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The most famous poems in the world of the best known writers including Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Keats, Blake and more.

Famous Poems About Life Featured

10 Most Famous Poems On Life By Renowned Poets

  The topic of life has been explored by numerous poets through the ages. Poems with the dominant theme of life are often didactic, i.e. containing a moral instruction as an ulterior motive. They, at...
Famous Indian Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems In Indian Literature

  Indian poetry has a long and rich history dating back to ancient times. It has been written in numerous languages including Sanskrit, Hindi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Urdu, Persian and English. Meghaduta, written...
Famous Female Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems By Women Poets

  Though poets like Sappho have contributed to poetry from ancient times, females came to the forefront in poetic literature only in the 19th century. American poet Emily Dickinson; and British poets Christina Rossetti and...
Famous Poems About Death Featured

10 Most Famous Poems About Death

  A death poem is a genre of poetry which focuses on death. Numerous renowned poets have explored the nature of death, talked about the death of someone and even their own imminent death. The...
Famous French Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems In French Literature

  The Song of Roland, composed between 1040 and 1115, is the oldest surviving major work of French literature. It is an example of the chanson de geste, a literary form that celebrated legendary deeds....
Famous War Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems About Wars And Battles

  War poetry is poetry about war either written by a person who participates in a war and writes about his experiences; or by a non-combatant. One of the oldest extant works of Western literature,...
Famous English Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems In English Literature

  The earliest surviving English poetry may have been composed in the 7th century. It is written in Old English or Anglo-Saxon, the direct predecessor of modern English. The highest poetic achievement in Old English...
Famous American Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems In American Literature

  Poetry in the United State arose first when colonists wrote poetry to add to the poetic voices in the United Kingdom. As expected, early American poetry closely matched the British models of poetic form,...
John Donne Famous Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems By John Donne

  John Donne (1572 – 1631) was an English poet who has been often termed as the greatest love poet in the English language. He is also noted for his religious verse. Donne is the...
Famous Short Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Short Poems By Renowned Poets

  It is difficult to define a short poem. In this article, we have included only those poems which are shorter than a sonnet, or a 14 line poem. We have also excluded some poems...

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