Phineas Tarbolde was an author from Canopus Planet.
Tarbolde wrote the love sonnet "Nightingale Woman" in the year 1996. (TOS episode: "Where No Man Has Gone Before")
Tarbolde was helped in his writing by a non-corporeal being known as Onaya, who had previously been the "muse" of John Keats among hundreds others and eventually Jake Sisko. (DS9 episode: "The Muse")
The collected poetry of Phineas Tarbolde was one of the volumes in Jean-Luc Picard's personal library. (TNG novel: Q-Space)