Popular Poets

Popular Poets

There are thousands of poets around the world. Each country has its 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.

On 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.

List of Popular 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.