List of anarchist poets

This is a list of anarchist poets, including examples of their published work, and the source material in which their poetry is found. This list is biased in favor of poets who have self-identified as anarchists. Poets who are popularly considered "anarchic", but have not specifically self-identified as anarchists, are not included.






  • Lawrence Ferlinghetti (born 1919)
  • Léo Ferré (24 August 1916 – 14 July 1993), French singer, poet and musician; self-proclaimed anarchist; Poète... vos papiers ! (1956), Testament phonographe (1980), Les Chants de la fureur (2013)
  • Ian Fraser (born 1962)













See also

Footnotes and citations

  1. Beck, Julian, "Preface to The Brig", A Spotlight Dramabook.
  2. Cage in a 1985 interview: "I'm an anarchist. I don't know whether the adjective is pure and simple, or philosophical, or what, but I don't like government! And I don't like institutions! And I don't have any confidence in even good institutions." John Cage at Seventy: An Interview by Stephen Montague. American Music, Summer 1985. Accessed May 24, 2007.
  3. de Cleyre, Voltairine (1914), "The Making of an Anarchist", Selected Writings of Voltairine de Cleyre, Mother Earth Publishing.
  4. 1 2 3 4 Lawrence Durrell (2015). From the Elephant's Back: Collected Essays & Travel Writings. University of Alberta Press. p. 14. ISBN 978-1-77212-059-2.
  5. "A great poet and one of the finest types of Anarchist that ever lived." – Emma Goldman, Edelstadt, David, 1866-1892
  6. "I am an Anarchist! Wherefore I will; Not rule, & also ruled I will not be!" John Henry Mackay Retrieved October 6, 2007 Archived January 25, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. "As a revolutionary anarchist, I shared the life of the Ukrainian people during the revolution." Makhno, Nestor "The ABC of The Revolutionary Anarchist", The Struggle Against the State and other essays. Translated Paul Sharkey.
  8. Summons Makhno, Nestor. Retrieved October 11, 2007.
  9. Thirty-Five Poems (1940)
  10. Read's anarchist philosophy expressed in Anarchy & Order (1938), The Philosophy of Anarchism (1940), and My Anarchism (1966).
Poetry by Voltairine de Cleyre

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