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Popular Poets

Popular Poets


There are thousands of poets around the world. Each country has their own popular and famous poet. The English language also has thousands of different poets, and few poets are famous in most of the English-speaking countries.

In this page, we mention the most popular poets. Although some poets are more popular than others we do not distinguish one poet from other, this list, however, is created by the popularity of each poet on the internet.

Famous Modern Poets

  1. William Shakespeare

  2. Maya Angelou

  3. Robert Frost

  4. Pablo Neruda

  5. William Wordsworth

  6. Oscar Wilde

  7. Emily Dickinson

  8. Rabindranath Tagore

  9. Langston Hughes

  10. Walt Whitman

  11. William Blake

  12. Mark Twain

  13. Shel Silverstein

  14. Sylvia Plath

  15. Alfred Lord Tennyson

  16. Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings

  17. Rudyard Kipling

  18. William Butler Yeats

  19. Tupac Shakur

  20. Sandra Cisneros

  21. Sarojini Naidu

  22. Alice Walker

  23. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  24. Charles Bukowski

  25. Muhammad Ali

  26. Christina Rossetti

  27. Billy Collins

  28. Carol Ann Duffy

  29. Edgar Allan Poe

  30. John Donne

  31. John Keats

  32. Ralph Waldo Emerson

  33. Nikki Giovanni

  34. Raymond Carver

  35. Thomas Hardy

  36. Lewis Carroll

  37. Ogden Nash

  38. Anne Sexton

  39. Spike Milligan

  40. Carl Sandburg

  41. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  42. Alexander Pushkin

  43. Henry David Thoreau

  44. George (Lord) Byron

  45. Gary Soto

  46. Percy Bysshe Shelley

  47. Victor Hugo

  48. Thunchaththu Ramanujan Ezhuthachan

  49. Roger McGough

  50. Sara Teasdale

We are still in the process of collecting data and updating this website. If by any chance we forgot any favorite poet of yours in this list and you would like us to add the poet, then please use the comment section on any post.


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