A

Abdul Qahar Asi (April 12, 1956 – Sep 29, 1994) (Afghanistan)
Abdul Rahman Pazhwak (Mar 07, 1919 – Jun 08, 1995) (Afghanistan)
Abolqasem Lahouti (Oct 12, 1887- Mar 16, 1957) (Iran)
Abu Mohammad Badie Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Abu Abdullah Bin Hassan Maarofi Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Abdul Hakim Ziaie (Afghanistan)
Abdul Karim Ayding (Afghanistan)
Ahmad Faraz (Pakistan)
Ahmad Shah Durrani (1723 – Oct 16, 1772) (Afghanistan)
Ahmad Mahmood Imperator (Afghanistan)
Ahmad Zahir (June 14, 1946 – June 14, 1979) (Afghanistan)
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (Russia) (National Poet)
Ali Reza Qazwa (Iran)
Allama Mohammad Iqbal (Pakistan) (National Poet)
Allama Sayed Jamaluddin Afghan (Afghanistan)
Atif Saeed (Pakistan)
Ayesha Durrani (Afghanistan)
Ali Ashghar Bashir Herawi (Afghanistan)
Amir Minai (1828 – 1900) (India)
Amir Moazi Naishaburi (Persia)
Amir Khisrou Balkhi Dehlavi (1253 – 1325) (Afghanistan / India)
Anwari Abduwardi (Turkmenistan / Persia)
Asad Badie (Afghanistan)
Assadullah Afif Bakhtari (1962-2017) (Afghanistan)
Asghar Tanweer (Afghanistan)
Awara Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Ayn al-Qozat Hamadani (1098 – 1131) (Persia)
Aziza Enayat (Afghanistan)

B

Baba Sheikh Farid (1173 – 1266) (Pakistan)
Baba Tahir Uryan (Persia)
Baba Afzal Kashani (13th Century) (Persia)
Baqir Fidaghi Laristani (Iran)
Binavi Badakhshani (13th Century) (Afghanistan)
Bibi Hayati (19th Century) (Persia)
Bulleh Shah (1680 – 1758) Punjab (Pakistan/India)

F

Faiz Ahmad Faiz (Pakistan)
Faiz Kashani (Persia)
Fakhr Shirazi (Persia)
Farhat Abbas Shah (Pakistan)
Fayez Dashtestani (Persia)
Fazil Nazari (Iran)
Forough Farrokhzad (Jan 5, 1935 – Feb 13, 1967) (Iran)
Fauzia Rabab (India)
Froughi Bastami (1798 – 1857) (Iraq / Iran)

G

Ghulam Sarwar Dehqan Kabuli (1904-1975) (Afghanistan)
Goodar Zazai (Afghanistan)

H

Habibullah Bulbul (1927-1995) (Afghanistan)
Hafiz Shirazi (1320 – 1389) (Persia)
Hakim Nzari Qahistani (Persia)
Hakuin (1686 – 1768) (Japan)
Haidari Wojoudi (Afghanistan)
Hamid al-Din Kirmani (966-1021) (Egypt)
Hamid Parafshan (Afghanistan)
Hanzala Badghisi (Afghanistan)
Haroon Rahoon (Afghanistan)
Hatif Isfahani (Persia)
Hilali Chightai (Afghanistan)
Homaira Nikhat Dastagirzada (Afghanistan)

I

Ibrahim Mohsin Roshani (Afghanistan)
Iftikhar Raghib (India)
Imadeddin Nasimi (1369? – 1418) (Azerbaijan)

J

Jaun Elia (1931 – 2002) (Pakistan)
Jayanta Mahapatra (India)
Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc (1870 – 1953) (United Kingdom)

K

Kabuli Khan Karimpour (Afghanistan)
Kamaluddin Wahshi Bafqi (Persia)
Khalilullah Khalili (Afghanistan)
Khaqani (1120 – 1190) (Azerbaijan / Persia)
Khisraw Sarakhsi (Persia / Turkmenistan)
 Khuwaja Abdullah Ansar (1006-1088) Afghanistan
Khuwajawi Kirmani (1280 – 1352) (Persia)
Khushal Khan Khattak (1613 –  Feb 25 1689) (National Poet of Afghanistan)

L

Lalla (14th Century) Kashmir (India/Pakistan)
Layeq Sher Ali (1941 – 2000) (Tajikistan)
Lewis Carroll (United Kingdom)
Lina Rozbih Haidari (Afghanistan)
Latif Danishmand (Afghanistan)

