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La Fontaine, Jean de 1621-1695 Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France.  
Laforgue, Jules 1860-1887 Cimètiere de Bagneux, Hauts de Seine, France. (Died of TB aged 27.)  
Landon, Letitia Elizabeth 1802-1838 Cape Coast Castle, Ghana (previously Guinea Coast), Africa. (Died of prussic acid poisoning. Suicide? Murder?)  
Lanier (or Lanyer), Emilia 1569-1645 St James Church, Clerkenwell, London, England. (Was she the 'dark lady' of the sonnets?)  
Lazarus, Emma 1849-1887 Beth Olom Cemetery, Queens, New York, USA.  
Ledgwidge, Francis 1891-
Artillery Wood Cemetery, nr Boezinge, Belgium.  
Lee, Laurie 1914-1997 Slad Churchyard, Slad, nr Stroud, Gloucestershire, England. Epitaph: 'He lies in the valley he loved'.
Lennox, Charlotte ?1729-1804 Christchurch Gardens, Westminster, London, England.  
Levertov, Denise 1923-1997 Lakeview Cemetery, Seattle, Washington, USA.  
Levi, Primo 1919-1987 Jewish Section, Cimitero Monumentale, Turin, Italy. (He took his own life by throwing himself down some stairs. His Auschwitz number is marked on his grave.)  
Lewis, Alun 1915-1944 Taukyan War Cemetery, Burma.  
Lindsay, Vachel 1879-1931 Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA. (Pioneer of jazz poetry)

Lloyd, Robert 1733-1764 St. Brides, Fleet Street, London.  
Locker-Lampson, Frederick 1821-1895 Worth Churchyard, Sussex, England.
Lorde, Audre 1934-1992 Ashes scattered at sea St, Croix, U.S.Virgin Islands.  
Lovelace, Richard 1618-1658 St. Bride's Church, London, England.  
Lowell, Amy Lawrence 1874-1925 Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.  
Lowell, James Russell 1819-1891 Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Oliver Wendell Holmes are also buried here.)  
Loy, Mina 1882-1966 Aspen Grove Cemetery, Aspen, Colorado, USA  
Lydgate, John ?1370-1449 Probably Bury St Edmunds Abbey, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England.  
Lyly, John 1553(4)-1606 St. Bartholomew-the-Less, London.  
MacCaig, Norman 1910-1996 Cremated at Warriston, Edinburgh, Scotland.  
Mac Conmara, Donnchadh Rúa d.1814 Newtown Graveyard, Waterford, Ireland.  
Mac Craith, Aindrias (An Mangaire Súgach) 18th-c St. Peter and Paul Churchyard, Kilmallock, Limerick, Ireland.  
Mac Domhnaill, Seán Clárach 1691-1754 Ruined churchyard at Ballysallagh, nr Ráthluirc, Cork, Ireland.  
Mac Low, Jackson 1922-2004 Cedar Park Cemetery, Oradell, New Jersey, USA.  
Macpherson, James 1736-1796 Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey, London, England.  
Mallarmé, Stéphane 1842-1898 Cimètiere de Samoreau, Seine et Marne, France.
Marquis, Don 1879-1937 Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, Queens County, New York, USA. (Created archy the cockroach)  
Masters, Edgar Lee 1869-1950 Oakland Cemetery, Petersburg, Menard County, Illinois, USA.

McCrae, John 1872-1918 Wimereux Cemetery, France. (Canadian WW1 poet - wrote In Flanders Fields.)  
McGonagall, William Topaz 1825 or 1830-1902 Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh, Scotland. (The world's worst poet.) (Allan Ramsay is also buried here.)  
McKay, Claude 1889-1948 Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York, USA.  
Melville, Herman 1819-1891 Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA. (Also wrote Moby-Dick, or, The Whale)  
Meredith, George 1828-1909 Dorking Cemetery, Dorking, Surrey, England.  
Meredith, William 1919-2007 West Laurel Cemetery Bala, Cynwood, Pennsylvania, USA.  
Merrill, James 1926-1995 Evergreen Cemetery, Stonington, Connecticut, USA.  
Milligan, Spike 1918-2002 Winchelsea Churchyard, East Sussex, England. Epitaph: 'Duirt me leat go raibh me breoite' (I told you I was ill.)
Montagu, Mary Wortley 1689-1762 Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair, London, England.  
More, Hannah 1745-1833 All Saints, Wrington, Devon, England.  
Nerval, Gérard de 1808-1855 Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France.  
Newbolt, Sir Henry 1862-1938 St. Mary's Church, Orchardleigh, nr Frome, Somerset, England. ('Play up! play up! and play the game!')

