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Abercrombie, Lascelles - January 9, 1881 – October 27, 1938
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Adams, Sarah Fuller Flower - February 22, 1805 – Au­gust 14, 1848
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Agustini, Delmira - October 24, 1886 – July 6, 1914
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Akahito, Yamabe no - 700 AD – 736 AD
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Alcott, Louisa May - November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888
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Alighieri, Dante - June 1, 1265 – September 13/14, 1321
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Angelou, Maya - April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014
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Arnold, Matthew - 24 December 1822 – 15 April 1888
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Austen, Jane - December 16, 1775 – July 18, 1817
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Bai, Li - c. 701 – 762
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Basho, Matsuo - 1644 – November 1694
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Baudelaire, Charles - April 9, 1821 – August 31, 1867
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Bécquer, Gustavo Adolfo - February 17, 1836, Seville – December 22, 1870
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Blake, William - November 28, 1757 – August 12, 1827
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Bradstreet, Anne - c. 1612 – September 16, 1672
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Bronte, Charlotte - April 21, 1816 – March 31, 1855
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Bronte, Emily - July 30, 1818 — December 19, 1848
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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett - March 6, 1806 – June 29, 1861
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Browning, Robert - May 7, 1812 – December 12, 1889
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Burns, Robert - January 25, 1759 – July 21, 1796
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Buson, Yosa - 1716 – December 25, 1783
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Byron, George (Lord) - January 22, 1788 – April 19, 1824
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Campbell, Thomas - July 27, 1777 – June 15, 1844
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Carroll, Lewis - January 27, 1832 – January 14, 1898
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Chaucer, Geoffrey - 1343 – October 25, 1400
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Clare, John - 13 July 1793 – 20 May 1864
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Coleridge, Samuel Taylor - 21 October 1772 – 25 July 1834
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Cowper, William - 26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800
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Crane, Stephen - November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900
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Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E) - October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962
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Das, Gopabandhu - October 9, 1877 – June 17, 1928
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Dickinson, Emily - December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886
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Donne, John - 1572 – March 31, 1631
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Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns) - September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965
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Emerson, Ralph Waldo - May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882
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Frost, Robert - March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963
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Fu, Du - 712 – 770
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García Lorca, Federico - June 5, 1898 – August 19, 1936
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Gibran, Kahlil - January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931
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Hafez, - 1325/26 – 1389/1390
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Hardy, Thomas - June 2, 1840 – January 11, 1928
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Herbert, George - April 3, 1593 – March 1, 1633
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Herrick, Robert - August 24, 1591 – October 15, 1674
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Hikmet, Nazim - 15 January 1902  – 3 June 1963
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Homer, - c. 750
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Hood, Thomas - May 23, 1799 – May 3, 1845
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Hopkins, Gerard Manley - 28 July 1844 – 8 June 1889
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Hughes, Langston - February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967
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Hugo, Victor - February 26, 1802 – May 22, 1885
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Iqbal, Allama Muhammad - November 9, 1877 – April 21, 1938
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Issa, Kobayashi - June 15, 1763 – January 5, 1828
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Jonson, Ben - June 11, 1572 – August 6, 1637
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Keats, John - October 31, 1795 – February 23, 1821
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Khayyam, Omar - May 18, 1048 – 1131
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Kipling, Rudyard - December 30, 1865 – January 18, 1936
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Lazarus, Emma - July 22, 1849 – November 19, 1887
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Lear, Edward - May 12, 1812 – January 29, 1888
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Lewis, C S - November 29, 1898 – November 22, 1963
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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth - February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882
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Machado, Antonio - July 26, 1875 – February 22, 1939
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Martí, José - January 28, 1853 – May 19, 1895
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Marvell, Andrew - 31 March 1621 – 16 August 1678
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Mayakovsky, Vladimir - July 19, 1893 – April 14, 1930
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Milton, John - December 9, 1608 – November 8, 1674
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Mistral, Gabriela - April 7, 1889 – January 10, 1957
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Moore, Thomas - May 28, 1779 – February 25, 1852
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Naidu, Sarojini - February 13, 1879 – March 2, 1949
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Nambiar, Kunchan - 1705 – 1770
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Neruda, Pablo - July 12, 1904 – September 23, 1973
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Petrarch, Francesco - 1304 – 1374
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Pillai, Changampuzha Krishna - October 11, 1911 – June 17, 1948
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Plath, Sylvia - October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963
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Po, Li - c. 701 – 762
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Poe, Edgar Allan - January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849
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Pope, Alexander - May 21, 1688 – May 30, 1744
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Pushkin, Alexander - June 6 1799 – February 10 1837
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Raleigh, Sir Walter - January 22, 1552 – October 29, 1618
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Riley, James Whitcomb - October 7, 1849 – July 22, 1916
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Rilke, Rainer Maria - December 4, 1875 – December 29, 1926
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Rossetti, Christina - December 5, 1830 – December 29, 1894
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Sappho, - 630 BC / 612 BC – 570BC
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Scott, Sir Walter - 15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832
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Service, Robert William - January 16, 1874 – September 11, 1958
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Shakespeare, William - April 1564 – April 23, 1616
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Shelley, Mary - August 30, 1797 – February 1, 1851
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Shelley, Percy Bysshe - August 4, 1792 – July 8, 1822
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Sidney, Sir Philip - 30 November 1554 – 17 October 1586
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Silverstein, Shel - September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999
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Southey, Robert - August 12, 1774 – March 21, 1843
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Stevens, Wallace - October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955
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Stevenson, Robert Louis - November 13, 1850 – December 3, 1894
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Tagore, Rabindranath - May 7, 1861 – August 7, 1941
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Teasdale, Sara - August 8, 1884 – January 29, 1933
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Tennyson, Alfred Lord - August 6, 1809 – October 6, 1892
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Thomas Malory, Sir - 1405 – 1471
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Thoreau, Henry David - July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862
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Twain, Mark - November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910
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von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang - August 28, 1749 – March 22, 1832
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Wei, Wang - 701 – 761
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Whitman, Walt - May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892
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Whittier, John Greenleaf - December 17, 1807 – September 7, 1892
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Wilde, Oscar - October 16, 1854 – November 30, 1900
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Wordsworth, William - April 7, 1770 – April 23, 1850
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Yeats, William Butler - June 13, 1865 – January 28, 1939
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