M

Mahsati Ganjavi (12th Century) (Azerbaijan)
Magrupy (Turkmenistan)
Magtymguly Pyragy  (1724-1782) (Turkmenistan) (National Poet)
Mah Sharaf Khanom Mastoureh Ardalan (1805 – 1848) (Iran / Iraq)
Maile Mashhadi (Iran)
Mansur al- Hallaj (March 26, 858 – March 26, 922) (Iran / Iraq)
Manikkavacakar (9th Century) (India)
Massoud Sa’ad Salman (Afghanistan / Persia)
Mehdi Akhavan-Sales (Iran)
Mehdi Sohaili (Iran)
Meher Baba (1894 – 1969)
Meer Taqi Meer (India/Pakistan)
Mirza Abdul Qadir Bedil (Afghanistan)
Mirza Muhammad Hasan Qateel Lahori
Mirza Asadullah Beg Ghalib (1797 – 1869) (India)
Mohammad Abdul Aziz Mahjoor (1945 – 2017) (Afghanistan)
Mohammadullah Afzali (Afghanistan)
Mohammad Musa Shafiq (1932 – 1979) (Afghanistan)
Mohtashim Kashani (Perisa)
Monir Sepas (Afghanistan)
Mollanepes (Turkmenistan)
Mohammadullah Afzali (Afghanistan)
Mohammad Abdul Hamid Asir Qandi Agha (Afghanistan)
Mohammad Ali Khan (Pakistan)
Mohammad Fakhir Makeen (Iran)
Mohammad Naim Johar (Afghanistan)
Mohammad Wali Kemina (Turkmenistan)
Mah Rukh Zaidi (Pakistan)
Mohsin Naqwi (Pakistan)
Mullah Hadi Sabzwari (Persia)
Muzhgan Shafa Saghar (Afghanistan)
Mullah Sili Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Mullah Saidae Balkhi (Afghanistan)

N

Nadia Tajik (Afghanistan)
Nadir Nadirpour (Iran)
Nabogh Hasibullah Ahrari (Afghanistan)
Naqib Khan Toghral Ahrari (1865 – 1919) (Tajikistan)
Najmuddin Abubakr Mohammad Zarkob (Persia)
Nooruddin Abdul Rahman “Jami” Herawi (1048-1141) (Afghanistan)
Nasir Khisraw Balkhi (1004 – 1088) (Afghanistan)
Nazo Tokhi (1651 – 1717) (Afghanistan)
Nezami Ganjavi (1141-1209) (Azerbaijan)

O

Obaid Zakani (Persia)

P

Partaw Naderi (Afghanistan)
Parween Etesami (Iran)

Q

Qa’ani Shirazi (Persia)
Qari Abdullah (Afghanistan)
Qushayri (? – 1074) (Persia)
Qateel Shifai (Pakistan)

R

Rabia Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Rahman Baba (1653 – 1711) (Afghanistan)
Rasoul Poyan (Afghanistan)
Raziq Faani (1943 – 2007) (Afghanistan)
Ruknuddin Ohadi Maraghai (Persia)

S

Saib Tabrizi (Persia)
Sadiq Sarmad (Iran)
Safar Nazari Faiz (1981 – 2017) (Afghanistan)
Salman Sawaji (Persia)
Sami Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Sanai Ghaznavi (1044 – 1150) (Afghanistan)
Sarmad Sadiq (Iran)
Sayed Homayoun Shah Alemi (Afghanistan)
Said Mohammad Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Sayeda Makhfi Badakhshi (Afghanistan)
Sofi Ghulam Nabi Ashqari (Afghanistan)
Sofi Abdul Haq Betab (Afghanistan)
Sahl al- Tustari (818? – 896) (Persia)
Sarmad (? – 1659) (Persia & India)
Saqai Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Siavash Kasrai (Iran)
Simin Behbahani (1927 – 2014) (Iran)
Shahid Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Shah Nematollah Vali (1330 – 1431) (Persia)
Shah Shuja Durrani (Nov 4, 1785 – April 5, 1842) (Afghanistan)
Shahabuddin Amoq Bukhari (Bukhara – Uzbekistan)
Sharifi Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Shah Ismail Safawi Khartai (Persia)
Sharif Hakim (Afghanistan)
Shatir Abas Sabohi (1896 – 1936) (Iran)
Sheikh Abul Hasan Khirqani (Persia)
Sheikh Fakhruddin Iraqi (June 10, 1213 – 1289) (Iran, Iraq, Syria)
Sheikh Farid ud-Din Attar (1120? – 1220?) (Persia)
Sheikh Abu Said Abul Khair (Dec 7, 967 – Jan 12, 1049) (Turkmenistan)
Sohrab Sepehri (1928 – 1980) (Iran)
Soroosh Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Sultan Valad Balkhi (Eldest Son of Rumi Balkhi)(1240 – 1312) (Afghanistan)
Sultan Balkhi (Afghanistan)

