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POEMS AND MORE
Sign up for Poem-a-Day!
Free! Receive a new poem in your inbox daily from the Academy of American Poets.
Follow them on Twitter @POETSorg
Another option: Sign up for the Poem of the Day from the Poetry Foundation
A collection from the Poetry Foundation
Shelter in Poems
Find shelter in poetry.
Poetry in Place: Edmands Park in Newton
Take a walk! Contemporary nature poems by living poets are scattered throughout the park. You can also view the poems on the website.
Poetry Trading Cards: An Online Exhibition
Trading cards of poets, paired with their poetry.
PODCASTS AND AUDIO
Poetic Lines on NewTV: Interviews by Elizabeth Lund with local poets reading their poems.
Short, 4-minute radio segments
Poetry Off the Shelf Podcast
In the latest podcast: Quarantined with kids, Zoom chats, and stranded abroad: eight poets on what life is like for them these days.
Poetry Magazine podcast
Go inside the pages of Poetry Magazine.
DOWNLOADABLE & STREAMING EBOOKS, AUDIO, AND VIDEO ABOUT POETRY
Poetry set to music on Naxos Music (enter library card # or username)
Enter "poetry" in the search bar to find it.
ONLINE COURSES AND OTHER POETRY RESOURCES
Learn about Modern & Contemporary American Poetry with the free popular Coursera course Modpo! The class officially begins every fall, if you want online course interaction, but you can study on your own all year round. There are tons of resources, a YouTube channel. and a Facebook group.
10*10*10* Ten Days, Ten Poems, Ten AM
Join the Poets House for ten free video workshops with poet Dave Johnson, to write a daily new poem in only 10 minutes. The workshops are from 2020, but all the sessions are archived on the site. For teens to adults.
The First World War Poetry Digital Archive
An online repository of text, images, audio, and video. Includes collections of primary material from major poets of the period, including Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, Robert Graves, Vera Brittain, and Edward Thomas.
Publishers of Poetry Magazine. Poems, poets, articles, podcasts, and more.
(Note: some poems for subscribers only)
Poetry library and nonprofit organization in New York City. Info, articles, online events
Emily Dickinson Archive
High-resolution images of manuscripts of Dickinson's poetry, along with transcriptions and annotations from selected historical and scholarly editions.
Emily Dickinson Museum
Two historic houses in the center of Amherst, MA. Info online about the Museum and Dickinson.
Allen Ginsberg Project
The website of the Allen Ginsberg Estate which offers access to the vast collection of Ginsberg material. Published and never-before-published text, photos, hand-written documents and audio and video materials representing Allen's life-work.
FOR KIDS AND PARENTS
Teaching Poetry Online
Resources for Parents, Teachers, and others, from the Poetry Foundation
Join Tiny Poets Superstar Charles Waters as he reads and sings children's poems and songs. The daily video series from 2020 is perfect for toddlers and other youngsters. Bring your poet ears and dancing shoes!
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