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- Poetry Archive - a British site that includes not only a great number of poems but also audio files of poets reading their work.
- Academy of American Poets - a key poetry site, including their
- Audio Booth files - hear William Carlos Williams, Wallace Stevens, Kinnell, Kunitz, Levine, Yeats, Ginsberg and others reading their work
- FIND A POEM or FIND A POET
- Bartleby.com - public domain poetry, fiction, nonfiction, quotations etc.
- EveryPoet.com - many classic poems
- Poetry 180 - As Poet Laureate, Billy Collins assembled this collection of poems for use in American High Schools (which typically have 180 days of school) as a daily poem. Also available in print.
- Internet Poetry Archive - Robert Pinsky, Czeslaw Milosz, Seamus Heaney, Philip Levine, Robert Pinsky, Margaret Walker, Yusef Komunyakaa
- The Atlantic Monthly's Poetry Pages are their text files of articles & poems and often include audio links to readings of the poems.
- POETRY DAILY - set their page as your home page and get a new poem every day - news, reviews and a year's worth of archived poems - simply superb.
- The U.S. Poet Laureate at the Library of Congress - includes archive of poetry & recordings.
- The Poetry Resource - links to poets & also poetry by time period and regions.
- Poets & Writers magazine - good source of information on contests, prizes & publishing - the site also has a Teacher's Guide Online
- Chinese poetry - classical, in English
- The Shiki Internet Haiku Salon
- HAIKU for PEOPLE!
- The Japanese Haiku Masters
- Taoism and Poetry - Asian Philosophy and Poetry
- Poetry Society of America
- A Multimedia Companion to the Anthology of Modern American Poetry
- CAPA: Contemporary American Poetry Archive - An Internet Archive for Out-of-Print Books on the Web
- Teachers & Writers Collaborative - includes poet interviews and a virtual poetry workshop with writing prompts.
- The Poet's Canvas
- The Borzoi Reader- Knopf Poetry Center
- Need a rhyme? Try the Online Rhyming Dictionary
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