Famous Poets and Their Poems

Below you'll find a variety of famous classic poets and some of their poems. Click on one of them and you'll find a synopsis, analysis, and meaning of any figurative language the poem includes.

Angelou, Maya

“Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou Analysis and Poem

Berman, David

“Snow” by David Berman Analysis and Poem

Blake, William

“The Tyger” by William Blake Analysis and Poem

Bradstreet, Anne

“To My Dear and Loving Husband” by Anne Bradstreet Analysis and Poem

Collins, Billy

“Another Reason Why I Don’t Keep a Gun in the House” by Billy Collins Analysis and Poem

Cummings, E. E.

“a total stranger one black day…” by E. E. Cummings Analysis and Poem

Dickinson, Emily

“I Never Saw a Moor” by Emily Dickinson Analysis and Poem
“I died for Beauty, but was scarce” by Emily Dickinson Analysis and Poem

Frost, Robert Lee

“Fire and Ice” by Robert Lee Frost Analysis and Poem

Henley, William Ernest

“Invictus” by William Ernest Henley Poem and Analysis

Hughes, Langston

“Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes Analysis and Poem

Lerman, Eleanor

“That Sure is My Little Dog” by Eleanor Lerman Analysis and Poem

Loomis, Jon

“Deer Hit” by Jon Loomis Analysis and Poem

Moore, Clement Clarke

“A Visit from St. Nicholas” by Clement Clarke Moore Analysis and Poem

Neruda, Pablo

“Ode to the Tomato” by Pablo Neruda Analysis and Poem
“Ode to Large Tuna in the Market” by Pablo Neruda Analysis and Poem

Paz, Octavio

“Touch” by Octavio Paz Analysis and Poem

Poe, Edgar Allan

“Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe Analysis and Poem

Strand, Mark

“Eating Poetry” by Mark Strand Analysis and Poem

Thomas, Dylan

“Do not go gentle into that good night” by Dylan Thomas Analysis and Poem

Williams, William Carlos

“This Is Just To Say” by William Carlos Williams Analysis and Poem

Wordsworth, William

“I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” by William Wordsworth Poem and Analysis
“London, 1802” by William Wordsworth Poem and Analysis