Poets & Poems

A
Abdul Qahar Asi (1956/1994) (Afghanistan)

Abdul Rahman Pazhwak (1919/1995) (Afghanistan)
Abdul Washi Jabali (Afghanistan)
Abolqasem Lahouti (1887/1957) (Iran)
Abraham a Santa Clara (1644/1709) (Germany)
Abu Mohammad Badie Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Abu Abdullah Bin Hassan Maarofi Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Abdul Hakim Ziaie (Afghanistan)
Abdul Karim Ayding (Afghanistan)
Abschatz (Germany)
Achim von Arnim (1781/1831) (Germany)
Adam Olearius (1603/1671) (Germany)
Adlersfeld Ballestrem (1854/1941) (Germany/Poland)
Adolf Holst (Germany)
Ahmad Faraz (Pakistan)
Ahmad Shah Durrani (1723/1772) (Afghanistan)
Ahmad Mahmood Imperator (Afghanistan)
Ahmad Zahir (1946/1979) (Afghanistan)
Ala Al-Dawla Simnani (1261/1336) (Persia)
Albert Hoefer (1812/1883) (Germany)
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (1799/1837) (Russia) (National Poet)
Ali Reza Qazwa (Iran)
Alke Bolte (Germany)
Ali Esfandiari Nima Yooshij (I.R. Iran)
Alisher Nawai (1441/1501) (Afghanistan)
Allama Sayed Jamaluddin Afghan (1838/1897) (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)
Anaïs Nin (1903 – 1977) (France/United States)
Andrew Hudgins (United States)
Annette von Droste-Hülshoff (1797/1848) (Germany)
Anna Swirszczynska (1909/1984) (Poland)
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)
Abbas Səhhət (Azerbaijan)
Abdulla Şaiq (Azerbaijan)
Ada Cambridge (1844/1926) (Australia)
Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833/1870) (Portugal/Australia)
Adrian Green (United Kingdom)
Adelaide Anne Procter (1825 – 1864) (United Kingdom)
Adelaide Crapsey (1878 – 1914) (United States)
Abraham Lincoln (1809/1865) (United States)
Aeschylus (Greece)
Ai Ogawa (1947 – 2010) (United States)
Alan Alexander Milne (1882/1956) (United Kingdom)
Alan Dugan (1923 – 2003) (United States)
Alden Nowlan (1933/1983) (Canada)
Alan Seeger (1888/1916) (United States/France)
Aleister Crowley (1875/1947) (United Kingdom)
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (Russia) (National Poet)
Alec Derwent Hope (1907/2000) (Australia)
Alessandro Manzoni (Itlay)
Alfonsina Storni (1892/1938) (Argentine)
Alfred Noyes (1880 – 1958) (United Kingdom)
Alice Walker (United States)
Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837 – 1909) (United Kingdom)
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 (1929/1993) (India)
Aleister Crowley (1875/1947) (United Kingdom)
Al-Nuri, Abu ‘l-Husayn (?/908) (Iraq)
Alfred Austin (1835/1913) (United Kingdom)
Alfred Edward Housman (1859/1936) (United Kingdom)
Allen Ginsberg (1926/1997) (United States)
Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837/1909) (United Kingdom)
Aleksandr Blok (1873/1928) (Poland)
Alexander Pope (1688/1744) (United Kingdom)
Alfred Austin (18351913) (United Kingdom)
Amir Minai (1828/1900) (India)
Amy Levy (1861/1889) (United Kingdom)
Amy Clampitt (1920/1994) (United States)
Ambrose Bierce (1842/1914) (United States/Mexico)
Amy Lowell (1874/1925) (United States)
Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius (477 – 524) (Italy)
Andreas Kley (Germany)
Andrei Voznesensky (1933/1678) (United Kingdom)
Andrew Barton Paterson (1864/1941) (Australia)
Anna Radlova (1891/1949) (Russia)

