Famous American Poets

Love Poems? So do we! A comprehensive educational resource from 'Love Poems' dedicated to providing the Biographies, Pictures and Poems of the most Famous American Poets - Perfect for Poetry Appreciation

The American Poets detailed below on 'Love poems' link to specific sections providing full size pictures and biographies of  Famous American poets together with a list of their most celebrated poems and links to their lyrics. Click the link to access the biography, picture and poems of your favourite American poet.

Adams John Quincy - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1767 - 1848 )
Alcott Louisa May - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1832 - 1888 )
Beecher Stowe Harriet - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1896 - 1940 )
Bryant William Cullen - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1794 - 1878 )
Dickenson Emily Elizabeth - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1830 - 1886 )
Eliot Thomas Stearns (T S Eliot) - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality English American ( 1888 - 1965 )
Emerson Ralph Waldo - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1803 - 1882 )
Foster Stephen - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1826 - 1864 )
Franklin Benjamin - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1706 - 1790 )
Frost Robert Lee - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1874 - 1963 )
Holmes Oliver Wendell - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1809 - 1894 )
Howe Ward Julia - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1819 - 1910 )
Kilmer Alfred Joyce - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality America ( 1886 - 1918 )
Longfellow Henry Wadsworth - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1807 - 1882 )
Lowell Amy - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1874 - 1925
O Neill Eugene - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1888 - 1953 )
Poe Edgar Allan - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1809 - 1849 )
Sandburg Carl - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1878 - 1967 )
Scott Fitzgerald F. - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1896 - 1940 )
Twain Mark - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1819 -1910 )
Van Dyke Henry - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 18521933 )
Wheeler Ella Wilcox - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1850 -1919 )
Whitman Walt - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality American ( 1819-1892 )
Yeats William Butler - Biography, picture and poems
Nationality - Irish / American ( 1865 - 1939 )

Famous American Poets

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