T

Tamana Mehrzad (Afghanistan)

U

Urfi Shirazi (Persia)

W

Wahdat Kirmanshahi (Iran)
Wali Popal (Afghanistan)
Waqar Khan (Pakistan)


Y

Yunus Emre (1238 – 1320) (Turkey)

Z

Zaigham Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Zain Shakeel (Pakistan)
Zahiruddin Faryabi (Persia)
Zeb Unnesa Begum Makhfi (Feb 15, 1638 – May 26, 1702) (India) 

Zia Qarizada (Afghanistan)

 

A

Abbas Səhhət (Azerbaijan)
Abdulla Şaiq (Azerbaijan)
Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833 – 1870) (Portugal / Australia)
Adrian Green (United Kingdom)
Abraham Lincoln (Feb 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) (United States)
Alan Alexander Milne (1882 – 1956) (United Kingdom)
Alden Nowlan (1933 – 1983) (Canada)
Alan Seeger (1888 – July 4, 1916) (United States / France)
Aleister Crowley (1875 – 1947) (United Kingdom)
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (Russia) (National Poet)
Alec Derwent Hope (July 21, 1907 – July 13, 2000) (Australia)
Alessandro Manzoni (Itlay)
Alfonsina Storni (1892 – 1938) (Argentine)
Almas İldırım (Azerbaijan)
Allama Mohammad Iqbal (Pakistan) (National Poet)
Atif Saeed (Pakistan)
Abdal Muhittin (16th Century) (Turkey)
AE (Russell, George William) (1867 – 1935) (Ireland)
Akha (1600 – 1650) (India)
Akka Mahadevi (12th Century) (India)
Anna Akhmatova (1889 – 1966) (Russia)
Angelus Silesius (1624 – 1677) (Poland / Germany)
Antonio Machado (1875 – 1939) (Spain)
Ahmad Al-Alawi (1869 – 1934) (Algeria)
A.K Ramanujan (March 16, 1929 – July 13, 1993) (India)
Aleister Crowley (Oct 12, 1875 – Dec 1, 1947) (United Kingdom)
Al-Nuri, Abu ‘l-Husayn (? – 908) (Iraq)
Alfred Edward Housman (March 26, 1859 – April 30, 1936) (United Kingdom)
Allen Ginsberg (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) (United States)
Algernon Charles Swinburne (April 5, 1837 – April 10, 1909) (United Kingdom)
Aleksandr Blok (August 22, 1873 – April 7, 1928) (Poland)
Alexander Pope (May 21, 1688 – May 30, 1744) (United Kingdom)
Amir Minai (1828 – 1900) (India)
Amy Levy (Nov 10, 1861 – Sept 10, 1889) (United Kingdom)
Amy Clampitt (June 15, 1920 – Sept 10, 1994) (United States)
Ambrose Bierce (June 24, 1842 – 1914) (United States / Mexico)
Amy Lowell (Feb 9, 1874 – May 12, 1925) (United States)
Andrei Voznesensky (May 12, 1933 – June 1, 2010) (Russia)
Andrew Marvell (March 31, 1621 – August 16, 1678) (United Kingdom)
Andrew Barton Paterson (Feb 17, 1864 – Feb 5, 1941) (Australia)
Anne Bronte (Jan 17, 1820 – May 28, 1849) (United Kingdom)
Ann Taylor (Jan 30, 1782 – Dec 20, 1866) (United Kingdom)
Anne Kingsmill Finch (April 1661 – August 5, 1720) (United Kingdom)
Anne Bradstreet (March 20, 1612 – Sept 16, 1672) (United Kingdom)
Anne Killigrew (1660 – June 16, 1685) (United Kingdom)
Anne Sexton (Nov 9, 1928 – Oct 4, 1974) (United States)
Anna Swir (1909 – 1984) (Poland)
Anne Bradstreet (1612 – 1672) (United States)
Ann Griffiths (1776 – 1805) (Wales)
Anandamurti (Sarkar, Prabhat Ranjan) (1921 – 1990) (India)
Andrew Colliver (1953 – ) (Australia)
Anthony Hecht (Jan 16, 1923 – October 20, 2004) (United States)
Anwari Abduwardi (Turkmenistan / Persia)
Aonghus of the Divinity (16th Century) (Ireland)
Arthur Osborne (1909 – 1970) (England)
Alfred Tennyson (1809 – 1892) (England)
Archie Randolph Ammons (Feb 18, 1926 – Feb 25, 2001) (United States)
Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) (United States)
Arnaut Daniel (? – 1210?) (France)
Arapaho (19th Century) (United States)
Arthur Seymour John Tessimond (July 19, 1902 – May 13, 1962) (United Kingdom)
Arthur Hugh Clough (Jan 1, 1819 – Nov 13, 1861) (United Kingdom / Italy)
Arthur S. J. Symons (July 19, 1902 – May 13, 1962) (United Kingdom)
Aurobindo (1872 – 1950) (India)
Audre Lorde (Feb 18, 1934 – Nov 17, 1992) (United States)
Ayn al-Qozat Hamadani (1098 – 1131) (Persia)
Avaiyar (14th Century) (India)

