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Our Classical Poetry section is designed for both pure enjoyment and for research. If you just want to enjoy some marvelous poetry, click on the "Poems" links for your favorite writer and start browsing. You won't be disappointed.

However, if you're here to learn more about a poet or poem, you'll also find plenty of detailed help available for your research. Resources include articles and papers housed at netpoets.com, as well as links to other useful web sites. We have resources for each poet, available below or on their individual pages, as well as for specific poems, which will be listed with the poem. Everything is extensively cross-referenced, making it easy to find those hard-to-find details.

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Matthew Arnold Poems (16) Biography Resources (0)
William Barnes Poems (5) Biography Resources (0)
William Blake Poems (53) Biography Resources (0)
William Lisle Bowles Poems (5) Biography Resources (0)
Charlotte Bronte Poems (21) Biography Resources (0)
Emily Jane Bronte Poems (26) Biography Resources (0)
Rupert Brooke Poems (12) Biography Resources (0)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning Poems (14) Biography Resources (0)
Robert Browning Poems (35) Biography Resources (0)
Robert Burns Poems (22) Biography Resources (0)
Lord George Gordon Byron Poems (24) Biography Resources (0)
Thomas Carew Poems (7) Biography Resources (0)
Lewis Carroll Poems (38) Biography Resources (0)
John Clare Poems (6) Biography Resources (0)
Arthur Hugh Clough Poems (4) Biography Resources (0)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Poems (21) Biography Resources (0)
William Collins Poems (4) Biography Resources (0)
Abraham Cowley Poems (1) Biography Resources (0)
William Cowper Poems (8) Biography Resources (0)
Richard Crashaw Poems (1) Biography Resources (0)
Emily Dickinson Poems (20) Biography Resources (0)
John Donne Poems (57) Biography Resources (0)
Ernest Christopher Dowson Poems (6) Biography Resources (0)
Michael Drayton Poems (4) Biography Resources (0)
William Drummond Poems (6) Biography Resources (0)
John Dryden Poems (7) Biography Resources (0)
Ralph Waldo Emerson Poems (6) Biography Resources (0)
Edward Fitzgerald Poems (3) Biography Resources (0)
John Fletcher Poems (2) Biography Resources (0)
Robert Frost Poems (151) Biography Resources (0)
Oliver Goldsmith Poems (4) Biography Resources (0)
Thomas Gray Poems (9) Biography Resources (0)
George Herbert Poems (15) Biography Resources (0)
Robert Herrick Poems (13) Biography Resources (0)
Gerard Manley Hopkins Poems (16) Biography Resources (0)
James Henry Leigh Hunt Poems (2) Biography Resources (0)
Benjamin Jonson Poems (7) Biography Resources (0)
John Keats Poems (45) Biography Resources (0)
Walter Savage Landor Poems (5) Biography Resources (0)
Edward Lear Poems (119) Biography Resources (0)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poems (54) Biography Resources (0)
Richard Lovelace Poems (7) Biography Resources (0)
Christopher Marlowe Poems (1) Biography Resources (0)
Andrew Marvell Poems (9) Biography Resources (0)
Herman Melville Poems (15) Biography Resources (0)
John Milton Poems (39) Biography Resources (0)
William Morris Poems (11) Biography Resources (0)
Thomas Nashe Poems (2) Biography Resources (0)
Wilfred Owen Poems (15) Biography Resources (0)
Edgar Allan Poe Poems (57) Biography Resources (0)
Matthew Prior Poems (2) Biography Resources (0)
Sir Walter Raleigh Poems (7) Biography Resources (0)
Christina Georgina Rossetti Poems (21) Biography Resources (0)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti Poems (17) Biography Resources (0)
Sir Walter Scott Poems (6) Biography Resources (0)
Alan Seeger Poems (2) Biography Resources (0)
William Shakespeare Poems (6) Biography Resources (0)
Percy Bysshe Shelley Poems (31) Biography Resources (0)
Sir Philip Sidney Poems (10) Biography Resources (0)
Robert Southey Poems (3) Biography Resources (0)
Edmund Spenser Poems (6) Biography Resources (0)
Sir John Suckling Poems (8) Biography Resources (0)
Jonathan Swift Poems (11) Biography Resources (0)
Algernon Charles Swinburne Poems (5) Biography Resources (0)
Lord Alfred Tennyson Poems (106) Biography Resources (21)
Edward Thomas Poems (10) Biography Resources (0)
Henry David Thoreau Poems (3) Biography Resources (0)
Henry Vaughan Poems (2) Biography Resources (0)
Edmund Waller Poems (3) Biography Resources (0)
John Webster Poems (1) Biography Resources (0)
Walt Whitman Poems (17) Biography Resources (0)
Oscar Wilde Poems (11) Biography Resources (0)
John Wilmot Poems (7) Biography Resources (0)
William Wordsworth Poems (46) Biography Resources (0)
Sir Henry Wotton Poems (2) Biography Resources (0)
Sir Thomas Wyatt Poems (7) Biography Resources (0)
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