Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).
1005 - 1007:Compilation of the Shūi Wakashū, the third imperial Japanese poetry anthology
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article. There are conflicting or unreliable sources for the birth years of many people born in this period; where sources conflict, the poet is listed again and the conflict is noted:
1001:Wallada bint al-Mustakfi (died 1080), Arab Andalusian poet of Arabic language
1002:Mei Yaochen (died 1060), Song poet
1003:Ibn Zaydún (died 1071), Arabic poet
1004:Nasir Khusraw (died 1088), Persian poet
1006:Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (died 1088), Afghan poet, also known as "Shaikul Mashayekh" (Arabic: شیخ المشایخ) [Master of (Sufi) Masters]
1007:Ouyang Xiu (died 1072), Chinese statesman, historian, essayist and poet of the Song Dynasty
1009:Qatran Tabrizi (died 1072), Persian poet
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
1001:Wang Yucheng (born 954), Song poet
1007:Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadhani (born 967), master of Arabic prose
1008:Gunnlaugr ormstunga (born 983), Icelandic skald, from injuries sustained after defeating skald Hrafn Önundarson in battle.