Anne Bronte (1820/1849) (United Kingdom)
Ann Taylor (1782/1866) (United Kingdom)
Anne Kingsmill Finch (1661/1720) (United Kingdom)
Anne Bradstreet (1612/1672) (United Kingdom)
Anne Killigrew (1660/1685) (United Kingdom)
Anne Sexton (1928/1974) (United States)
Anna Swir (1909/1984) (Poland)
Ann Griffiths (1776/1805) (Wales)
Anandamurti (Sarkar, Prabhat Ranjan) (1921/1990) (India)
Andrew Colliver (1953/) (Australia)
Anthony Hecht 1923/2004) (United States)
Aonghus of the Divinity (16th Century) (Ireland)
Anwar Hakimzada (Afghanistan)
Arthur Osborne (1909/1970) (England)
Alfred Tennyson (1809/1892) (England)
Archie Randolph Ammons (1926/2001) (United States)
Archibald MacLeish (1892/1982) (United States)
Arnaut Daniel (?/1210?) (France)
Arapaho (19th Century) (United States)
Arthur Seymour John Tessimond (1902/1962) (United Kingdom)
Arthur Hugh Clough (1819/1861) (United Kingdom/Italy)
Arthur S. J. Symons (1902/1962) (United Kingdom)
Aurobindo (1872/1950) (India)
August Friedrich Langbein (17571835) (Germany)

Audre Lorde (1934/1992) (United States)
Ayn al-Qozat Hamadani (1098/1131) (Persia)
Avaiyar (14th Century) (India)
Avicenna Balkhi (980 – 1037) (Afghanistan/Iran/Uzbekistan)
Azraqi Herawi (Afghanistan – Iran)

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)
Baba Pünhan (Azerbaijan)
Barry Tebb (United Kingdom)
Banjo Paterson (1864/1941) (Australia)
Bhaskar Roy Barman (India)
Berdinazar Hudaynazarow (Turkmenistan)
Ben Jonson (1572/1637) (United Kingdom)
Belinda Subraman (United States)
Binavi Badakhshani (13th Century) (Afghanistan)

Basava (1134/1196) (India)
Bai Juyi (772 – 846) (China)
Beckie M (United States)
Beni (14th Century) (India)
Bernart de Ventadorn (1145?/1180) (France)
Bertolt Brecht (1898/1956) (Germany)
Billy Collins (United States)
Bliss Carman (1861/1929) (Canada)
Bob Hicok (United States)
Boethius (480?/525) (Italy)
Birgitta Zörner (Germany)
Brian Patten (United Kingdom)
Brooks Haxton (United States)
Bulleh Shah (1680/1758) Punjab (Pakistan/India)

C
Carl Sandburg (1878/1967) (United States)

Carl Friedrich Drollinger (Germany)
Carl Friedrich Drollinger (1688/1742) (Germany)

Carolyn Kizer (1925/2014) (United States)
Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton (1808/1877) (United Kingdom)
Candaka (290?/365?) (India)
Catherine of Siena (1347/1380) (Italy)
Cecco Angiolieri (Italy)
Constantine P.Cavafy (1863/1933) (Egypt)
Charlotte Bronte (1816/1855) (United Kingdom)
Charlotte Smith (1749/1806) (United Kingdom)
Charles Bukowski (1920/1994) (United States)
Charles Kingsley (1819/1875) (United Kingdom)
Charles Baudelaire (1821/1867) (France)
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) (United Kingdom)
Charles Web (United States)
Charles Sorley (1895/1915) (UK/France)
Carolyn Kizer (1925/2014) (United States)
Charles Simic (Serbia/United States)
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoché (1939 -1987) (Tibet)
Clarence Michael James Dennis (1876-1938) (Australia)
Charles Kingsley (1819/1875) (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)
Chris Mc Combs (United States)
Christopher Smart (1722/1771) (United Kingdom)
Christina Rossett (1830/1894) (United Kingdom)
Civivakkiyar (9th Century) (India)
Claude McKay (1889/1948) (United States)
Clare of Assisi (1193/1254) (Italy)
Clive Staples Lewis (1898/1963) (United Kingdom)
Connor Burkett (United States)
Conrad Aiken (1889/1973) (United States)
Constantine P. Cavafy (1863/1933) (Egypt)
Coventry Patmore (1823/1896) (United Kingdom)
Count Giacomo Leopardi (Italy)
Countee Cullen (1903/1946) (United States)
Craig Erick Chaffin (United States)
Craig Raine (United Kingdom)
Craig Erick Chaffin (United States)
Czeslaw Milosz (1911/2004) (Poland)

