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Sheldon Allen Silverstein (aka Shel Silverstein) is one of the most famous poets of all time. His fun, quirky, and thoughtful poems have captured...


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was considered one of America's best poets during the 19th century, and his works are still a major part of our literary culture. "Paul Revere's Ride," which commemorates the actions of the famous American patriot, is perhaps his best known poem


The line I had to read for my 5th grade DARE graduation haha. This poem has been drilled into my head over and over again since, and I think I've taken it to heart.


Gilbert “Gil” Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) was an American soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and ’80s. The influential poet and musician is often credited with being one of the progenitors of hip-hop, and is b...Gilbert “Gil” Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) was an American soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and…


Lawrence Ferlinghetti , an American poet and co-founder of the famous City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. b 1919.