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September 18th, 2014 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 278,943 comments.
10 poets listed chronologically - American Poems

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Chronological listing of poets featured on American Poems

Click here to read about Howard Nemerov
(1920 - 1991)
26
1,557
Click here to read about Hayden Carruth
(1921 - )
20
8,699
Click here to read about James A. Emanuel
(1921 - )
21
16,331
Click here to read about Richard Wilbur
(1921 - )
34
1,512
Click here to read about Grace Paley
(1922 - )
2
1,234
Click here to read about John Williams
(1922 - 1994)
3
5,411
Click here to read about Jack Kerouac
(1922 - 1969)
3
2,004
Click here to read about Alan Dugan
(1923 - 2003)
6
11,487
Click here to read about Anthony Hecht
(1923 - 2004)
18
13,932
Click here to read about Richard Hugo
(1923 - 1982)
6
7,431

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