B

Baba Pünhan (Azerbaijan)
Barry Tebb (United Kingdom)
Bhaskar Roy Barman (India)
Berdinazar Hudaynazarow (Turkmenistan)
Ben Jonson (June 11, 1572 – August 6, 1637) (United Kingdom)
Belinda Subraman (United States)
Binavi Badakhshani (13th Century) (Afghanistan)

Basava (1134 – 1196) (India)
Beckie M (United States)
Beni (14th Century) (India)
Bernart de Ventadorn (1145? – 1180) (France)
Bertolt Brecht (February 10, 1898 – August 14, 1956) (Germany)
Billy Collins (United States)
Bliss Carman (April 15, 1861 – June 8, 1929) (Canada)
Boethius (480? – 525) (Italy)
Brian Patten (United Kingdom)
Brooks Haxton (United States)
Bulleh Shah (1680 – 1758) Punjab (Pakistan/India)

C

Carl Sandburg (Jan 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) (United States)
Carolyn Kizer (1925 – 2014) (United States)
Candaka (290? – 365?) (India)
Catherine of Siena (1347 – 1380) (Italy)
Cecco Angiolieri (Italy)
Constantine P.Cavafy (1863 – 1933) (Egypt)
Charlotte Bronte (April 21, 1816 – March 31, 1855) (United Kingdom)
Charlotte Smith (May 4, 1749 – Oct 28, 1806) (United Kingdom)
Charles Bukowski (Aug 16, 1920 – Mar 9, 1994) (United States)
Charles Kingsley (1819 – 1875) (United Kingdom)
Charles Baudelaire (Apr 9, 1821 – Aug 31, 1867) (France)
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) (United Kingdom)
Charles Web (United States)
Charles Sorley (May 10, 1895 – October 13, 1915) (UK / France)
Carolyn Kizer (Dec 10, 1925 – Oct 9, 2014) (United States)
Charles Simic (Serbia / United States)
Charles Kingsley (June 12, 1819 – Jan 23, 1875) (United Kingdom)
Chase Twichell (1950 – ) (United States)
Cherokee (18th Century) (United States)
Chinmoy (1931 – 2007) (India)
Chinook (18th Century) (United States)
Chone Lama Lodro Gyatso (1816 – 1900?) (Tibet)
Christopher Smart (April 11, 1722 – May 21, 1771) (United Kingdom)
Christina Rossett (Dec 5, 1830 – Dec 29, 1894) (United Kingdom)
Civivakkiyar (9th Century) (India)
Claude McKay (Sept 15, 1889 – May 22, 1948) (United States)
Clare of Assisi (1193? – 1254) (Italy)
Clive Staples Lewis (Nov 29, 1898 – Nov 22, 1963) (United Kingdom)
Connor Burkett (United States)
Conrad Aiken (Aug 5, 1889 – Aug 17, 1973) (United States)
Constantine P. Cavafy (April 29, 1863 – April 29, 1933) (Egypt)
Coventry Patmore (July 23, 1823 – Nov 26, 1896) (United Kingdom)
Countee Cullen (May 30, 1903 – Jan 9, 1946) (United States)
Craig Erick Chaffin (United States)
Craig Raine (United Kingdom)
Craig Erick Chaffin (United States)
Czeslaw Milosz (June 30, 1911 – August 14, 2004) (Poland)

D

Dadu Dayal (1544 – 1603) (India)
Dame Catherine Gascoigne (1600 – 1676) (England)
Dante Alighieri (1265 – 1321) (Italy)
Dariya (1634 – 1780) (India)
Darshan Singh (1921 – 1989) (India)
Debra Dotter Blakley (United States)
Derek Walcott (Jan 23, 1930 – March 17, 2017) (United States)
Denise Levertov (1923 – 1997) (United Kingdom)
Devara Dasimayya (10th Century) (India)
Dick Holmes (1949 – ) (United States)
Dionysius the Areopagite (6th Century) (Syria)
Dhun-Nun al- Misri (796 – 859) (Egypt)
Donald Bruce Dawe (Australia)
Dorothy Walters (United States)

