Modern Poets | Contemporary Poets

Modern Poets. This is a list of famous modern poets. This list of famous contemporary poets, with their best poetry, is determined by website visitors.

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1 MayaAngelou
Angelou , Maya

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2 SandraCisneros
Cisneros , Sandra

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3 AliceWalker
Walker , Alice

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4 BillyCollins
Collins , Billy

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5 Carol AnnDuffy
Duffy , Carol Ann

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6 MuhammadAli
Ali , Muhammad

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7 GarySoto
Soto , Gary

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8 MargaretAtwood
Atwood , Margaret

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9 JackPrelutsky
Prelutsky , Jack

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10 EavanBoland
Boland , Eavan

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11 WendellBerry
Berry , Wendell

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12 RitaDove
Dove , Rita

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13 StephenDunn
Dunn , Stephen

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14 LawrenceFerlinghetti
Ferlinghetti , Lawrence

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15 GilScott-Heron
Scott-Heron , Gil

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16 SoniaSanchez
Sanchez , Sonia

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17 VikramSeth
Seth , Vikram

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18 Imamu AmiriBaraka
Baraka , Imamu Amiri

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19 LucilleClifton
Clifton , Lucille

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20 PattiSmith
Smith , Patti

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21 LisaZaran
Zaran , Lisa

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22 James AEmanuel
Emanuel , James A

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23 JudithViorst
Viorst , Judith

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24 RodMcKuen
McKuen , Rod

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25 JohnAshbery
Ashbery , John

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26 CorneliusEady
Eady , Cornelius

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27 AnnieDillard
Dillard , Annie

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28 DonaldHall
Hall , Donald

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29 KevinYoung
Young , Kevin

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30 DavidBerman
Berman , David

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31 CharlesSimic
Simic , Charles

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32 CraigCharles
Charles , Craig

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33 PeterOrlovsky
Orlovsky , Peter

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34 ChrisAbani
Abani , Chris

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35 MaggieEstep
Estep , Maggie

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36 GalwayKinnell
Kinnell , Galway

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37 SaulWilliams
Williams , Saul

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38 MarilynHacker
Hacker , Marilyn

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39 RobertBly
Bly , Robert

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40 JimHarrison
Harrison , Jim

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41 C KWilliams
Williams , C K

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42 FledaBrown
Brown , Fleda

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43 MarkDoty
Doty , Mark

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44 PeteDoherty
Doherty , Pete

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45 GiocondaBelli
Belli , Gioconda

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46 AnneCarson
Carson , Anne

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47 RussellEdson
Edson , Russell

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48 MarvinBell
Bell , Marvin

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49 JohnHegley
Hegley , John

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50 HelenDunmore
Dunmore , Helen

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