D
Dadu Dayal (1544/1603) (India)

Daagh Dehlvi (Nawab Mirza Khan) (25 May 1831 – 17 March 1905) (India)
Dame Catherine Gascoigne (1600/1676) (England)
Dante Alighieri (1265/1321) (Italy)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828/1882) (United Kingdom)
Dariya (1634/1780) (India)
Darshan Singh (1921/1989) (India)
Darwish Naweed Mahboob (Afghanistan)
David Whyte (United Kingdom)
Debra Dotter Blakley (United States)
Derek Walcott (1930/2017) (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)
Dora Maria Sigerson Shorter (1866/1918) (Ireland)
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)
Emanuel Geibel (1815/1884) (Germany)
Emily Bronte (1818/1848) (England)
Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850/1919) (United States)
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
Faiz Ahmad Faiz (Pakistan)

Faiz Kashani (Persia)
Faizullah Kakar (Afghanistan)
Fakhr Shirazi (Persia)
Farhat Abbas Shah (Pakistan)
Fatena Al-Gharra (Palestine)
Fayez Dashtestani (Persia)
Fazil Nazari (Iran)
Forough Farrokhzad (1935/1967) (Iran)
Farukhi Sistani (Persia)
Fauzia Rabab (India)
Froughi Bastami (1798 – 1857) (Iraq/Iran)
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)
Franz Werfel (1890/1945) (Germany)
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)
Franz Christian Hörschläger (Germany)
Fauzia Rabab (India)
Fukuda Chiyo-ni (1703/1775) (Japan)
Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev (1803/1873) (Russia)

G
Ghulam Sarwar Dehqan Kabuli (1904-1975) (Afghanistan)

Goodar Zazai (Afghanistan)
Gabriel Rosenstock (1949/) (Ireland)
Gabriela Mistral (1889/1957) (Chile)
Gabriele D’Annunzio (Italy)
Gary Snyder (1930/) (United States)
Geoffrey Chaucer ( – 1400) (United Kingdom)
Georg Feuerstein (1947/) (Germany & United States)
George Herbert (1593/1633) (Wales)
George Gordon Byron (1788 – 1824) (United Kingdom)
George MacDonald (1824 – 1905) (Scotland)
George Meredith (1828 – 1909) (United Kingdom)
Gregory Corso (1930-2001) (United States)
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844/1889) (United Kingdom)
Ghani Khan (1914/1996) (Pakistan)
Giraut de Bornelh (1165?/1210) (France)
Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888/1970) (Italy)
Giosuè Carducci (1835/1907) (Italy)
Guido Cavalcanti (1255/1300) (Italy)
Guido Gozzano (1883/1916) (Italy)
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)
Giuseppe Parini (1729/1799) (Italy)
Gurbandurdy Zelili (Turkmenistan)
Guru Nanak (1469/1539) (Pakistan/India)
Gustavo Adolfo Becquer (1836/1870) (Spain)

H
Habibullah Bulbul (1927-1995) (Afghanistan)

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)
Harold Monro (1879/1932) (Belgium/United Kingdom)
Hatif Isfahani (Persia)
Hilali Chightai (Afghanistan)
Homaira Nikhat Dastagirzada (Afghanistan)
Hussain Pazhman Bakhtiari (I.R. Iran)
Hadewijch (13th Century) (Belgium)
Hafiz (Ladinsky, Daniel) (United States)
Hakuin (1686/1768) (Japan)
Hamid Momand (Afghanistan)
Hamid al-Din Kirmani (966-1021) (Egypt)
Hans Christian Anderson (1805/1875) (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 (1807/1882) (United States)
Henry James Pye (1744/1813) (United Kingdom)
Henry Archibald Hertzberg Lawson (1867 – 1922) (Australia)
Hermann Hesse (1877/1962) (Germany/Switzerland)
Hilda “H.D.” Doolittle (1886/1961) (United States)
Hildegard von Bingen (1098/1179) (Germany)
Hogen Bays (United States)
Hongzhi Zhengjue (1091–1157) (China)
Howard Nemerov (1920-1991) (United States)
Hsuan Chueh of Yung Chia/Yoka Genkaku (665/713) (China)
Hui Ko (China)
Hsu Yun (1840 – 1959) (China)

