The world is too much with us; late and soon,Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers:
Little we see in Nature that is ours;
We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!
Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).
Thomas Moore, Irish Melodies, Irish poet published in the United Kingdom
Sydney Owenson (later Lady Morgan), The Lay of an Irish Harp; or, Metrical Fragments, Irish poet published in the United Kingdom
Eaton Stannard Barrett, writing under the pen name "Polypus", All the Talents: A satirical poem, the book went through 19 editions this year
Samuel Egerton Brydges, Poems, the fourth, enlarged edition of Sonnets and other Poems 1785
Hours of Idleness, which will be attacked in the Edinburgh Review
Poems on Various Occasions, published anonymously, privately printed
George Crabbe, Poems, including "The Parish Register", nine editions by 1817
Richard Cumberland and Sir James Burges, The Exodiad
Catharine Ann Dorset, The Peacock 'At Home', published anonymously ("written by a lady"); for children; extremely popular; a sequel to William Roscoe's The Butterfly's Ball, also published this year
James Grahame, Poems
Lady Anne Hamilton, The Epics of the Ton; or, The Glories of the Great World
William Hazlitt, editor, The Eloquence of the British Senate, published anonymously (anthology)
James Hogg, Thomas Mounsey Cunningham and others, The Forest Minstrel, includes poems published anonymously
James Hogg, The Mountain Bard
Ewen MacLachlan, Attempts in Verse
Thomas Moore, Irish Melodies
Sydney Owenson (later Lady Morgan), The Lay of an Irish Harp; or, Metrical Fragments
William Roscoe, The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast, first published in the Gentleman's Magazine in November 1806
Charlotte Turner Smith, Beachy Head, with Other Poems
William Sotheby, Saul
Robert Southey, editor, Specimens of the Later English Poets, published as a complement to George Ellis's Specimens of the Early English Poems, 1790; anthology
Henry Kirke White, The Remains of Henry Kirke White, edited by Robert Southey (posthumous)
1807 in poetry Wikipedia
William Wordsworth's, Poems in Two Volumes includes:"Resolution and Independence"
"I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" (sometimes anthologized as "The Daffodils")
"My Heart Leaps Up"
"Ode: Intimations of Immortality"
"Ode to Duty"
"The Solitary Reaper"
"Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802"
"The world is too much with us"
Richard Alsop and others, The Echo, With Other Poems, anthology of poems by the Hartford Wits that had appeared in the American Mercury magazine from 1791 to 1805, the primary contributors were Richard Alsop and Theodore Dwight; other contributors included Lemuel Hopkins, H. H. Brackenridge (on the Indian War), Mason Cogswell, William Trumbull, Elihu Hubbard Smith; much of the contents consisted of pro-Federalist burlesques on social and political issues of the day; New York: "Printed at the Porcupine Press by Pasquin Petronius"
Joel Barlow, The Columbiad, expansion and revision of The Vision of Columbus 1787, in heroic couplets; in the poem, Barlow predicts the building of the Panama Canal, airplanes, submarines and an organization resembling the United Nations
Adam Oehlenschlager, Nordiske Digte ("Nordic Poems"), including plays Denmark
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:February 27 – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (died 1882), American poet and academic
April 10 – Henry Louis Vivian Derozio (died 1831), Indian teacher and poet
September 9 – Richard Chenevix Trench (died 1886), Anglican archbishop and poet
October 18 – Thomas Holley Chivers (died 1858), American physician and poet
November 16 – Jónas Hallgrímsson (died 1845), Icelandic poet
November 17 – Vladimir Benediktov (died 1873), Russian poet and translator
December 17 – John Greenleaf Whittier (died 1892, American
Robert Montgomery (died 1855), English
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:December 21 – John Newton (born 1725), English Anglican clergyman, former slave-ship captain, author of many hymns, including Amazing Grace
date not known – Clara Reeve (born 1729), English novelist and poet