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Poet Laureates
Poetry Collections online
Columbia Granger’s World of Poetry (KCPL Database)
Surf through 210,000+ poems to find the perfect words - from love poems to nonsense verse to Haiku! Get the verse right not internet babble.
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Cowboy Poetry at the Bar-D Ranch
A combination of classic western poetry and poems by up and coming poets.
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Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900
Wander through the pages of this classic collection of poetry. Users can select poetry by time period, author name or title.
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Representative Poetry Online
Like the Oxford collection, the University of Toronto has created a searchable database of older classic poems
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Poetry Daily
With over a thousand poetry collections published every year, how do you find new poets to read? A daily poem! You can also read past verse
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Poetry Projects
Favorite Poem Project
Americans read their favorite poems and talk about the significance of the poem in their lives. A project from poet Robert Pinsky.
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Electronic Poetry Center
New and experimental poetry drive the Center from Buffalo University
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Lunch Poems
Listen or watch online poetry readings and discussions with contemporary poets at the Berkeley Lunch Poems programs.
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Poetry Everywhere
Series shows poets at work and reading poetry. The show host is Garrison Keillor. Poets - Seamus Heany, Ted Kooser, Rita Dove & more.
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Poetry Slam
Poetry slams let poets perform their works as part of a poetry competition.
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Poetry Groups
Poetry Society of America
Since the 1930s, the Society has encouraged poets through its poetry competitions and work to keep poetry in the public eye.
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Poets.org
listen to poetry readings online, find poems for a wedding, sign up to be emailed poems, learn how to improve the poems you write.
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West Virginia Writers
Poets may wish to participate in various writers group around the state and programs run by West Virginia Writers.
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Poetry for Kids
Children's Poetry Archive
A fun, celebration by the authors of children's poetry! With art by the kids.
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Giggle Poetry
Kids can read funny poems about school, family, animals and more. Kids can also learn to write their own poems.
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Real Mother Goose
The original from 1916. From Hey diddle, diddle to Georgy Porgy, it's all here.
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Shel Silverstein
This website is dedicated to the work of the ever popular children's poet Silverstein. Loaded with games, quizzes and printables.
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Fern's Poetry Corner (PBS Arthur)
Fern from the PBS show Arthur lets kids post their poems online. Fern features a new poem each day. Kids can also search poetry.
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