I
Ibrahim Mohsin Roshani (Afghanistan)

Iftikhar Raghib (India)
Ilhamuddin Qiyam (Afghanistan)
Imadeddin Nasimi (1369?/1418) (Azerbaijan)
Ian Emberson (United States)
Ingeborg Bachmann (1926/1973) (Austria/Italy)
Irina Ratushinskaya (Russia/United States) (1954/2017)
Isaac Watts (1674/1748) (United Kingdom)
Isaac Rosenberg (1890/1918) (United Kingdom/France)
Imadeddin Nasimi (1369?/1418) (Azerbaijan)
Ingeborg Bachmann (1926/1973) (Italy)
Irina Kuzminsky (1959/) (United States)
Ivan Donn Carswell (New Zealand)
Ivan M. Granger (United States)
Izumi Shikibu (974?/1034?) (Japan)

J
Jaun Elia (1931 – 2002) (Pakistan)

Javad Nurbakhsh (Iran)
Jayanta Mahapatra (India)
Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc (1870 – 1953) (United Kingdom)
Jack Collom (1931/2017) (United States)
Jacques Prevert (1900/1977) (France)
James Broughton (1913/1999) (United States)
James Whitcomb Riley (1849 – 1906) (United States)
James Joyce (1882/1941) (Ireland)
James Thomson (1700/1748) (United Kingdom)
Janaka Stagnaro (1960/) (United States)
Jane Hirshfield (United States)
Janabai (1298/1350?) (India)
Jayadeva (12th Century) (India)
Jay Ramsay (United States)
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 Orley Allen Tate (1899/1979) (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 (1940/1996) (Russia/United States)
Joseph ben Abraham Gikatilla (1248 – 1305) (Spain)
 J. R. R. Tolkien (1892/1973) (England)
Juan Ramón Jiménez (1881 – 1958) (Spain)
Judah Halevi (1075?/1141) (Spain)
Jusammi Chikako (14th Century) (Japan)

K
Kabuli Khan Karimpour (Afghanistan)

Kamal Khujandi (Persia/Tajikistan)
Kamaluddin Wahshi Bafqi (Persia)
Kamaluddin Ismail Isfahani (Iran)
Khalilullah Khalili (Afghanistan)
Khaqani (1120/1190) (Azerbaijan/Persia)
Khisraw Sarakhsi (Persia/Turkmenistan)
Khisraw Gulsurkhi (I.R. Iran)
 Khuwaja Abdullah Ansar (1006-1088) Afghanistan
Khuwajawi Kirmani (1280 – 1352) (Persia)
Khushal Khan Khattak (1613/1689) (National Poet of Afghanistan)
Khuwaja Shamsuddin Mohammad Hafiz Shirazi (1315-1390) (Persia)
Katherine Philips (1632/1664) (United Kingdom)
Kabir (15th Century) (India)
Kalidasa (350?/430?) (India)
Kalidas (Lawrence Edwards) (United States)
Kamalakanta (1769/1821) (India)
Karma Trinley (1456/1539) (Tibet)
Kahlil Gibran (1883 – 1931 ) (Lebanon – United States)
Ko Un (Korea)
Kerim Gurbannepesow (Turkmenistan)
Kelsang Gyatso (1708/1757) (Tibet)
Khaled Abdallah (Palestine)
Kul Himmet (16th Century) (Turkey)
Kuan Han-Ch’ing (1240/1320) (China)

L
Lalla (14th Century) Kashmir (India/Pakistan)

Layeq Sher Ali (1941/2000) (Tajikistan)
Laurence Overmire (United States)
Lewis Carroll (United Kingdom)
Lina Rozbih Haidari (Afghanistan)
Latif Danishmand (Afghanistan)
Lakota (19th Century) (United States)
Lalan (1775?/1891?) (India)
Lalla (14th Century) Kashmir (India/Pakistan)
Lewis Carroll (United Kingdom)
Leza Lowitz (United States)
Lisel Mueller (1924/) (United States & Germany)
Luis de Leon (1527/1591) (Spain)