E

Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)(United States)
Edgar Lee Masters (1868 – 1950) (United States)
Edith Stein (1891 – 1942) (Germany)
Edward Carpenter (1844 – 1929) (England)
Edward Lear (1812 – 1888) (United States)
Edmond Bordeaux Szekely (1905 – 1979) (Hungary/France/Mexico)
Edith Kanaka’ole (20th Century) (United States, Hawaii)
E. E. Cummings (1894 – 1962) (United States)
Eihei Dogen (1200 – 1253) (Japan)
Emily Bronte (1818 – 1848) (England)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 – 1861) (United Kingdom)
Eleazar Ben Kallir (6th Century) (Israel/Palestine)
Elsa Barker (1869 – 1954) (United States)
Evelyn Underhill (1875 – 1941) (England)
Eugenio Montale (Italy)

F

Faye Diane Kilday (New Zealand)
Fay Zwicky (1933 – 2017) (Australia)
Feng-kan (Big Stick) (750? – 850?) (China)
Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1793 – 1835) (United Kingdom)
Festus Claudius “Claude” McKay (1889 – 1948) (Jamaica / United States)
Francis of Assisi (1181 – 1226) (Italy)
Francis Brabazon (1907 – 1984) (Australia)
Francis Edward Ledwidge (1887 – 1917) (British / Irish)
Francis Thompson(1859 – 1907) (England)
François Villon (1431 – 1463) (France)
Friedrich Holderlin (1770 – 1843) (Germany)
Fauzia Rabab (India)
Fukuda Chiyo-ni (1703 – 1775) (Japan)
Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev (1803 – 1873) (Russia)

G

Gabriel Rosenstock (1949 – ) (Ireland)
Gabriela Mistral (1889 – 1957) (Chile)
Gabriele D’Annunzio (Italy)
Gary Snyder (1930 – ) (United States)
Georg Feuerstein (1947 – ) (Germany & United States)
George Herbert (1593 – 1633) (Wales)
Giraut de Bornelh (1165? – 1210) (France)
Giacomo Leopardi (Italy)
Gaius Valerius Catullus (Italy)
Gorakhnath (10th Century) (India)
Govindasvami (7th Century) (India)
Govind Ramakrishnan (India)
Granum Sinapis (14th Century) (Germany)
Guilhem IX of Poitou (1071 – 1126) (France)
Gurbandurdy Zelili (Turkmenistan)
Guru Nanak (1469 – 1539) (Pakistan/India)
Gustavo Adolfo Becquer (1836 – 1870) (Spain)

H

Hadewijch (13th Century) (Belgium)
Hafiz (Ladinsky, Daniel) (1945? – ) (United States)
Hakuin (1686 – 1768) (Japan)
Hamid al-Din Kirmani (966-1021) (Egypt)
Hans Christian Anderson (April 2, 1805 – Aug 4, 1875) (Denmark)
Han-shan (Cold Mountain) (730? – 850?) (China)
Hao-jan Meng (689 – 740) (China)
Haude Gosain (1795 – ?) (India)
Hawaiian (17th Century) (Hawaii)
Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia (1238 – 1325) India
Hazrat Faqir Sultan Bahu Awan (1628 – 1691) (Pakistan/India)
Heinrich Khunrath (1560? – 1605) (Germany)
Hekhalot Hymns (4th Century) (Israel/Palestine)
Henry Longfellow (Febr 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) (United States)
Hermann Hesse (July 2, 1877 – Aug 9, 1962) (Germany / Switzerland)
Hilda “H.D.” Doolittle (1886 – 1961) (United States)
Hildegard von Bingen (1098 – 1179) (Germany)
Hogen Bays (United States)
Howard Nemerov (1920-1991) (United States)
Hsuan Chueh of Yung Chia / Yoka Genkaku (665 – 713) (China)

I

Ian Emberson (United States)
Ingeborg Bachmann (June 25, 1926 – Oct 17, 1973) (Austria / Italy)
Irina Ratushinskaya (Russia / United States) (1954 – 2017)
Isaac Watts (July 17, 1674 – Nov 25, 1748) (United Kingdom)
Isaac Rosenberg (Nov 25, 1890 – April 1, 1918) (United Kingdom / France)
Imadeddin Nasimi (1369? – 1418) (Azerbaijan)
Ingeborg Bachmann (June 25, 1926 – Oct 17, 1973) (Italy)
Irina Kuzminsky (1959 – ) (United States)
Ivan Donn Carswell (New Zealand)
Izumi Shikibu (974? – 1034?) (Japan)

