Remember
Poets
Poets Memorial Sites | Image Source: Flickr Creative Commons/ellenm1

Poets Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

"Poets," wrote Percy Bysshe Shelley, "are the unacknowledged legislators of the world." We turn to them to express what is best in us, to give us words during weddings, funerals, and all the important occasions that shape our lives. This memorial site was created to honor and remember poets whose words continue to inspire, and whose legacies live on in their poetry.
Blank Blank Blank

Featured Memorial | Poets

Remembering the life, death and legacy of poet Diana Mitchell

DIANA MARY MITCHELL February 28, 1926 September 6, 2018 Diana Mitchell was born in London, England, the eldest of three children. Her parents, Graham and Vida Straker, owned a publishing company, which inspired in her a passion for books and writing. She was an avid reader, and an award-winning poet, whose work was published in the Daily Breeze "My Turn" section. In 1944, at the age of eighteen, she enlisted in the Women's Royal English Navy. At USO functions, she was incessantly entreated...
Blank Blank Blank

Recently Added Memorials | Poets

Donald Hall Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Hall, a prolific,...

Barbara McMillen Obituary (ToledoBlade)

Barbara McMillen BARBARA FIALKOWSKI MCMILLEN...

Cecil Taylor Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Cecil Taylor, the visionary...

Walter Skold Obituary (AP News)

ELKINS PARK, Pa. (AP) - The founder of the Dead...

Ursula K. Le Guin Obituary (AP News)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ursula K. Le Guin, the...

Gord Downie Obituary (AP News)

TORONTO (AP) — Gord Downie, who made himself part...

Laudir de Oliveira Obituary (AP News)

Laudir de Oliveira, a percussionist who was a...

Bernie Casey Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bernie Casey, a professional...

John Ashbery Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — John Ashbery, an enigmatic giant...

Thelma Brown Obituary (tributes)

Brown, Thelma H., 84, born in 1933 in Greensboro,...

Brian Aldiss Obituary (AP News)

Brian Aldiss, the acclaimed English science...

Leonard Cohen Obituary (AP News)

Leonard Cohen, a legendary Canadian-born...

Max Ritvo Obituary (AP News)

Max Ritvo, a poet who wrote about his experience...

Sandy Pearlman Obituary (AP News)

Sandy Pearlman, a record producer for Blue Oyster...

Barbara Sternberg Obituary (canyoncourier)

Longtime Evergreen resident Barbara Edwards...

Marilyn Jeffers Obituary (NorthJersey)

JEFFERS Marilyn Jane (nee Chamberlin), 90,...

Daniel Berrigan Obituary (AP News)

The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, the Jesuit priest who...

Michael Lawlor Obituary (NorthJersey)

LAWLOR Michael J., age 68, of Glen Rock, New...

Bertha Rainey Obituary (atlanta)

Although Bertha Lucille Rainey only had a...

John Trudell Obituary (AP News)

John Trudell, American Indian activist, poet and...

Next:
Sign-up for free email updates via ObitMessenger to be alerted when memorials are added to this site.
Blank Blank Blank
Most Viewed Memorials
John Paul Obituary (AP News)

Pope John Paul II, born Karol Jozef Wojtyla, was...

Maya Angelou Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - Maya Angelou was gratified, but...

Gord Downie Obituary (AP News)

TORONTO (AP) — Gord Downie, who made himself part...

View All

Search Memorials

- ADVERTISEMENT -

About This Site: Poets Memorials

This memorial site includes obituaries and Guest Books from the Legacy.com network of newspaper and funeral home affiliates.

- ADVERTISEMENT -
Most Viewed Memorial Sites:
- ADVERTISEMENT -