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  • Nicholas Rowe (category English poets)
    Nicholas Rowe (1674–1718), English dramatist, poet and miscellaneous writer, was appointed Poet Laureate in 1715. And one false step entirely damns her
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  • Colley Cibber (category Poets laureate)
    (June 11, 1671 – November 12, 1757) was an English actor, playwright, Poet Laureate, first British actor-manager, and head Dunce of Alexander Pope's Dunciad
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  • Thomas Warton (category Poets laureate)
    Thomas Warton (January 9, 1728 – May 21, 1790) was the British Poet Laureate from 1785 until his death. The three published volumes of his uncompleted
    2 KB (275 words) - 18:26, 21 March 2016
  • Thomas Shadwell (category English poets)
    was an English playwright and miscellaneous writer who was appointed poet laureate in 1689. Love quickly is pall'd, Tho' with labour 'tis gain'd; Wine
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  • Mellin de Saint-Gelais (category French poets)
    (ca. 1490 – October 1558) was a French writer of the Renaissance and Poet Laureate of Francis I of France. It's better to act and to regret / Than to
    1 KB (130 words) - 12:37, 27 September 2015
  • Nahum Tate (category Poets laureate)
    Nahum Tate (1652–1715) was an Irish Protestant poet, hymnist and lyricist, who became Poet Laureate in 1692. See also Tate and Brady. While shepherds
    1 KB (147 words) - 14:57, 28 September 2015
  • John Masefield (category Poets laureate)
    Masefield, OM (1 June 1878 – 12 May 1967) was an English poet and writer; he was Poet Laureate from 1930 until his death. I must down to the seas
    4 KB (600 words) - 02:28, 3 December 2014
  • Joseph Brodsky (category American poets)
    28 January 1996) was a Russian-American poet, winner of the 1987 Nobel Prize in Literature, and Poet Laureate of the United States for 1991–1992. The
    3 KB (334 words) - 06:56, 16 September 2015
  • Donald Hall (category American poets)
    is an American poet. He was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (commonly known as the Poet Laureate of the United
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  • Henry Timrod (category American poets)
    (December 8, 1828 – October 7, 1867) was an American poet from South Carolina, often called the Poet Laureate of the Confederacy. Thy skirts indeed the foe
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  • Alfred Austin (category Poets laureate)
    Alfred Austin (1835 – 1913) was an English poet laureate. The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture
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  • Robert Southey (category Poets laureate)
    1774 – March 21 1843) was an English poet of the Romantic school, one of the so-called Lake Poets, and Poet Laureate. If you would be pungent, be brief ;
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  • Josephine Jacobsen (category American poets)
    19, 1908 – July 9, 2003) was an American poet, short story writer, and critic. She served as Poet Laureate of the United States 1971–1973. I may, if
    1 KB (147 words) - 07:20, 11 September 2015
  • Allen Tate (category American poets)
    19, 1899 – February 9, 1979) was an American poet, essayist, and social commentator, and Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress
    1 KB (169 words) - 18:06, 25 May 2016
  • as the Tin Man in the film The Wiz. He is often referred to as "the poet laureate of television" because of his signature saucy 4-line rhymes. As we
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  • Stanley Kunitz (category American poets)
    American poet who served two years (1974–1976) as the Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (a precursor to the modern Poet Laureate program)
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  • Cecil Day Lewis (category Poets laureate)
    Day Lewis, CBE (27 April 1904 – 22 May 1972) was an Irish poet, the British Poet Laureate between 1968 to 1972, and, under the pseudonym of Nicholas
    5 KB (557 words) - 08:46, 22 April 2013
  • Robert Hayden (category American poets)
    Poetry to the Library of Congress, the position which in 1985 became the Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. Sundays too my father
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  • Richard Wilbur (category Poets laureate)
    Wilbur (born 1 March 1921) is an American poet and literary translator. He was appointed the second Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of
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  • Andrew Motion (category Poets laureate)
    October 1952) is an English poet, novelist and biographer. He was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009. Poets know their own poems in a
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