Niedecker, Lorine 1903-1970 Union Cemetery, Sumner Americans, Wisconsin, USA.  
Norvid, Cyprian Kamil 1821-1883 Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France. (Polish poet)  
Noyes, Alfred 1880-1958 Roman Catholic Cemetery, Freshwater, Isle of White, England.  
O'Hara, Frank 1926-1966 Green River Cemetery, East Hampton, New York, USA.  
Oldys, Valentine 1620-1685 St. Helens Bishopgate, London.  
Olson, Charles 1910-1970 Beechbrook Cemetery, Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA.  
Opie, Amelia 1769-1853 Gildencroft Quaker Burial Ground,  Norwich, Norfolk, England. (Buried with her father Dr. James Alderson.)
Ossian (Oisin) c.3rd Century Sma' Glen, Perthshire, Scotland.  
Ó Súilleabháin, Tadhg Gaelach 1715-1795 Ballylaneen Churchyard, Waterford, Ireland.  
Ó Tuama, Séan 1706-1775 Croom Churchyard, Limerick, Ireland.  
Palgrave, Francis Turner 1824-1897 Barnes Cemetery, Barnes, London, England.  
Parker, Dorothy 1893-1967 Ashes scattered at the Dorothy Parker memorial garden (NAACP Headquarters), Baltimore, Maryland, USA.  
Parnell, Thomas 1679-1718 Chester Guildhall, Chester, Cheshire, England. (Previously Holy Trinity Church)  
Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich 1890-1960 Pasternak Family Home, Peredelkino, Moscow, Russia. (Also wrote Doctor Zhivago)  
Paterson, Andrew Barton (Banjo) 1864-1941 North Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.  
Patmore, Coventry Kersey Dighton 1823-1896 Buried in the Catholic section of Lymington Cemetery, Hampshire, England.  
Peacock, Thomas Love 1785-1866 Shepperton Churchyard, Surrey, England.  
Pessoa, Fernando 1888-1935 Jéronimos Monastery, Lisbon, Portugal.  
Philips, Ambrose 1674-1749 Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair, London, England. (Namby Pamby)  
Philips, Katherine Fowler 1631-1664 St. Benet Sherehog, (demolished in Great Fire) London, England.  
Polidori, John 1795- 1821 St. Pancras Old Church, London, England.  
Popa, Vasko 1922-1991 New Cemetery, Belgrade, Serbia.  
Porter, Walter 1590-1659 St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London, England.  
Praed, Winthrop Mackworth 1802-1839 Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensal Green, London, England. (Died of TB)  
Pye, Henry James 1745-1813 ? (Ridiculed Poet Laureate 1790-1813)  
Quarles, Francis 1592-1644 Church of St. Olave, Silver Street, London, England. (This church was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666.)  
Ramsay, Allan 1686-1758 Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh, Scotland. (William McGonagall is also buried here.)  
Ransom, John Crowe 1888-1974 Kenyon College Cemetery, Gambier, Ohio, USA.  
Rexroth, Kenneth 1905-1982 Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, California, USA.  
Rilke, Rainer Maria 1875-1926 Rarogne Churchyard, Canton Valais, Switzerland.  
Robinson, Edwin Arlington 1869-1935 Oak Grove Cemetery, Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine, USA.  
Robinson, Mary 'Perdita' 1758-1800 Windsor Old Chapel, England.  
Rodenbach, Georges Raymond Constantin 1855-1898 Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France. (Belgian symbolist poet)  
Rosenberg, Isaac 1890-1918 Bailleul Road East Cemetery, Saint Laurent-Blangy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.  
Roussel, Raymond 1877-1933 Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France.  
Rowe, Nicholas 1674-1718 Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey, London, England.  
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