1 Kristijonas Donelaitis 1714-1780
Arthur Hugh Clough 1819-1861
2
Philip Morin Freneau 1752-1832

3 Cicero 106-43 B.C.

6 Carl Sandburg 1878-1967

7 Charles Peguy 1873-1914
9
Thomas Warton 1728-1790

Kelli Russell Agodon 1969  Small Knots, 2004  Cherry Grove Collections
10
Bertolt Brecht 1898-1956

12 Margaret Danner 1915-1986
14
Dudley Randall 1914-2000
15
Mihai Eminescu 1850-1889
Osip Mandelstam 1891-1938

16 Robert W. Service 1874-1958
Anthony Ivan Hecht 1923-2004


17
Pedro Calderon de la Barca 1600-1681
William Stafford 1914 – 1993  The Way It Is: New & Selected Poems, 1999 Graywolf Press

18 [Henry] Austin Dobson 1840-1921

19 Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849
George Mann MacBeth 1932-1992

20 Johannes V. Jensen 1873-1950
Abram Hill 1910

21 David Stefansson 1895-1964
Richard P. Blackmur 1904-1965

22 George Gordon Noel AKA Lord Byron 1788-1824
Howard Moss 1922-1987

23 Louis Zukofsky 1904 – 1978  Selected Poems, 2006  American Poets Project
Derek Walcott 1930  Selected Poems, 2007 Farrar, Straus and Giroux

24 William Congreve 1670-1729 25

27 Lewis Carroll 1832-1898
28
Ozaki Koyo 1869-1903
30
Gelett Burgess 1866-1951
Richard Brautigan 1935-1984

31 Thomas Merton 1915-1968
Birthdays from Molly Williams at Library Booklists or from poet.



“It is our goal to appreciate and improve our talents, to share our own work and to communicate the joys of poetry with others.  Everyone’s poetry is valued.” River Junction Poets Mission Statement

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