Dean Rader over at the San Francisco Chronicle‘s site, SFGate.com, is taking suggestions in the next two weeks for history’s top-10 poets. He’ll post his own list after the two weeks is up. Here’s the article.
I don’t know if I could name 10. I’m fickle—I like a lot of individual poems, but most poets’ works overall seem uneven to me. Philip Larkin would probably be on there, though. And maybe Gregory Corso?