More Poets' Graves

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Dacre, Charlotte 1782-1841 St. Mary's Church, Paddington, London, England.  
Dafydd ap Gwilym c.1340-1370 Strata Florida Abbey, Dyfed, Wales. (Or Talley Abbey - contested.)  
Daniel, Samuel ?1562-1619 St. Andrew's Church, Beckington, Somerset, England.  
Darley, George 1795-1846 Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensal Green, London, England.  
D'Avenant, William 1606-1668 Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey, London, England.  
Davies, W. H. 1871-1940 ?? Possibly Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England. ('What is this life, if full of care,/We have no time to stand and stare.')  
Defoe, Daniel 1660-1731 Bunhill Fields Burial Ground, Finsbury, London. (William Blake is also buried here.)  
de la Mare, Walter 1873-1956 Ashes buried St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England.  
De Quincey, Thomas 1785-1859 St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh, Scotland.  
Dickey, James 1923-1997 All Saints Episcopal Church Cemetery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina, USA.  
Dobell, Sydney Thompson 1824-1874 Painswick Churchyard, Gloucestershire, England. (Spasmodic poet)  
Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge (Lewis Carroll) 1832-1898 Guildford Cemetery, Guildford, Surrey, England.  
Doolittle, Hilda (H. D.) 1886-1961 Nisky Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA.  
Dorn, Edward 1929-1999 Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Colorado, USA.  
Douglas, Gavin c. 1474-1522 Queen's Chapel, Savoy Street, Strand, London, England.  
Drinkwater, John 1882-1937 Piddington Churchyard, Oxfordshire, England.  
Dunbar, Paul Laurence 1872-1906 Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Dyer, Sir Edward 1543-1607 In the chancel, Southwark Cathedral, Southwark, London, England.  
Dyer, George 1755-1841 Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensal Green, London, England. (Friend of Charles Lamb)  
Dyer, John 1699-1757 St Michael's Church, Coningsby, Lincolnshire, England. (Laurence Eusden is also buried here.)  
Eberhart, Richard 1904-2005 Dartmouth College Cemetery, Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA.  
Éluard, Paul 1895-1952 Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France.  
Eusden, Laurence 1688-1730 St Michael's Church, Coningsby, Lincolnshire, England. (Poet Laureate from 1718-1730)  
Ewart, Gavin 1916-1995 Cremated at Putney Vale, London. (Much missed master of light verse.)  
Farjeon, Eleanor 1881-1965 St. John's-at-Hampstead Churchyard, London, England. (Wrote the words for Morning Has Broken)  
Flatman, Thomas 1637-1688 St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London, England.  
Ford, Thomas 1580-1648 St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London, England.  
Freneau, Philip 1752-1832 Union Prospect Cemetery, Matawan, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA. ( The 'poet of the American Revolution')  
Gibert, Sir W. S. 1836-1911 St John the Evangelist Church, Great Stanmore, Greater London.  
Gibran, Kahlil 1883-1931 Mar Sarkis Monastery, Bsharri, Lebanon.  
Graham, W. S. 1918-1986 Cremated at Truro, ashes scattered on River Clyde, Scotland. (Best known for his collection The Night-Fishing.)  
Greville, Sir Fulke, 1st Baron Brooke 1554-1628 North of the choir, St Mary's Church, Warwick, Warwickshire, England. (Friend of Sir Philip Sidney)  
Guest, Edgar 1881-1959 Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan, USA.  
Gumilev, Nickolai Stepanovich 1886-1921 Unknown mass grave outside St Petersburg, Russia. (Husband of Anna Akhmatova)  
Häfiz, Shams ud-din Muhammad ? - c.1390 Shiraz Cemetery, Iran (formerly Persia). (He was a renowned writer of ghazels.)  
Harte, Francis Bret 1836-1902 St. Peter's Churchyard, Frimley, Surrey, England. (US poet and short story writer.)  
Hemans, Felicia Dorothea 1793-1835 St Ann's Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland. (Wrote: 'The boy stood on the burning deck')  
Herbert of Cherbury, Edward, Lord 1582-1648 St. Giles-in-the-Fields, St Giles High Street, London, England. (Elder brother of George Herbert)  
Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1809-1894 Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and James Russell Lowell are also buried here.)
Horovitz, Frances 1938-1983 Orcop Churchyard, Orcop, Herefordshire, England.  
Hugo, Victor 1802-1885 The Pantheon, Paris, France.  
Jeffers, Robinson 1887-1962 Ashes scattered at his home in Carmel, California, USA.  
Jennings, Elizabeth 1926-2001 Wolvercote Cemetery, Oxford, England. (J. R. R. Tolkien is also buried here.)  
Johnson, James Weldon 1871-1938 Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn. New York, USA.  
Justice, Donald 1925-2004 Oakland Cemetery, Iowa City, Iowa, USA.  
Kaya, Ahmet 1957-2000 Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France. (Kurdish poet)  
Kenyon, Jane 1947-1995 Proctor Cemetery, Andover, Missouri, USA.  
Kerouac, Jack 1922-1969 Edson Cemetery, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA.  
Key, Francis Scott 179-1843 Originally St. Paul's Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA but then moved to family plot at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA. (He wrote The Star-Spangled Banner)  
Keyes, Sidney 1922-1943 Massicault War Cemetery, Borg-el-Amri, Tunisia.  
Khayyám, Omar 1048-1131 Nishapur, Iran. (See Edward Fitzgerald)  
Killigrew, Anne 1660-1685 Savoy Chapel, London, England.  
Kunitz, Stanley 1905-2006 Provincetown Town Cemetery, Provincetown, Massachusetts. USA.  
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