Poets

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T V W X Y Z
Milton Acorn
Milton Acorn
1923–1986
Sherman Alexie
Sherman Alexie
b. 1966
Madhur Anand
Madhur Anand
b. 1971
 Matthew Arnold
Matthew Arnold
1822-1888
Joanne Arnott
Joanne Arnott
b. 1960
John Ashbery
John Ashbery
b. 1927
Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood
b. 1939
Margaret  Avison
Margaret Avison
1918-2007
Ken Babstock
Ken Babstock
b. 1970
Elizabeth Bachinsky
Elizabeth Bachinsky
b. 1976
Marie Annharte Baker
Marie Annharte Baker
b. 1942
 Aphra Behn
Aphra Behn
1640-1689
Ted Berrigan
Ted Berrigan
1934-1983
Earle Birney
Earle Birney
1904-1995
Elizabeth Bishop
Elizabeth Bishop
1911-1979
bill bissett
b. 1939
 William Blake
William Blake
1757-1827
Robin Blaser
Robin Blaser
1925-2009
Rachel Boast
Rachel Boast
b. 1975
Christian Bök
b. 1966
Stephanie Bolster
Stephanie Bolster
b. 1969
Shane Book
Shane Book
Roo Borson
Roo Borson
b. 1952
Rita Bouvier
Rita Bouvier
b. 1950
George Bowering
George Bowering
b. 1935
Anne Bradstreet
1612-1672
Dionne Brand
Dionne Brand
b. 1953
Kamau Brathwaite
b. 1930
Robert Bringhurst
Robert Bringhurst
b. 1946
Emily Brontë
Emily Brontë
1818-1848
 Rupert Brooke
Rupert Brooke
1887-1915
Nicole Brossard
b. 1943
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
1806-1861
 Robert Browning
Robert Browning
1812-1889
Suzanne Buffam
Suzanne Buffam
b. 1972
 Robert Burns
Robert Burns
1759-1796
Lord (George Gordon) Byron
1788-1824
Wilfred Campbell
Wilfred Campbell
1858-1918
Thomas Campion
1567-1620
Bliss Carman
Bliss Carman
1861-1929
Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll
1832-1898
Anne Carson
b. 1950
 Lady Mary Chudleigh
Lady Mary Chudleigh
1656-1710
John Clare
John Clare
1793-1864
George Elliott Clarke
George Elliott Clarke
b. 1960
Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen
1934-2016
 Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
1772-1834
Billy Collins
Billy Collins
b. 1941
Kevin Connolly
Kevin Connolly
b. 1962
Afua Cooper
Afua Cooper
b. 1957
William Cowper
William Cowper
1731-1800
Hart Crane
1899-1932
Isabella Valancy Crawford
1850-1887
Robert Creeley
1926-2005
Lynn Crosbie
Lynn Crosbie
b. 1963
Lorna Crozier
Lorna Crozier
b. 1948
Michael Crummey
Michael Crummey
b. 1965
H. D.
H. D.
1886-1961
Walter De La Mare
Walter De La Mare
1873-1956
Mary di Michele
Mary di Michele
b. 1949
Emily Dickinson
1830-1886
 John Donne
John Donne
1572-1631
 John Dryden
John Dryden
1631-1700
Norman Dubie
b. 1945
Marilyn Dumont
Marilyn Dumont
b. 1955
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Paul Laurence Dunbar
1872-1906
T. S. Eliot
T. S. Eliot
1888-1965
Queen Elizabeth I
1533-1603
 Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803-1882
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
b. 1919
Connie Fife
Connie Fife
b. 1961
 Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea
Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea
1661-1720
Jon Paul Fiorentino
Jon Paul Fiorentino
Robert Frost
Robert Frost
1874-1963
 Margaret Fuller
Margaret Fuller
1810-1850
Ulrikka S. Gernes
b. 1965
Allen Ginsberg
Allen Ginsberg
1926-1997
Sue Goyette
Sue Goyette
b. 1964
Thomas Gray
Thomas Gray
1716-1771
Wioletta Greg
Wioletta Greg
b. 1974
Barbara Guest
Barbara Guest
1920-2006
Kate Hall
Kate Hall
b. 1977
 Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy
1840-1928
Joy Harjo
b. 1951
Claire Harris
Claire Harris
b. 1937
 Charles Heavysege
Charles Heavysege
1816-1876
Mathew Henderson
Mathew Henderson
b. 1985
 William Ernest Henley
William Ernest Henley
1849-1903
 George Herbert
George Herbert
1593-1633
 Robert Herrick
Robert Herrick
1591-1674
Brenda Hillman
Brenda Hillman
b. 1951
Susan Holbrook
Susan Holbrook
b. 1967
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oliver Wendell Holmes
1809-1894
 Gerard Manley Hopkins
Gerard Manley Hopkins
1844-1889
 A. E. Housman
A. E. Housman
1859-1936
Liz Howard
Liz Howard
b. 1985
 Leigh Hunt
Leigh Hunt
1784-1859
Alootook Ipellie
1951–2007
 E. Pauline Johnson
E. Pauline Johnson
1861-1913
 Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson
1572-1637
 John Keats
John Keats
1795-1821
A. M. Klein
A. M. Klein
1909-1972
Raymond Knister
Raymond Knister
1899-1932
Joy Kogawa
Joy Kogawa
b. 1935
Charles Lamb
1775-1834
Archibald Lampman
Archibald Lampman
1861-1899
 Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
1802-1838
James Langer
James Langer
b. 1973
Evelyn Lau
