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Famous Poets Crossword Puzzle

By Adele Kenny

Answer with the Poets’ Last names


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1. Verlaine’s Lover 2. Wrote to His Coy Mistress


3. Harlem Renaissance Poet 4. British Poet Opposite of Northey
5. "Divine Comedy" Author 6. Author of "Evangeline" Who Wasn't
7. Creator of Sprung Rhythm a Shortfellow
11. His Lilacs Last in the Dooryard 8. Russian Poet & Author of Dr. Zhivago
Bloomed 9. "Kubla Khan" Author
12. Poet Who Wrote of King Arthur 10. Spoon River Anthology Author
15. His Wife Authored Frankenstein 13. Russian Poet Anna Who Taught
16. The Great Bard from Stratford- Herself to Live Simply
Upon-Avon 14. Lived at Dove Cottage
18. Poet Who Didn't Capitalize 17. Did he dare to eat a peach?
20. Author of Howl 18. "Jabberwocky" Author
21. Recluse from Amherst 19. "Sandy" Poet Who Wrote "Sandhill
23. Pre-Raphaelite Poet & Painter, People"
Christina's Brother 21. Last Name of Poet Known as H. D.
25. His Daffy Duck Went to Hollywood 22. Poet Sara Whose Last Name Is Like
27. Friend Who Published Gerard Earl Grey or English Breakfast
Manley Hopkins’s Works 24. Poet Who Wrote a Scrolled “On the
30. Ice Crystals Poet Who Wrote "The Road”
Road Not Taken" 26. Suicide Who Wrote "The Bridge"
31. New Jersey Doctor Who 28. Poet Who Wrote "Trees"
Immortalized Plums 29. 1990 Nobel Laureate Born in
32. Poet Whose First Name Rhymes Mexico City
with "Rachel" 33. Poet Who Looked at a Blackbird
34. Like Anne Sexton, This Thirteen Ways
Confessional Poet Also Committed 35. The Poem "Renascence" Won Edna
Suicide Early Fame
35. 2010-2011 US Poet Laureate 36. Chilean Poet (Pablo)
38. English Poet, Painter, & Printmaker 37. Lady Caroline Lamb's Lover
41. Children's Poet Who Wrote 38. His Love Was Like a Red, Red Rose
"Wynken, Blynken, and Nod" 39. Welsh Poet from Swansea Who
43. Poet Elizabeth Who Wrote "Visits to Wrote of His Craft or Sullen Art
St. Elizabeth's" 40. Un-Tame Author (Oscar) of "The
44. Author of "Musée Des Beaux Arts" Ballad of Reading Gaol"
45. British Poet & Novelist with A 42. Grecian Urn Poet
"Royal" First Name 43. Author of "We Real Cool"
46. Irish Nobel Laureate 47. Imagist Who Wrote "In a Station of
48. Poet Who Wore A Tricorn Hat the Metro"
51. Haiku Originator (Matsuo) 49. Poet Who Wrote That No Man Is An
52. British Poet and Soldier (Wilfred) Island
Who Wrote About War 50. He Wrote About a Raven
53. American Humorous Poet (Ogden)
54. Irish Poet and Novelist Who Wrote
Ulysses
Answer Key
[Poets’ First Names Appear in Brackets]

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1. Rimbaud [Arthur] 2. Marvell [Andrew]


3. Hughes [Langston] 4. Southey [Robert]
5. Alighieri [Dante] 6. Longfellow [Henry Wadsworth]
7. Hopkins [Gerard Manley] 8. Pasternak [Boris]
11. Whitman [Walt] 9. Coleridge [Samuel Taylor]
12. Tennyson [Lord, Alfred] 10. Masters [Edgar Lee]
15. Shelley [Percy Bysshe] 13. Akhmatova [Anna]
16. Shakespeare [William] 14. Wordsworth [William]
18. Cummings [e.e.] 17. Eliot [T. S.]
20. Ginsberg [Allen] 18. Carroll [Lewis]
21. Dickinson [Emily] 19. Sandburg [Carl]
23. Rossetti [Dante Gabriel] 21. Doolittle [Hilda]
25. Ashbery [John] 22. Teasdale [Sara]
27. Bridges [Robert] 24. Kerouac [Jack]
30. Frost [Robert] 26. Crane [Hart]
31. Williams [William Carlos] 28. Kilmer [Joyce]
32. Lindsay [Vachel] 29. Paz [Octavio]
34. Plath [Sylvia] 33. Stevens [Wallace]
35. Merwin [W. S.] 35. Millay [Edna St. Vincent]
38. Blake [William Blake] 36. Neruda [Pablo]
41. Field [Eugene] 37. Byron [George Gordon, Lord]
43. Bishop [Elizabeth] 38. Burns [Robert]
44. Auden [W.H.] 39. Thomas [Dylan]
45. Amis [Kingsley] 40. Wilde [Oscar]
46. Yeats [William Butler] 42. Keats [John]
48. Moore [Marianne] 43. Brooks [Gwendolyn]
51. Basho [Matsuo] 47. Pound [Ezra]
52. Owen [Wilfred] 49. Donne [John]
53. Nash [Ogden] 50. Poe [Edgar Allan]
54. Joyce [James]