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  • A Poet Born
    Includes a poetry contest, events, web-published poems, teacher's corners, and more.
  • Poetry
    Poetry news and links, including blogs, online collections of poems, study resources, and information on writing poetry.
  • Aha! Poetry
    Post your poems, critique a work in progress, play the sea shell game, find a publisher, and rant.
  • AlienFlower [*]
    An interactive medium where poets share ideas about poetry and its place in society. Offers workshops, exercises, essays, poems, and more.
  • Allpoetry
    Community offering contests, lists, groups, forum, and more.
  • American Life In Poetry
    Weekly column written by Ted Kooser, Poet Laureate of the United States 2004-2006, features contemporary American poems and works to promote poetry in our culture.
  • American Poets Project
    Publishing the great American poets. A series from the Library of America.
  • Australian Poetry International
    Lists biographies of Australian poets.
  • Cosmoetica
    Poet Dan Schneider shares essays on fellow poets and reviewers.
  • Duration Press
    Dedicated to the publication and promotion of international writing, with a chapbook series, archive, featured authors, and writings on poetics.
  • [*]
    Poets, artists, writers, and performers who embrace the electronic media as a venue and home for their art. Features a library, The Incomplete History of Slam, The Book of Voices, poetry news, and sound clips.
    Featuring a poetry free-for-all, links, an archive of classic poems, discussion forums, and a poetry search engine.
  • Famous Poets and Poems
    Collection of poetry and quotations from famous classical poets.
  • Favorite Poem Project [*]
    Archive of Robert Pinsky's nationwide initiative to record Americans reading their favorite poems, as well as explaining what these poems mean to them.
  • Fooling With Words With Bill Moyers
    Covering the events and the poems shared at the 1998 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival. With sound clips, poems, poet biographies, teacher's guide, lesson plans, and links.
    Dedicated to poetry, music album reviews, video game reviews, and jokes all with an urban perspective. Offers a forum for poets to publish their work free of charge.
  • Guardian Unlimited: Poetry
    Browse the Guardian's original poetry archive and read features, interviews, and poetry book reviews.
  • Internet Poetry Archive
    Offering selected poems from contemporary poets, including Czelsaw Milosz, Seamus Heaney, and Philip Levine.
  • Knopf Poetry Center
    Poems, interviews, and recordings from some Knopf-published poets.
  • Modern American Poetry [*]
    Online companion to the Anthology of Modern American Poetry, with features on poets, including criticism, bibliographies, and commentary.
  • Moontown Cafe
    Designed to help writers succeed in the field of poetry. Offers resources to get poetry read, critiqued, and published.
  • New York Times: Favorite Poetry Forum
    Online discussion group dedicated to classic and modern verse.
  • Norton Poets Online
    Features essays on poetry writing, reading group guides, bibliographies and profiles of Norton published poets, and more.
  • Onesixty
    SMS poetry magazine that contains poems of less than 160 characters in length.
  • Online NewsHour Extra: Poetry
    Discussion forum, lesson plans, poetry message board, and information on various poetic forms and devices.
  • Online Poetry Classroom
    From The Academy of American Poets. Encourages the development of new poetry curricula and teaching strategies by high school language arts teachers.
  • Plagiarist Poetry Collection
    A searchable archive of classic and contemporary poems, articles about poetry, and a discussion forum.
  • Poem of the Month
    Searchable database of poems, lyrics, and quotations.
  • Poemranker [pick] [read review]
    Rank the works of others on a 1-10 scale or submit your own poems for ranking.
  • Poems Out Loud
    Blog celebrating National Poetry Month with poet Robert Pinsky.
  • Greeting Card Poems
    Offers free rhyming poems for holidays and other events. Includes poems for baby, birthday, Christmas, graduation, mother, teacher, Valentine, wedding, and more.
  • Poet Online
    Includes favorite poems organized by theme, writing tips, book reviews and recommendations, electronic poem cards, and more.
  • Poet's Choice
    Archive of the Washington Post series, featuring columns by Edward Hirsch and Rita Dove.
  • Poetry & Literature Center of the Library of Congress
    Home of the United States Poet Laureate Consultant. Includes information on events, awards, and the Archive of Recorded Poetry & Literature.
  • Poetry Archive, The [pick] [read review]
    Restoring poetry to its roots by providing an online archive of recordings of classic and contemporary poets reading their own poems. Browse by poet, poetic form, and theme.
  • Poetry Archives, The
    Archive of thousands of classical poems and poets. Search for a poem by first line, author, title, or keywords. Also includes discussion forums dedicated to poetry.
  • Poetry International
    A worldwide forum for poetry with works by acclaimed modern poets; both in the original language and in English translation.
  • Poetry Magic
    Resource and help centre devoted to poetry writing, with advanced sections on literary criticism, sociology, and philosophy.
  • Poetry Matters Now
    Shares an online collection of readings and video interviews with poets.
  • Poetry Previews
    Providing a resource for poetry enthusiasts. Contains message boards, chat rooms, calls for poetry, grants and awards, and related links.
  • Poetry Teachers
    Resources for teaching poetry, including lesson plans, performance tips, and activities. Learn how to inspire a love of poetry in your students and teach kids how to write different types of poems.
  • Poetry Tool: Poems
    From Poetry Magazine. Browsable and interactive online archive of poems, poets, multimedia, articles, and children's poetry.
  • Poetry Wall
    Post and read poems written by people around the world.
  • Poetry X
    Devoted to reading, analyzing, and discussing classic and contemporary poetry. Includes an archive of poets and poems browsable by first line, last line, genre, and language.
  • Poetryclass
    Offers training for teachers wanting to bring poetry alive in the classroom.
    Celebrating the word and its voice through poetry, spoken word, and music.
    Features work by new poets, translations, and commentaries, as well as reviews of new collections of poetry and books about poetics, writing, and reading poetry.
  • Reading Poems
    Gateway into the domain of poetry for those who do not like poems or do not trust themselves to read them. Contains images, lists, and more.
  • Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry
    Official site for the HBO series.
  • Shmoop: Poetry Study Guides and Teachers' Guides
    Study guide and teachers' guide for poetry. Fun-to-read, deep analysis of themes, symbols, technique, and more, written by Stanford and Berkeley Ph.D. and Masters students.
  • SparkNotes: Poetry Study Guides
    Find reading and study guides for poets and poetry, including Emily Dickinson, The Canterbury Tales, T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, Homer, Walt Whitman, and Shakespeare's Sonnets.
  • Special Birthday Poems
    Share these special birthday poems with all the people in your life. Bring them laughter and joy on their birthdays.
  • Spondee: Poems Poetry Poets
    Featuring poetry from educator, John Faragher, as well as submissions from aspiring poets.
  • Supreme Fictions: The Favorite Poem Project
    From The New York Times. Audio archive of writers reading from their favorite poems. Includes the voices of Allan Gurganus, Robert Pinsky, Jamaica Kincaid, Alice McDermott, and Grace Paley. Registration required.
  • Underground Poets Society
    Focuses on, but is not limited to, people of color from all nationalities.
  • Wikipedia: Poetry
    Article about poetry, including a brief history of the art form, notes on verse forms, information on various poetic periods and movements, and links to sites with selected poems.
  • Wikipedia: Poetry Portal
    Explore a wide variety of Wikipedia articles and resources related to poetry, poems, and poets. Find biographies, quotes, poems, information on poetic forms, and notes on periods and movements.
  • World Poetry Day (3)
  • Writer's Almanac, The
    Daily program of poetry and history, hosted by Garrison Keillor. Browse poems by title, author, and date

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