INFOGRAPHIC: The 10 Most Influential Poets in (Western) History
Dani Spencer
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Interesting, and fun… but not totally buying it. Many missing influences: Chaucer, Edmund Spenser, John Donne, Petrarch, Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Anne Sexton, Robert Burns, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Seamus Heaney, Patrick Kavanagh… and yes, it’s Anglo-centric… why no Pushkin? Yukio Mishima? Rumi? Could go on and on… but the selections and links are food for thought.

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