Text Box: 20th and 21st Centuries
Text Box: Masaoka Shiki (1867–1902), Japanese haiku poet
Kawahigashi Hekigoto (1873-1937), Japanese haiku poet
Kyoshi Takahama (1874–1959), Japanese haiku poet
Dakotsu Iida (1885–1962), Japanese haiku poet
Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931), Lebanese American
Maria Rainer Rilke (1857-1926), German poet
Edward Carpenter (1844 – 1929), English poet
D. H.  Lawrence (1885–1930), English poet
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British poet, Noble laureate 1907
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), Irish poet, Nobel laureate 1923 
James Joyce (1882-1941), Irish poet
Allâma Sir Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938), India/Pakistan (Urdu-Persian)
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), India/Bengali poet, Nobel laureate 1913 
Sri Aurbindo (1872-1950), Indian, composer of Savitri
Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956), Belgian poet
Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957), Chilean poet, Nobel laureate 1945
Nimâ Yushij (1896-1960), Iranian, Father of modern free-verse Persian
Boris Pasternak (1890-1960), Russian poet, Nobel laureate 1958
Hermann Hesse (1877-1962), German-Swiss poet and novelist, Nobel laureate 1946
Salvatore Quasimodo (1901-1968), Italian poet and writer, Nobel laureate 1959
John Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962), American poet 
Alfred Noyes (1880-1958), English poet
T. S.  Eliot (1888 – 1965), Anglo-American poet, Nobel laureate 1948 
W. H. Auden (1907 – 1973) Anglo-American
Robert Frost (1874-1963), American poet
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) (1886–1961), American poetess
William Carlos Williams (1883–1963), American poet
Ezra Pound (1885-1972), American expatriate Modernist poet
Wallace Stevens (1879-1955), American Modernist poet
Hart Crane (1899-1932), American modernist poet
Marianne Moore (1887-1972), American modernist poetess
Thomas Merton (1915-1968), American Catholic mystic
Nâzim Hikmet (1902-1963), Turkish poet
Langston Hughes (1902–1967), American poet
Pablo Neruda (1904-1973), Chilean poet, Nobel laureate 1971 
Carl Sandburg (1878 – 1967), American poet
William S. Burroughs (1914-1997), American “Beat Generation” poet
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969), American “Beat Generation” poet
Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997), American “Beat Generation” poet
Ted Hughes (1930-1998), English poet
Octavio Paz (1914–1998), Mexican poet , Nobel laureate 1990 
Kathleen Raine (1908 – 2003), British poetess
Faiz Ahmad Faiz (1911-1984), Pakistani Urdu poet
Francis Brabazon (1907-1984), Australian poet
Rolf Jacobsen (1907-1994), Norwegian Modernist poet 
Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004), Polish poet, Nobel laureate 1980
Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996), Russian-American, Nobel laureate 1987
Mahmud Darwish (1941-2008), Palestinian poet
Thich Nhat Hanh (1929- ), Vietnamese Zen poet
Wole Soyinka (1934-), Nigerian poet, Nobel laureate 1986
Derek Walcott (1930-), Caribbean poet and writer, Nobel laureate 1992
Wislawa Szymborska (1923-), Polish poet, Nobel laureate 1996
Robert Lowell (1917-1977), American poet, founder of the confessional poetry movement
Sylvia Plath (1932-1963), American poetess
Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979), American poetess
Robert Bly (1926- ), American poet
Donald Hall (1928- ), American poet
Adrienne Rich (1929– 2012), American poetess
Gary Snyder (1930- ), American poet
Harold Pinter (1930-), English poet, Nobel laureate 2005
Mark Strand (1934- ), American poet
Wendell Berry (1934- ), American poet
Mary Oliver (1935- ), American poetess
Seamus Heaney (1939-), Irish poet, Nobel laureate 1995
Tomas Tranströmer (1931-), Swedish poet, Nobel laureate 2011
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