Know about the best English Poets

Here are the best evergreen poets who have contributed to the literary world with their work:


William Shakespeare is one of the best writers, dramatists, and poets the world has ever seen. In 1609, The collection of his 154 sonnets was published for the first time. He also wrote two beautiful narrative poems apart from the sonnets. 

Following are his best poems:

  • All the World’s a Stage
  • Fear 
  • Shall I Not compare thee to a summer’s day? 
  • My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun 
  • Let me not to the marriage of true minds 
  • No More A Fairy Song  



William Wordsworth is one of the best poets who is considered the pioneer of Romanticism. He launched the Romantic Era in English Literature with Taylor Coleridge and became a renowned poet only during his later years. 

Here are some of his best poems:

  • The Prelude 
  • Cloud 
  • Daffodils 
  • Tintern Abbey 
  • I Wandered Lonely as a cloud

William Blake is well known for his contributions to the poetry section during the romantic era. He has been worldwide appreciated for his ability and creativity, which gave his thoughts.

Some of the best poems written by him: 

  • The Chimney Sweeper
  • And did those feet in ancient time
  • The Tyger
  • The Lamb
  • London
  • W.B. YEATS

William Butler Yeats remains one of the best and Ireland’s most famous, influential poets ever. His work was more focused on modernism. He experimented on his literary work, won the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first Irish Nobel Laureate.

Famous poems: 

• A Poet to His Beloved

  • Lake Isle of Innisfree
  • The Mother of Good
  • The Mountain Tomb
  • The Second Coming 
  • Sailing to Byzantium



Charlotte Brontë was an optimistic poet. She mainly used metaphors to convey what she exactly wanted to say. She rarely used short sentences, and her writing style was expressive and had that formal tone.

Her best poems:

  • Regret
  • The Wife’s Will
  • On the Death of Anne Bronte
  • Evening Solace
  • Life
  • T.S. ELIOT

Eliot was famously known for mixing intellectualism with his poetry. His work mainly focused on spiritual affairs that marked the change of poetic style. T.S Eliot played a significant role in the literary transition from Romantic to Modernist poetry. 

Famous poetries:

  • The LoveSong of J. Alfred Prufrock
  • Ash Wednesday
  • East Coker
  • The Hollow Men
  • The Waste Land



Most of John Keats’ work revolves around the veneration of the past and the beauty of nature. Unfortunately, Keats passed away when he was 25 due to tuberculosis. He became famous among the masses only after his death.

Well known Poems: 

  • Fears Ode on a Grecian Urn 
  • Ode to a 
  • Nightingale.  
  • To Autumn 
  • When I have


Rudyard Kipling was born in 1865, and he got his inspiration to write when he was in India. He was one of the most well known late famous Victorian poets. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907. 

Here are some of the best poems written by Rudyard Kipling:

  • A Child’s Garden 
  • The White Man’s Burden 
  • Gunga Din  
  • The Man who would be King
  • Mother O’Mine