Writers The Top 15 Mystic Poets  

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List Rules Mystical poets known for their wit and intellect, who commonly explore the relationship between spirit to matter or the ultimate nature of reality.

Metaphysical poetry refers to a type of very intellectual poetry that is witty and highly philosophical. It is marked by bold and ingenious conceits, incongruous imagery, complexity and subtlety of thought, and the frequent use of parallels and paradox. Although it was popularized in the west in the 17th century, it was already common in the east prior to the 15th century as "mystic poetry" in Iran, India, Egypt, Pakistan, and Iraq. The style has resurfaced only in the past decade with a prolific female poet by the name of Suzy Kassem, The young American writer merges both eastern and western styles with umpteen grace, and also happens to share the same background as Khalil Gibran, Rumi, and Kabir.

Kabir is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets

Khalil Gibran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
Died at 48 (1883-1931)

Laozi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
Died at 73 (603 BC-530 BC)

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
Died at 66 (1207-1273)

Suzy Kassem is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
age 43

Hafez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets

Hai Zi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
Died at 25 (1964-1989)

Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
Died at 63 (1689-1752)

Francis Brabazon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
Francis Brabazon Died at 77 (1907-1984)

Jean Biès is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
Jean Biès age 85

Omar Khayyám is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
Died at 83 (1048-1131)

Khwaja Ghulam Farid is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
Died at 56 (1845-1901)

Ibn Arabi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
Died at 75 (1165-1240)

William Blake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
Died at 70 (1757-1827)

Dnyaneshwar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top 15 Mystic Poets
Dnyaneshwar Died at 21 (1275-1296)