J

Jack Collom (1931 – 2017) (United States)
Jacques Prevert (1900 – 1977) (France)
James Broughton (1913 – 1999) United States
James Joyce (February 2, 1882 – January 13, 1941) (Ireland)
Janaka Stagnaro (1960 – ) (United States)
Janabai (1298 – 1350?) (India)
Jayadeva (12th Century) (India)
Jayanta Mahapatra (India)
Jakushitsu (1290 – 1367) (Japan)
Jaun Elia (1931 – 2002) (Pakistan)
Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895 – 1986) (India/United States)
Jnanadev (1275 – 1296) (India)
John of the Cross (1542 – 1591) (Spain)
John Davidson (United States)
John Dryden (1631 – 1700) (United Kingdom)
John Donne (1572 – 1631) (United Kingdom)
John Fletcher (1579 – 1625) (United Kingdom)
John Greenleaf Whittier (1807 – 1892) (United States)
Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) (Republic of Ireland)
Jonathan Bohrn (United States)
John Wilmot (1647 – 1680) (United Kingdom)
John Trumbull (1756 – 1843) (United States)
John Matthew (India)
John Masefield (1878 – 1967) (United Kingdom)
John Keats (1795 – 1821) (United Kingdom)
John McCrae (1872 – 1918) (Canada)
John Milton (1608 – 1674) (United Kingdom)
Jorie Graham (United States)
Jorge Luis Borges (1899 – 1986) (Argentine)
Joseph Brodsky (May 24, 1940 – Jan 28, 1996) (Russia / United States)
Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc (1870 – 1953) (United Kingdom)
 J. R. R. Tolkien (Jan 3, 1892 – Sept 2, 1973) (England)
Judah Halevi (1075? – 1141) (Spain)
Jusammi Chikako (14th Century) (Japan)

K

Katherine Philips (1632 – 1664) (United Kingdom)
Kabir (15th Century) (India)
Kalidasa (350? – 430?) (India)
Kalidas (Edwards, Lawrence) (1952 – ) (United States)
Kamalakanta (1769? – 1821?) (India)
Karma Trinley (1456 – 1539) (Tibet)
Ko Un (1933 – ) (Korea)
Kerim Gurbannepesow (Turkmenistan)
Kelsang Gyatso (1708 – 1757) (Tibet)
Kul Himmet (16th Century) (Turkey)
Kuan Han-Ch’ing (1240 – 1320) (China)

L

Lakota (19th Century) (United States)
Lalan (1775? – 1891?) (India)
Lalla (14th Century) Kashmir (India/Pakistan)
Lewis Carroll (United Kingdom)
Lisel Mueller (1924 – ) (United States & Germany)
Luis de Leon (1527 – 1591) (Spain)
Levi Yitzchak of Berditchov (1740 – 1810) (Poland)
Longchen Rabjampa (1308 – 1363) (Tibet)
Lynn Ungar (United States)
Luqman Hakim (Yemen / Sudan)

M

Magrupy (Turkmenistan)
Magtymguly Pyragy  (1724-1782) (Turkmenistan) (National Poet)
Mahendranath Battacharya (1843 – 1908) (India)
Mah Sharaf Khanom Mastoureh Ardalan (1805 – 1848) (Iran / Iraq)
Manikkavacakar (9th Century) (India)
Mary Oliver (United States)
Marpa (Lotsawa, Marpa) (1012 – 1097) (Tibet)
Masahide (1657? – 1723) (Japan)
Matthew Arnold (1822 – 1888) (United Kingdom)
Matsuo Basho (1644 – November 28, 1694) (Japan)
Maya Angelou (1928 -2014 ) (United States)
Mechthild of Magdeburg (1207 – 1297) (Germany)
Meher Baba (1894 – 1969)
Melih Cevdet Anday (1915 – 2002) (Turkey)
Meshullam da Piera (? – 1261?) (Spain)
Mirza Asadullah Beg Ghalib (1797 – 1869) (India)
Milarepa (1052 – 1135) (Tibet)
Milosz Czeslaw (1911 – 2004) (Poland)
Mirabai (1498 – 1565?) (India)
Mohammad Wali Kemina (Turkmenistan)
Muso Soseki (1275 – 1351) Japan
Muhyiddin ibn Arabi (1165 – 1240) (Spain)
Muktabai (13th Century) (India)

N

Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806 – 1867) (United States)
Nachmanides (Nachman, Moses ben) (1194 – 1270) (Spain)
Nagarjuna (150? – 250?) (India)
Nammalvar (8th Century) (India)
Navaho (19th Century) (United States)
Nezami Ganjavi (1141-1209) (Azerbaijan)
Nirmala (1950? – ) (United States)
Novalis (1772 – 1801) (Germany)

