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Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000)


Time to Collect Evidence

My Mother Once Told Me



Very emotional poet

Brecht, Berholt  (1898-1956)

Contemplating Hell  

The Mask of Evil


Satirical & fun

Buson,  (1716-1783)

Three Haiku


Beautifully Worded

-C.P. Cavafy (1863-1933)

Very Seldom


Topic: Old Age

Desnos, Robert  (1900-1945)

I've Dreamed of You


A beautiful rant

Dickinson, E.




Fujiwara no Yasusue (c. 1180)

Nothing Whatsoever



Gorges, Sir Arthur  (?-1625)

Her Face, Her Tongue, Her Wit


 Clever for its time

Harrison, Jeffrey

Our Other Sister



Paavo Haavikko (b. 1931)

Praise of the Tyrant


Satirical & sad

Anthony Hecht (b. 1923)

The End of the Weekend


Descriptive, sexy, strange

Lawrence, D.H. (1885-1930)

Baby Running Barefoot


Uplifting & tender

Milosz, Czeslaw  (b. 1911)

Late Ripeness


Eloquent Look at Age

Nilsson, Heidi


Our poetess cousin!


Robinson,  Edwin (1869-1935)



Topic: Old Love

Edmund Spencer (1552-1599)

Sonnet 54


Topic: Unreturned love

Ki no Tsurayuki



Beautiful & romantic

Milay, Edna St. Vincent



Always stirring sonnets

Martialis , M.V. (40-104)

You Sold a Slave Yesterday


Amazing for its time

Sakai no Hitizane ( c. 900a.d.)



A lovely poetic form

Shakespeare, Billy



Everybody's favorite

Shelley, Percy ByssheLove's PhilosophyLove

Shunzeis Daughter (1170-1241)

Burning in Secret


Topic: Unrequited love

Szymborska, Wislawa  (b. 1923)

A Terrorist is Watching


Intriguing piece

Wilcox, Ella W.  (1850-1919)

I Love You


Passionate & sexy

Winch, Terrence

Absolute Beauties

Topic: Men vs. Women