Levi Yitzchak of Berditchov (1740/1810) (Poland)
Li-Young Lee (Indonesia – United States)
Loiq Sher Ali (1941-2000) (Tajikistan)
Lorenzo de’ Medici (1449/1492) (Italy)
Longchen Rabjampa (1308/1363) (Tibet)
Lynn Ungar (United States)
Lü Dongbin (China)
Ludovico Ariosto (1474/1533) (Italy)
Ludovico Ariosto (1474 – 1533) (Italy)
Luqman Hakim (Yemen/Sudan)

M
Madison Julius Cawein (1865 – 1914) (United States)

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)
Mathilde Blind (1841/1896) (Germany)
Mansur al- Hallaj (858/922) (Iran/Iraq)
Manikkavacakar (9th Century) (India)
Massoud Sa’ad Salman (Afghanistan/Persia)
Maulana Jalaluddin Mohammad Rumi Balkhi (1207 – 1273)
Maulana Khalid Naqshbani (1779-1827) (Iraq)
Manochehri Damghani (Iran)
Mehdi Akhavan-Sales (Iran)
Mehdi Sohaili (Iran)
Meher Baba (1894/1969)
Meer Taqi Meer (India/Pakistan)
Mirza Abdul Qadir Bedil (1642–1720) (Afghanistan)
Mirzə Ələkbər Sabir (1862/1911) (Azerbaijan)
Mirza Muhammad Hasan Qateel Lahori
Mirza Asadullah Beg Ghalib (1797 – 1869) (India)
Mohammad Abdul Aziz Mahjoor (1945 – 2017) (Afghanistan)
Mohammadullah Afzali (Afghanistan)
Mohammad Afref Sanat (Afghanistan)
Mohammad Jan Qudsi Mashadi (Iran)
Mohammad Naim (I.R. Iran)
Mohammad Musa Shafiq (1932/1979) (Afghanistan)
Mohammad Hassan Bariq Shafi (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 Shirin Maghribi (Persia)
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)
Magrupy (Turkmenistan)
Magtymguly Pyragy  (1724-1782) (Turkmenistan) (National Poet)
Marie Howe (United States)
Mahendranath Battacharya (1843/1908) (India)
Mah Sharaf Khanom Mastoureh Ardalan (1805/1848) (Iran/Iraq)
Makhdoom Sharfuddin Ahmed bin Yahya Maneri (1263 – 1381) (India)
Manikkavacakar (9th Century) (India)
Mary Oliver (United States)
Marpa (Lotsawa, Marpa) (1012/1097) (Tibet)
Marietta Shaginyan (1888/1982) (Russia)

Masahide (1657?/1723) (Japan)
Matthew Arnold (1822/1888) (United Kingdom)
Matsuo Basho (1644/1694) (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)
Milarepa (1052/1135) (Tibet)
Milosz Czeslaw (1911/2004) (Poland)
Mirabai (1498/1565?) (India)
Mohammad Ali Bahmani (Iran)
Mohammad Wali Kemina (Turkmenistan)
Moulana Shah Maghsoud (I.R. Iran)
Mawlana Hasrat Mohani (India – Pakistan)
Muso Soseki (1275/1351) Japan
Muhyiddin ibn Arabi (1165/1240) (Spain)
Mullah Abdul Wahid Waize (Afghanistan)
Muktabai (13th Century) (India)

N
Nadia Tajik (Afghanistan)

Nadir Nadirpour (Iran)
Nabogh Hasibullah Ahrari (Afghanistan)
Najwan Darwish (Palestine)
Naqib Khan Toghral Ahrari (1865/1919) (Tajikistan)
Najmuddin Abubakr Mohammad Zarkob (Persia)
Nooruddin Abdul Rahman Jami (1414 -1492 ) (Afghanistan)
Nasir Khisraw Balkhi (1004 – 1088) (Afghanistan)
Nazo Tokhi (1651/1717) (Afghanistan)
Nezami Ganjavi (1141-1209) (Azerbaijan)
Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806/1867) (United States)
Nachmanides (Nachman, Moses ben) (1194/1270) (Spain)
Nagarjuna (150?/250?) (India)
Nammalvar (8th Century) (India)
Natsume Sōseki (1867 – 1916) (Japan)
Navaho (19th Century) (United States)
Nirmala (1950?/) (United States)
Nikolay Nekrasov (1821/1878) (Russia)