O

Ogden Nash (Aug 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) (United States)
Oscar Wilde (Oct 16, 1854 – Nov 30, 1900) (Republic of Ireland)
Ojibway (19th Century) (United States)
Oliver Wendell Holmes (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935) (United States)
Osip Mandelstam (Jan 15, 1891 – Dec 27, 1938) (Poland)

P

Pablo Neruda (1904 – 1973) (Chile)
Patrick Kavanagh (1904 – 1967) (Ireland)
Paul Muldoon (Ireland)
Paul Celan (1844 – 1896) (Ukraine / France)
Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872 – 1906) (United States)
Paul Eluard (1895 – 1952) (France)
Pawnee (19th Century) (United States)
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 – 1822) (United Kingdom / Italy)
Philip Freneau (Jan 2, 1752 – Dec 18, 1832) (United States)
Philip Larkin (Aug 9, 1922 – Dec 2, 1985) (United Kingdom)
Phillis Wheatley (May 8, 1753 – Dec 5, 1784) (United States)
Philip Levine (Jan 10, 1928 – Feb 14, 2015) (United States)
Pygmy (18th Century) (Congo)

R

Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907 – 1972) (Poland & United States)
Rainer Maria Rilke (1875 – 1926) (Germany)
Rabindranath Tagore (1861 – 1941) (India)
Rabbi Naftali Hertz ben Yaakov Elchanan (17th Century) (Germany)
Rainer Maria Rilke (1875 – 1926) (Bohemian-Austrian)
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) (United States)
Ram Tzu (Liquorman, Wayne) (1950 – ) (United States)
Ramana Maharshi (1879 – 1950) (India)
Ramakrishna (1836 – 1886) (India)
Ramprasad (Sen, Ramprasad) (1718? – 1775?) (India)
Randall Jarrell (1914 – 1965) (United States)
Raymond A. Foss (United States)
Regina Derieva (1949-2013) (Sweden)
Richard Aldington (1892 – 1962) (United Kingdom)
Richard Brautigan (1935 – 1984) (united States)
Richard Crashaw (1613 – 1649) (United Kingdom)
Richard Wilbur (1921 – 2017) (United States)
Rg Gregory (United States)
R. Ananthamurthy (1932-2014) (India)
Robert Burns (1759 – 1796) (United Kingdom / Scotland)
Robert Desnos (1900 – 1945) (France)
Robert Browning (1812 – 1889) (United Kingdom)
Robert Creeley (1926 – 2005) (United States)
Robert Francis (1901 – 1987) (United States)
Robert Graves (1895 – 1985) (United Kingdom)
Robert Herrick (1591 – 1674) (United Kingdom)
Robert Hayden (1913 – 1980) (United States)
Robert Lee Frost (1874 – 1963) (United States)
Robert Lowell (1917 – 1977) (United States)
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894) (Scotland)
Robert Herrick (1591 – 1674) (United Kingdom)
Robert Pinsky (United States)
Robert M. Hensel (United States)
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)(United Kingdom)
Robert Seymour Bridges (1844 – 1930) (United Kingdom)
Robert Southey (1774 – 1843) (United Kingdom)
Robert William Service (1874 – 1958) (British-Canadian)
Robinson Jeffers (1887 – 1962) (United States)
Roger McGough (United Kingdom)
 Rolf Jacobsen (1907 – 1994) (Norway)
Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) (United Kingdom)
Rupert Brooke (1887 – 1915) (United Kingdom)
Russell Edson (1935 – 2014) (United States)
Ryokan (1758 – 1831) (Japan)

S

Samuel Coleridge (1772 – 1834) (United Kingdom)
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche (Contemporary) (India, United States)
Samuel ha Nagid (993 – 1056) (Spain)
Santoka (Santoka Taneda) (1882 – 1940) (Japan)
Saraha (8th Century) (India)
Sara Teasdale (Aug 8, 1884 – Jan 29, 1933) (United States)
Shabkar (Rangdrol, Shabkar Tsogdruk) (1781 – 1851) (Tibet)
Shahabuddin Amoq Bukhari (Bukhara – Uzbekistan)
Sheikh Abu Said Abul Khair (Dec 7, 967 – Jan 12, 1049) (Turkmenistan)
Shiwu (Stonehouse) (1272 – 1352) (China)
Sir John Suckling (Feb 10, 1609 – May 1641) (United Kingdom / France)
Sidney Lanier (Feb 3, 1842 – Sept 7, 1881) (United States)
Silent Lotus (1952 – ) (United States)
Seyh Ibrahim Efendi (1591 – 1651) (Turkey)
Solovyov Vladimir (1853 – 1900) (Russia)
Stewart Bitkoff (United States)
Symeon the New Theologian (949 – 1032) (Turkey)
Stephen Vincent Benét (1898 – 1943) (United States)
Swami Abhishiktananda (Henri Le Saux) (1910 – 1973) (France, India)
Swami Muktananda (1908 – 1982) (India)
Surdas (1478? – 1581?) (India)
Sun Buer (1124? – 1182?) (China)
Sukasah Syahda (Indonesia)

