100 Great Web Sites for Poetry Lovers

Title: 100 Great Web Sites for Poetry Lovers (Great Site)

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The Internet, Online, 16/11/2015

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Reading Poetry: Classic

From the sonnets of Shakespeare to the passion of Poe, find your favorite poem at the links below.

  1. Poetry Lovers’ Page: The go-to site for all things poetry.
  2. Everypoet: Search this huge database for your favorite poem; if you don’t find it here, you might not find it anywhere.
  3. Bartleby: With thousands of poems by hundreds of authors, Bartleby.com offers one of the largest free collections of verse, poems and poetry anthologies on the web.
  4. Norton Poets Online: Features essays on poetry writing, reading group guides, bibliographies and profiles of Norton published poets, and more.
  5. Poem Hunter: A poetry search engine for thousands of poems and poets.
  6. Exploring Poetry: This site will bring you back to the basics of reading and appreciating poetry.
  7. Old Poetry: Appreciate the poetic greats! Learn from Whitman, Keats, and all those who spent their life in pursuit of a poetic ideal.
  8. Famous Poets and Poems: This site has all the classic and nothing more.
  9. Net Poets: This link takes you to the Classic section of netpoets.com, where you’ll find the greatest writers in history and their masterpieces.
  10. The Poetry Archive: Feel the power of oral art through this online collection of recorded poetry.

Reading Poetry: Contemporary

Whether you are searching for new talent or looking for a muse, these sites feature work from contemporary poets making their way to the top.

  1. American Poetry Review: Bimonthly issues of original poetry, literary criticism, interviews, essays and social commentary.
  2. Favorite Poem Project: Started by former US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, the Favorite Poem Project allows people to submit their favorite poems and personal stories about why these poems touch them so.
  3. Poetry Daily: Experience a new, upcoming poet or poem each day.
  4. Poets.org: A resource from the Academy of American Poets with thousands of poems, essays, biographies, weekly features, and poems for love and every occasion.
  5. Soul of the Garden: Austin, Texas gardener and interfaith leader Tom Spencer shares his favorite poems on his all-inclusive Web site.
  6. Contemporary American Poetry Archive: This is an electronic archive designed to make out-of-print volumes of poetry available to readers, scholars, and researchers. The books are stored as individual text-only files accessible via its Web site.
  7. Poetry.com: A site to which readers can submit their own poetry or read the poetry of other everyday readers.
  8. Contemporary Poetry Review: Poetry criticism, reviews and interviews with distinguished poets, critics, and translators.
  9. PoetryX: A Web site devoted to reading, analyzing, and discussing the best contemporary poetry.
  10. Poet Seers: Poet Seers is a collection of spiritual and illumining poetry by poets from around the world, including many different spiritual traditions.

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Comment: A great resource for poets and poetry lovers.

 

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