Niyazi Mısri (Turkey)
Novalis (1772/1801) (Germany)

O
Obaid Zakani (Persia)

Ogden Nash (1902/1971) (United States)
Oscar Wilde (1854/1900) (Republic of Ireland)
Ojibway (19th Century) (United States)
Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841/1935) (United States)
Omar Khayyam (1048- 1131) (Persia)
Osip Mandelstam (1891/1938) (Poland)

P
Partaw Naderi (Afghanistan)

Parween Etesami (Iran)
Pablo Neruda (1904/1973) (Chile)
Pampattic Cittar (15th Century) (India)
Pattinattar (10th Centruy) (India)
Patrick Kavanagh (1904/1967) (Ireland)
Patrul Rinpoche (1808 – 1887) (China)
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)
Pipa (India)
Philip Freneau (1752/1832) (United States)
Philip Larkin (1922/1985) (United Kingdom)
Phillis Wheatley (1753/1784) (United States)
Philip Levine (1928/2015) (United States)
Pygmy (18th Century) (Congo)
P’ang Yun (Layman P’ang)

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)
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)
Raskhan (1548 – 1628)(India)
Ram Tzu (Liquorman, Wayne) (1950/) (United States)
Ramana Maharshi (1879/1950) (India)
Rāmānanda (14th Century) (India)
Ramakrishna (1836/1886) (India)
Ramprasad (Sen, Ramprasad) (1718/1775) (India)
Ramon Llull (1232 – 1316) (Spain)
Randall Jarrell (1914/1965) (United States)
Raymond A. Foss (United States)
Ravidas (1398 – 1540) (India)
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 Laurence Binyon (1869/1943) (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)
Ronald Stuart Thomas (1913/2000) (United Kingdom)
Roger McGough (United Kingdom)
 Rolf Jacobsen (1907/1994) (Norway)
Robert Fuller Murray (1863-1894) (United States)
Ruben Dario (1867/1916) (Nicaragua)
Rudyard Kipling (1865/1936) (United Kingdom)
Rudolf Löwenstein (1819/1891) (Germany)
Rudolf von Reibisch (Germany)
Rupa Bhawani (1620 – 1720) (Kashmir)
Rupert Brooke (1887/1915) (United Kingdom)
Russell Edson (1935/2014) (United States)
Ryokan (1758/1831) (Japan)

S
Saib Tabrizi (Persia)

