15 Poets Whose Poetry I Wish To Read

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Today I’m going to share a list of 15 poets whose poetry books I want to read. I have started writing poems, so I figured it’s time to read and learn more poetry.


1. Emily Dickinson

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Emily Dickinson’s famous poem, “Hope Is The Thing With Feathers”, is one of my favorites. I want to read all her poems.

2. Edgar Allan Poe

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I really want to read Poe’s most famous poem, “The Raven”, amongst others.

3. William Wordsworth

The Collected Poems of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth is a renowned poet whose poetry I would love to explore.

4. Robert Frost

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Everyone knows about Robert Frost’s famous poem “The Road Not Taken”. I want to read more of his poems.

5. Sylvia Plath

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Sylvia Plath’s most famous work in the genre of poetry is “Ariel”.

6. Pablo Neruda

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Pablo Neruda is well-known in the genre of poetry.

7. Mary Oliver

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I am currently reading “Upstream: Selected Essays” by Mary Oliver and loving it. I would love to read her poetry collection.

8. Michael Faudet

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I have good things about Michael Faudet on Bookstagram and I am keen to read his poems.

9. Ocean Vuong

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Ocean Vuong’s 2016 debut poetry collection “Night Sky With Exit Wounds” received a lot of praise and awards.

10. Lang Leav

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Lang Leav’s poetry collection titled “Lullabies” won the Goodreads Choice Award in the poetry genre in 2014.

11. Nikita Gill

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Nikita Gill is another poet whose poetry has received a lot of praise.

12. Danez Smith

Don't Call Us Dead

Danez Smith is an award-winning poet whose poetry collection has received plenty of praises.

13. Rupi Kaur

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Rupi Kaur’s debut collection “Milk & Honey” received mixed reviews, but I wish to read it and decide for myself.

14. Amanda Lovelace

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I have read only “the witch doesnt burn in this one” by Lovelace and I liked it. I am keen to read more of her poetry.

15. Ross Gay

Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude

Ross Gay’s poetry collection “catalog of unabashed gratitude” has received a ton of praise.


Do you read poetry? If yes, which poetry books are your favorite? Do share in the comments below!

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