poem index



Metaphysical Poet

John Donne, along with similar but distinct poets such as George HerbertAndrew Marvell, and Henry Vaughn, developed metaphysical poetry, a poetic style in which philosophical and spiritual subjects were approached with reason and often concluded in paradox. 

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William Carlos Williams 1883-1963 Imagism, Metaphysical Poet, Modernism, Objectivists
Henry Vaughan Metaphysical Poet
Wallace Stevens 1879-1955 Metaphysical Poet, Modernism
Marie Ponsot 1921- Language Poetry, Metaphysical Poet
Andrew Marvell 1621-1678 Metaphysical Poet
George Herbert 1593-1633 Metaphysical Poet
John Donne 1572-1631 Metaphysical Poet
H. D. 1886-1961 Imagism, Metaphysical Poet, Modernism
Elizabeth Bishop 1911-1979 Metaphysical Poet, Translators
Léonie Adams 1899-1988 Metaphysical Poet, Romanticism