Rupert Brooke (1887-1915)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1909-1892)
Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
William Blake (1757-1827) an English poet and painter who had a major impact on the romantic era.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was an American poet who wrote many classics including "Paul Revere's Ride." He is one of the most important poets in American history.
Lewis Carrol [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898) was an English author and mathematician best know for his work Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Throw the Looking Glass.
Wilfred Owen was born at Oswestry on 18th March 1893 A month before his death he wrote to his mother: "My nerves are in perfect order. I came out again in order to help these boys; directly, by leading them as well as an officer can; indirectly, by watching their sufferings that I may speak of them as well as a pleader can." Let his own words be his epitaph:? "Courage was mine, and I had mystery; Wisdom was mine, and I had mastery." ~Siegfried Sassoon
Kathleen Mansfield Murry was born in 1888 and died in 1923. Prominent in the modernist movement as a short fiction writing, her poetry is lesser know.
D.H. Lawrence was born in 1885 and died in 1930. He was an English poet, author and playwright.
Arthur Rimbaud was born in 1854 and died in 1891. He was for the most part a boy poet. His work was part of the decadent movement.
Edgar Allan Poe was born in 1809 and died in 1849. He was an American writer and poet. He was one of the cornerstone writers of the Romantic Movement.
James Elroy Flecker was a British poet who was born in 1884 and died in 1915. He was the most famous poet of the Parnassian Poets.
Ralph Waldo Emerson was born in 1803 and died in 1882. He was a American poet who lead the Transcendentalist movement.
Emily Dickinson was born December 10, 1830. Less than a dozen of her 1800 poems were published while she was alive.
The American poet Walt Whitman was is consider the first modern poet. 20th century writers build the modern movement on Whitman's works.