Sadiq Sarmad (Iran)
Safar Nazari Faiz (1981/2017) (Afghanistan)
Salman Sawaji (Persia)
Salomon Geßner (1730/1788) (Germany)
Sami Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Samuel Johnson (Australia)
Samuel Daniel (1562/1619) (United Kingdom)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772/1834) (United Kingdom)
Sappho (-580) (Greece)
Sandor Petöfi (1823/1849) (Hungary)
Sanai Ghaznavi (1044/1150) (Afghanistan)
Sandra Konersmann (Germany)
Sant Tukaram (-1650) (India)
Sarmad Sadiq (Iran)
Sayeed Abubakar (India)
Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Shahriar (I.R. Iran)
Sayed Homayoun Shah Alemi (Afghanistan)
Sayyid Ruhollah Mūsavi Khomeini (1909/1989) (I.R. Iran)
Said Mohammad Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Sayeda Makhfi Badakhshi (Afghanistan)
Sofi Ghulam Nabi Ashqari (Afghanistan)
Sofi Abdul Haq Betab (Afghanistan)
Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz (1648/1695) (Mexico)
Sahl al- Tustari (818/896) (Persia)
Saleha Waheb Wassel (Afghanistan)
Sarmad (?/1659) (Persia & India)
Saqai Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Siavash Kasrai (Iran)
Simin Behbahani (1927/2014) (Iran)
Sir Philip Sidney (1554/1586) (United Kingdom)
Silab Sapai (Afghanistan)
Shahid Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Shah Nematollah Vali (1330/1431) (Persia)
Shah Shuja Durrani (1785/1842) (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 Abdul Qadir Jilani (1078 -1166) (Iran – Iraq)
Sheikh Fakhruddin Iraqi (1213/1289) (Iran, Iraq, Syria)
Sheikh Farid ud-Din Attar (1120/1220) (Persia)
Sheikh Abu Said Abul Khair (967/1049) (Turkmenistan)
Sheikh Sa’di Shirazi (1210-1292) (Persia)
Sohrab Sepehri (1928/1980) (Iran)
Soroosh Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Sultan Valad Balkhi (Eldest Son of Rumi Balkhi) (1240/1312) (Afghanistan)
Sultan Bahu (1630-1691) (Pakistan)
Sultan Balkhi (Afghanistan)
Sachal Sarmast (1793 – 1827) (Pakistan)
Samuel Coleridge (1772/1834) (United Kingdom)
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche (Contemporary) (India, United States)
Samuel ha Nagid (993/1056) (Spain)
Sant Surdas (1478/1483) (India)
Santoka (Santoka Taneda) (1882/1940) (Japan)
Saraha (8th Century) (India)
Sara Teasdale (1884/1933) (United States)
Shabkar (Rangdrol, Shabkar Tsogdruk) (1781/1851) (Tibet)
Shahabuddin Amoq Bukhari (Bukhara/Uzbekistan)
Shankara (India)
Sheikh Abu Said Abul Khair (967/1049) (Turkmenistan)
Shinkichi Takahashi (1901 – 1987) (Japan)
Shiwu (Stonehouse) (1272/1352) (China)
Sir John Suckling (1609/1641) (United Kingdom/France)
Sidney Lanier (1842/1881) (United States)
Silent Lotus (1952/) (United States)
Seyh Ibrahim Efendi (1591/1651) (Turkey)
Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai (1689 – 1752) (Pakistan)
Solovyov Vladimir (1853/1900) (Russia)
Stewart Bitkoff (United States)
Symeon the New Theologian (949/1032) (Turkey)
Stephen Vincent Benét (1898/1943) (United States)
Stephen Levine (1937 – 2016) (United States)
Stevie Smith (1902/1971) (United Kingdom)
Swami Abhishiktananda (Henri Le Saux) (1910/1973) (France, India)
Swami Vivekananda (1863 – 1902) (India)
Swami Muktananda (1908/1982) (India)
Surdas (1478/1581) (India)
Sun Buer (1124/1182) (China)
Sukasah Syahda (Indonesia)
Su Shi (1037 – 1101) (China)
Sylvia Plath (1932/1963) (United States)

T
Tamana Mehrzad (Afghanistan)

Taslima Nasrin (Bangladesh)
T’ao Ch’ien (365/427) (China)
Taizan Maezumi Roshi (1931/1995) (Japan)
Taliesin (534 – 599) (Ireland)
Ted Hughes (1930/1998) (United Kingdom)
Therese of Lisieux (1873 – 1897) (France)
Teresa of Avila (1515/1582) (Spain)
Thich Nhat Hanh (1929/) (Vietnam/France/United States)
Theodore Roethke (1908/1963) (United States)
Theophan the Recluse (1815/1894) (Russia)
Thiruvalluvar (India)
Thayumanavar (1705 – 1742) (India)
Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836/1907) (United States)
Thomas Campbell (1777/1844) (Scotland)
Thomas Carew (1595/1640) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Gray (1716/1771) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Campbell (1777/1844) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Hood (1799/1845) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Chatterton (1752/1770) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Edward Brown (1830/1897) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Henry Kendall (1839/1882) (Australia)
Thomas Hardy (1840/1928) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803/1849) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Merton (1915/1968) (United States)
Thomas Traherne (1636/1674) (United Kingdom)
Thomas Lux (1946/2017) (United States)
Tilopa (988/1069) (India)
T. S. Eliot (1819/1965) (United States/UK)
Tristan Tzara (1896/1963) (Romania/France)
Torquato Tasso (1544/1595) (Italy)
Tony Hoagland (1953/2018) (United States)
Tony Harrison (United Kingdom)
Toru Dutt (1856/1877) (India)
Tukaram (1608/1649) (India)
Tulsi Sahib (1763/1843) (India)
Tung-Shan (Tozan) (806/869) (China)
Tu Fu (712 AD/770 AD) (China)

