Poetry is an artistic literature through which the artists describes their feelings, emotions and imaginations to the world forming words in a way that uses rhythmic language. The 3 main kinds of poetry include narrative, lyrical and dramatic forms wherein the main attributes of poetry involve punctuations, formats, tone and sound with a descriptive imagination personified with right figures of speech. From decades, poetry has played a vital role enabling us to appraise our surroundings, see and understand the world with a descriptive perception. Poetry has always been inspiring people and will continue to do the same considering it as a never-ending form of art.
Below are some of the best poets of all time. Have a look
William Shakespeare is one of the greatest British writers, known as the National poet of England and the Bard of Avon.
Famous Plays: Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merchant of Venice, The Taming of the Shrew
Famous Poems: Sonnet 18, The Phoenix and Turtle, Blow Blow thou winter wind, The Rape of Lucrece.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, an English poet belonging to the Victorian Era was inspired by William Shakespeare resulting which she started writing at an early age of 12 years. Her love story with poet Robert Browning gained immense popularity.
Famous Books: Sonnets from the Portuguese, The Cry of the Children, The Complete Works, A Drama of Exile.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American poet, lecturer as well as an philosopher who inspired people to fight against slavery, also led a transcendentalist movement to fight against rationalism.
Famous Books: Self-Reliance, The American Scholar, Society and Solitude, The Conduct of Life.
Jalal al-Din Rumi
Jalal al-Din Rumi also known as Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi or Rumi, was a Persian poet. He was a spiritual follower and used his personal experiences to explain more about the spiritual world.
Famous Books: Th Sufi Path of Love, Love is a stranger, The Essential Rumi, The Rumi Collection
National Poet India, Rabindranath Tagore is a philosopher, social reformer as well as a great painter has been honored with Nobel prize for his literature works. He has written the national anthem for both India and Bangladesh.
Famous Books: Gitanjali, The Gardener, The Post Office, Shesher Kabita.
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