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Famous Poets & Poetry: Classical to Modern Era

Here is a list of famous poets on Poem of Quotes. Hopefully you'll find someone you love or will love in the near future through their poetry, biographies, and analyses.

Haiku Poets Haiku Poets

These men and women helped create a genre so great that it is often referred to only as "haiku". Even though haiku is a type of poem, what was once seen as something written for a greater work is now one of the greatest stand-alone works literature.

Top Poets:
Basho, Matsuo
Shiki, Masaoka