John Milton was a very intresting poet.. He has had some really good poems that has inspired alot of people!!!when did he live? well he was born december,1606 and died november 8,1674.he was known for writing lots and lots and lots of poems. An intresting fact about him that i liked was was that he went blind and so he had to stop writting poems. one of his poems was" Thus Satan talking to his neerest Mate With Head up-lift above the wave, and Eyes .That sparkling blaz'd, his other Parts besides. Prone on the Flood, extended long and large".. he lived in london for the longest of his life.