National Poetry Month: Poetic Names To Name Your Baby

04/20/2012 02:12 pm ET | Updated Jun 20, 2012

It's National Poetry Month, the perfect moment to celebrate the bards and bardesses of the past and present, a surprising number of whom just happen to have been born with birth-certificate-ready surnames. In addition to those below, there are other great choices like Auden, Eliot and Emerson, Lowell, Millay, Nash, Owen, Poe, Reese and Schuyler -- but Nameberry thinks these are the twelve best for now.

Literary Baby Names