This is a list of anarchistspoets, 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.
Léo Ferré (August 24, 1916 - July 14, 1993). One of France's most well-known and influential singers, poets and musicians. He was a self-proclaimed anarchist and all his lifelong sang irreverent and highly confrontational songs. Aside his discography, work of poetry include Poète... vos papiers ! (1956), Testament phonographe (1980), Les Chants de la fureur (2013).
^Beck, Julian, "Preface to The Brig", A Spotlight Dramabook.
^Cage self-identified as an anarchist 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. Ubu.com. Accessed May 24, 2007.
^de Cleyre, Voltairine (1914), "The Making of an Anarchist", Selected Writings of Voltairine de Cleyre, Mother Earth Publishing.
^"A great poet and one of the finest types of Anarchist that ever lived." - Emma Goldman, Edelstadt, David, 1866-1892, A short biography of Russian-Jewish anarchist and editor David Edelstadt.
^"I am an Anarchist! Wherefore I will; Not rule, & also ruled I will not be!"–John Henry Mackay, excerpt from Anarchy. John Henry Mackay entry in The Anarchist Encyclopedia. recollectionbooks.com Retrieved October 6, 2007
^"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 by Paul Sharkey.
^Summons Makhno, Nestor. libcom.org Retrieved October 11, 2007.