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Sa'di ? - ? 1292 Shiraz Cemetery, Iran (formerly Persia). (He is buried near Häfiz.)  
Sappho Born c. mid 7th century BC Unkown. She may have died at Syracuse on Sicily or on the Island of Lesbos in Greece.  
Sarton, May 1912-1995 Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA.  
Savage, Richard c.1697-1743 St. Peter's Churchyard, Bristol, England. (He died in Bristol jail.)  
Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von 1759-1805 Ducal Crypt, Weimar, Germany. (Next to Goethe)  
Schwartz, Delmore 1913-1966 Cedar Park Cemetery, Emerson, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA.  
Seward, Anna 1742-1809 Lichfield Cathedral, England.

(She was known as 'The Swan of Lichfield')

Shadwell, Thomas c.1642-1692 Chelsea Old Church, London, England.  
Shepherd, Reginald 1963-2008 Ashes scattered at his home in Pensacola, Florida, USA.  
Silverstein, Shel 1930-1999 Westlawn Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois, USA.  
Smart, Christopher 1722-1771 Died in the King's Bench Prison for debtors, London. Buried in St. Gregory's by St. Pauls, London (church was destroyed in 1666 fire).  
Smith, Charlotte Turner 1749-1806 St. John, Stoke, Surrey, England.  
Smith, Stevie (Florence Margaret) 1902-1971 Cremated at Torquay crematorium following a service at Holy Trinity, Buckfastleigh.  
Soutar, William 1898-1943 Buried in the Deanfield Cemetery Perth, Scotland.  
Spender, Stephen Harold 1909-1995 Cremated at Golders Green Crematorium; location of ashes unknown.  
Stein, Gertrude 1874-1946 Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France.  
Stevenson, Robert Louis 1850-1894 Stevenson family home, Vailima, Island of Samoa.  
Suckling, Sir John 1609-1642 Buried in a protestant cemetery in Paris.  
Taliesin 6th Century Possibly Tre-Taliesin, Dyfed, Wales.  
Tate, Allen 1899-1979 Sewanee Cemetery, Sewanee, Tennessee, USA.  
Tate, Nahum 1652-1715 St. George the Martyr, Southwark, London, England.  
Taylor, Edward c.1644-1729 Old Burying Ground, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA. (Another Puritan poet)  
Taylor, Jane 1783-1824 United Reformed Church, Ongar, Essex. (Rhymes for the Nursery)  
Taylor, John 1580-1653 St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, London, England. (The 'Water Poet')  
Teasdale, Sara 1884-1933 Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.  
Thompson, Francis 1859-1907 St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery, London, England. ('Look for me in the nurseries of Heaven')  
Thomson, James 1700-1748 Near the font, Richmond Parish Church, London, England. ('In yonder Grave a Druid lies')  
Thoreau, Henry David 1817-1862 Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. (Ralph Waldo Emerson is also buried here.)  
Toller, Ernst 1893-1939 Ferncliff Mausoleum, Ardsley, Westchester County,  New York, USA. (Auden wrote:  In Memory of Ernst Toller)  
Traherne, Thomas 1637-1674 St. Mary's Church, Teddington, London, England.  
Tsvetayeva, Marina Ivanovna 1892-1941 Unmarked grave, Yelabuga, nr Kaza, Russia. (She hung herself.)  
Tusser, Thomas ?1524-1580 St. Mildred Poultry, (Demolised by Victorians) London, England.  
Updike, John 1932-2009 Ashes scattered in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts, USA.  
Valéry, Paul 1871-1945 Cimètiere Marin, Sète, Herault, France.  
Waley, Arthur 1889-1966 Highgate Cemetery, London, England. (Translated Chinese poems and the Tao Te Ching.)  
Waller, Edmund 1606-1687 St. Mary's Churchyard, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England.


Warren, Robert Penn 1905-1989 Willis Cemetery, Stratton, Windham County, Vermont, USA.  
Warton, Thomas 1728-1790 Trinity College Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. (Poet Laureate 1785-1790)  
Watson, Thomas c.1556-1592 St. Bartholomew the Less, London, England. (His sonnets influenced Shakespeare.)  
Watts, Isaac 1674-1748 Bunhill Fields Burial Ground, Finsbury, London, England. (Daniel Defoe and William Blake are also buried here.)  
West, Jane 1758-1852 St. Nicholas, Little Bowden, Leicestershire, England.  
Wheatley, Phillis 1753-1784 Copps Hill Burying Ground, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.  
Whitehead, William 1715-1785 Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair, London, England.  
Wigglesworth, Michael 1631-1705 Bell Rock Cemetery, Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. (Puritan poet)  
Williams, Helen Maria 1762-1827 Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France.  
Wilson, August 1945-2005 Greenwood Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.  
Wither, George 1588-1667 Savoy Chapel, Westminster, London.  
Wotton, Sir Henry 1568-1639 Eton College Chapel, Eton College, Berkshire, England.  
Wordsworth, Dorothy 1771-1855 St Oswald's Church, Grasmere, Cumbria, England.  
Wycherley, William 1641-1715 St. Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London, England. (Samuel Butler is also buried here.)  
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