U
Urfi Shirazi (Persia)

Ugo Foscolo (1778/1827) (Italy)

V

Valmiki (1st/5th Century) (India)
Vasko Popa (1922/1991) (Serbia)
Vachel Lindsay (1879 –1931) (United States)
Vasko Popa (1922/1991) (Serbia)
Vernon Scannell (1922/2007) (United Kingdom)
Vergil (Germany)
Victor Hugo (1802/1885) (France)
Vittorio Alfieri (1749/1803) (Italy)
Victoria Sackville-West (1892/1962) (United Kingdom)
Vikram Seth (India)
Vidyapati Thakur (1352-1448) (India)
Vidyapati (1340/1430) (India)
Vivekananda (1863/1902) (India)
Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893/1930) (Georgia/Russia)
Vladimir Solovyov (1849/1900) (Russia)
Vladimir Shileyko (1891/1930) (Russia)

Vlanes (Vladislav Nekliaev) (Russia)

W
Wahdat Kirmanshahi (Iran)

Wali Popal (Afghanistan)
Waqar Khan (Pakistan)
Walt Whitman (1819/1892) (United States)
Walter de la Mare (1873/1956) (United Kingdom)
Weldon Kees (1914/1955) (United States)
Wendell Berry (United States)
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (1840 – 1922) (United States)
Wilfrid Wilson Gibson (1878/1962) (United Kingdom)
William Shakespeare (1564/1616) (United Kingdom) (National Poet)
William Wordsworth (1770/1850) (United Kingdom)
William Allingham (1824/1889) (Ireland)
William Butler Yeats (1865/1939) (Ireland)
William De Witt Snodgrass (1926/2009) (United States)
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 Henry Ogilvie (1869/1963) (United Kingdom)
William Lisle Bowles (1762/1850) (United States)
William Morris (1834 -1896 ( United Kingdom)
William Strode (United Kingdom)
William Watson (1958/1935) (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 Henry Drummond (1854-1907) (Ireland/Canada)
William Stanley Merwin (1927/2019) (United States)
William Bliss Carman (1861/1929) (Canada)
William Barnes (1801/1886) (United States)
William Schwenck Gilbert (1836/1911) (United Kingdom)
William Matthews (1942/1997) (United States)
William Morris (1834/1896) (United Kingdom)
William Topaz McGonagall (1825/1902) (United Kingdom)
Wu Cailan (China)
Wu Men (Hui-k’ai) (1183/1260) (China)
Wystan Hugh Auden (1907/1973) (United Kingdom)

Y
Yahia Lababidi (United States/Egypt)

Yamei (17th Century) (Japan)
Yannai (6th Century) (Israel/Palestine)
Yehuda Amichai (1924/2000) (Israel)
Yevgeny Yevtushenko (1932/2017) (Russia/United States)
Yosa Buson (1716/1784) (Japan)
Yose Ben Yose (5th Century) (Israel/Palestine)
Yun-k’an Tzu (13th Century) (China)
Yuan Mei (1716/1798) (China)
Yongming Yanshou (904 – 975) (China)
Yeshe Tsogyal (Tibet)
Yusuf Ümmî Sinân (Turkey)
Yunus Emre (1238/1320) (Turkey)
Yves Bonnefoy (1923/2016) (France)

Z
Zaigham Balkhi (Afghanistan)

Zain Shakeel (Pakistan)
Zahiruddin Faryabi (Persia)
Zeb Unnesa Begum Makhfi (1638/1702) (India) 

Zia Qarizada (Afghanistan)
Zohar (Leon, Moses de) (1245/1305) (Spain)
Zeynep Hatun (15th Century) (Turkey)

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