About Samuel Taylor ColeridgeRead Samuel Taylor Coleridge best poems: Samuel Taylor Coleridge was a great romantic english poet and writer. He is best-known as the author of the famous poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan and Christabel. His poems directly and deeply influenced all the major poets of the age. His influence on Wordsworth is particularly important because many critics have credited Coleridge with the very idea of "Conversational Poetry".
It is difficult to imagine Wordsworth’s great poems, The Excursion or The Prelude, ever having been written without the direct influence of Coleridge’s originality.