T

T’ao Ch’ien (365 – 427) (China)
Taizan Maezumi Roshi (1931 – 1995) (Japan)
Ted Hughes (Aug 17, 1930 – Oct 28, 1998) (United Kingdom)
Teresa of Avila (1515 – 1582) (Spain)
Thich Nhat Hanh (1929 – ) (Vietnam/France/United States)
Theodore Roethke (May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963) (United States)
Theophan the Recluse (1815 – 1894) (Russia)
Thomas Carew (1595 – March 22, 1640) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Gray (Dec 26, 1716 – July 30, 1771) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Campbell (July 27, 1777 – June 15, 1844) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Hood (May 23, 1799 – May 3, 1845) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Chatterton (Nov 20, 1752 – Aug 24, 1770) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Edward Brown (May 5, 1830 – Oct 29, 1897) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Hardy (June 2, 1840 – Jan 11, 1928) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Merton (1915 – 1968) (United States)
Thomas Lux (Dec 10, 1946 – Feb 5, 2017) (United States)
Tilopa (988 – 1069) (India)
T. S. Eliot (Nov 22, 1819 – Jan 4, 1965) (United States/UK)
Tukaram (1608 – 1649) (India)
Tulsi Sahib (1763 – 1843) (India)
Tung-Shan (Tozan) (806 – 869) (China)
Tu Fu (February 12, 712 AD – 770 AD) (China)

V

Vachel Lindsay (Nov 10, 1879 – Dec 5, 1931) (United States)
Vasko Popa (June 29, 1922 – Jan 5, 1991) (Serbia)
Vernon Scannell (Jan 23, 1922 – Nov 16, 2007) (United Kingdom)
Victor Hugo (Feb 26, 1802 – May 22, 1885) (France)
Vidyapati (1340? – 1430) (India)
Vivekananda (1863 – 1902) (India)
Vladimir Mayakovsky (July 19, 1893 – April 14, 1930) (Georgia / Russia)
Vladimir Solovyov (January 13, 1849 – August 13, 1900) (Russia)
Vlanes (Vladislav Nekliaev) (Russia)

W

Walt Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) (United States)
Weldon Kees (1914 – 1955) (United States)
Wendell Berry (United States)
William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) (United Kingdom) (National Poet)
William Wordsworth (April 7, 1770 – April 23, 1850) (United Kingdom)
William Allingham (1824 – 1889) (Ireland)
William Butler Yeats (June 13, 1865 – January 28, 1939) (Ireland)
William Carlos Williams (1883 – 1963) (United States)
William Cowper (1731 – 1800) (United Kingdom)
William Cullen Bryant (1794 – 1878) (United States)
William Ernest Henley (1849 – 1903) (United Kingdom)
William Henry Davies (1871 – 1940) (Wales)
William Lisle Bowles (1762 – 1850) (United States)
William Strode (United Kingdom)
Wilfred Owen (1893 – 1918) (United Kingdom)
Wislawa Szymborska (1923 – 2012) (Poland)
Wallace Stevens (1879 – 1955) (United States)
Wang Wei (699? – 761) (China)
William Stafford (1914 – 1993 ) (United States)
William Blake (1757 – 1827) (England)
William Barnes (1801 – 1886) (United States)
William Matthews (1942 – 1997) (United States)
William Morris (1834 – 1896) (United Kingdom)
William Topaz McGonagall (1825 – 1902) (United Kingdom)
Wu Men (Hui-k’ai) (1183 – 1260) (China)

Y

Yahia Lababidi (United States / Egypt)
Yamei (17th Century) (Japan)
Yannai (6th Century) (Israel/Palestine)
Yehuda Amichai (May 3, 1924 – Sept 22, 2000) (Israel)
Yosa Buson (1716 – January 17, 1784) (Japan)
Yose Ben Yose (5th Century) (Israel/Palestine)
Yun-k’an Tzu (13th Century) (China)
Yuan Mei (1716 – 1798) (China)
Yunus Emre (1238 – 1320) (Turkey)
Yves Bonnefoy (June 24, 1923 – July 1, 2016) (France)

Z

Zeb Unnesa Begum Makhfi (Feb 15, 1638 – May 26, 1702) (India) 

Zohar (Leon, Moses de) 1245? – 1305 (Spain)
Zeynep Hatun (15th Century) (Turkey)

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