Evelyn Lau
b. 1971
Irving Layton
Irving Layton
1912–2006
 Edward Lear
Edward Lear
1812-1888
Dennis Lee
Dennis Lee
b. 1939
Sylvia Legris
Sylvia Legris
b. 1966
 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
1807-1882
Michael Longley
Michael Longley
b. 1939
 Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
1809-1892
 Richard Lovelace
Richard Lovelace
1618-1657
Amy Lowell
Amy Lowell
1874-1925
Pat Lowther
Pat Lowther
1935-1975
Gwendolyn MacEwen
Gwendolyn MacEwen
1941-1987
Lee Maracle
Lee Maracle
b. 1950
 Christopher Marlowe
Christopher Marlowe
1564-1593
Andrew Marvell
1621-1678
Edgar Lee Masters
Edgar Lee Masters
1868-1950
 John McCrae
John McCrae
1872-1918
David McGimpsey
b. 1962
Don McKay
Don McKay
b. 1942
Herman Melville
Herman Melville
1819-1891
Anne Michaels
Anne Michaels
b. 1958
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Edna St. Vincent Millay
1892-1950
 John Milton
John Milton
1608-1674
Marianne Moore
Marianne Moore
1887-1972
A. F. Moritz
A. F. Moritz
b. 1947
Daniel David Moses
Daniel David Moses
b. 1952
Erin Mouré
Erin Mouré
b. 1955
Paul Muldoon
Paul Muldoon
b. 1951
Jane Munro
Jane Munro
b. 1943
George Murray
George Murray
b. 1971
Hoa Nguyen
Hoa Nguyen
b. 1967
bp Nichol
bp Nichol
1944-1988
Lorine Niedecker
Lorine Niedecker
1903-1970
Yone Noguchi
Yone Noguchi
1875-1947
Alice Notley
Alice Notley
b. 1945
Alden Nowlan
Alden Nowlan
1933-1983
Michael Ondaatje
Michael Ondaatje
b. 1943
 Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen
1893-1918
Frank O'Hara
Frank O’Hara
1926-1966
P. K. Page
P. K. Page
1916-2010
Elise Partridge
Elise Partridge
1958–2015
Don Paterson
Don Paterson
b. 1963
Soraya Peerbaye
Soraya Peerbaye
b. 1971
M. NourbeSe Philip
b. 1947
 Katherine Philips
Katherine Philips
1632-1664
Carl Phillips
Carl Phillips
b. 1959
Rowan Ricardo Phillips
b. 1974
Marjorie Pickthall
Marjorie Pickthall
1883-1922
 Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
1809-1849
 Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope
1688-1744
 Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound
1885-1972
E. J. Pratt
E. J. Pratt
1882-1964
Al Purdy
Al Purdy
1918-2000
Sina Queyras
Sina Queyras
b. 1963
 Sir Walter Raleigh
Sir Walter Raleigh
1552-1618
Claudia Rankine
Claudia Rankine
b. 1963
Spencer Reece
Spencer Reece
b. 1963
Charles G. D. Roberts
Charles G. D. Roberts
1860-1943
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Edwin Arlington Robinson
1869-1935
Mary Robinson
1757-1800
Damian Rogers
Damian Rogers
b. 1972
Matthew Rohrer
Matthew Rohrer
b. 1970
Christina Rossetti
1830-1894
 Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
1828-1882
Jerome Rothenberg
Jerome Rothenberg
b. 1931
Tomasz Rózycki
Tomasz Rózycki
b. 1970
Arnand Garnet Ruffo
Armand Garnet Ruffo
 Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg
1878-1967
Sangster, Charles
Charles Sangster
1822-1893
Gregory Scofield
Gregory Scofield
b. 1966
 Duncan Campbell Scott
Duncan Campbell Scott
1862-1947
F. R. Scott
F. R. Scott
1899-1985
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
1564-1616
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley
1792-1822
Leanne Simpson
Leanne Simpson
b. 1971
 Charlotte Smith
Charlotte Smith
1749-1806
Patricia Smith
b. 1955
A. J. M. Smith
A. J. M. Smith
1902-1980
Stevie Smith
1902-1971
Gary Snyder
Gary Snyder
b. 1930
Adam Sol
Adam Sol
Karen Solie
Karen Solie
b. 1966
Raymond Souster
Raymond Souster
1921 - 2012
Carmine Starnino
Carmine Starnino
b. 1970
Gertrude Stein
1874-1946
 Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift
1667-1745
Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore
1861-1941
Sara Teasdale
Sara Teasdale
1884-1933
Souvankham Thammavongsa
Souvankham Thammavongsa
b. 1978
Sharon Thesen
Sharon Thesen
b. 1946
Katherena Vermette
Katherena Vermette
b. 1977
Fred Wah
Fred Wah
b. 1939
Bronwen Wallace
Bronwen Wallace
1945-1989
 Edmund Waller
Edmund Waller
1606-1687
 Walt Whitman
Walt Whitman
1819-1892
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
1850-1919
William Carlos Williams
William Carlos Williams
1883-1963
Ian Williams
b. 1979
Rita Wong
Rita Wong
b. 1968
William Wordsworth
1770-1850
C. D. Wright
1949-2016
 Sir Walter Raleigh
Thomas Wyatt
1503-1542
Elinor Wylie
Elinor Wylie
1885-1928
Wang Xiaoni
Wang Xiaoni
b. 1955
 William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats
1865-1939
Changming Yuan
Changming Yuan
Matthew Zapruder
Matthew Zapruder
b. 1967