Presenting biographies of some famous poets and writers of all ages. The biographies highlight childhood, works and achievements and later life of these great poets.

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John Updike John Updike
American

Horace Horace
Ancient Roman

Hesiod Hesiod
Greek

Richard Cabral Richard Cabral
Mexican, American

Li Bai Li Bai
Chinese
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Tukaram Tukaram
Indian

Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi
French, Iranian

Anne Sexton Anne Sexton
American

Lucretius Lucretius
Ancient Roman

Banjo Paterson Banjo Paterson
Australian
Knut Hamsun Knut Hamsun
Norwegian

Derek Walcott Derek Walcott
Saint Lucian

Pindar Pindar
Greek

Ogden Nash Ogden Nash
American

Gary Snyder Gary Snyder
American

Juvenal Juvenal
Italian

Kuvempu Kuvempu
Indian

Paul Bowles Paul Bowles
American

Claude McKay Claude McKay
Jamaican, American

Oliver Goldsmith Oliver Goldsmith
Irish, British

George Herbert George Herbert
British, Welsh

Mahmoud Darwish Mahmoud Darwish
Palestinian