Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Popular poets - Famous poets alll around the world

| Tuesday, January 3, 2012 |

Popular poets are well known by people on the world, some especially famous in some field that they established themselves.

I’m sure that some of you have seen their name on some books as well as other documents, or some famous places, if you pay attention. Now I’ll introduce some famous writers that have been respected by many people all over the world.

Shel Silverstein
Shel Silverstein is a famous writer from Chicago. He was born on September 25, 1930 (died May 10, 1999). Shel Silverstein is also known as a playwright, illustrator, screenwriter, and songwriter. Some of his most popular poem books are "The Giving Tree", "A Light in the Attic" and "Falling Up".

Edgar Allan Poe
Born in Boston on January 19, 1809 and passed away on October 7, 1849. . Besides being a poet and writer he was also an editor and literary critic. Some of his most popular poems at "The Bells", "The City in the Sea", "The Haunted Palace" and "A Dream Within a Dream". Some of the Tales he wrote were "The Black Cat", "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar", "The Oval Portrait" and The System of Doctor Tarr Professor Fether". Politian was the only play that Edgar Poe wrote. During Edgar Poe's childhood he was orphaned when his mom died then not to long after his dad left family. As a critic Edgar was known as a philosophical, discriminating and fearless critic.

Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes was a famous poet born on February 1, 1902 in New York City, New York. He died on May 22, 1967. Besides being a poet he was also a short story writer, columnist, novelist and playwright. Some of his poetry collections are Dear Lovely Death, One-Way Ticket, Selected Poems of Langston Hughes and The Panther and the Lash: Poems of Our Times.
For a person to become a famous poet they would have to become known by many people from there poetry in some kind of way. Some writers gain popularity from winning poetry contests and from publishing poetry books. Famous poet's biographies can be found on the internet and in poetry books.

Jeton Kelmendi Albanian
Jeton Kelmendi is a famous poet from Peja, Kosova. He was born in 1978 in. His early education was done in Peja. Later on in his life he went to college and got a Bachelor's degree in Arts in Mass communication. He is last known to be attending the Free University of Brussels completing graduate studies. Some of his published work is "Beyond Silence", "Time when it was time", You arrived for the trace of wind" and "Fatherland pardon me". He also has a lot of work published in many different foreign languages. Jeton was in the War of Liberation of Kosovo.