Maya Angelou is famous for her poetry on civil rights, She wrote the famous poem,  Still I Rise
Pablo Neruda Pablo Neruda is considered one of the greatest and most influential Hispanic  poets of the 20th century

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Walt Whitman

Shel Silverstein wrote poetry for children
Sri Chinmoy was a famous Indian philosopher, poet,  and teacher

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Masaoka Shaiki, a Japanese poet who revitalized haiku poetry.
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Watch a video of Maya Angelou Reading her poem, Still I Rise

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