Poets.org is the award-winning website of the Academy of American Poets. Visitors will find thousands of poems as well as hundreds of poet biographies,essays, interviews, and poetry recordings.. Poets.org also allows visitors to create their own anthologies of content from our site. Log in and create a Notebook, then fill it with text and audio to make your own poetry library on the web. Searchable database by keyword, movement, theme, poet, title, or form.
This site has a searchable database by poet, poem, theme, poetic terms, occasion, and more. The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture.
PoemHunter.Com aims to spread the effects of poems in the social and individual life of people, where a continuous change is undergoing with the Internet. PoemHunter.Com without a pause, continues its activities with the active participation of thousands of members. Includes poetry, music, and quotations. Database is able to be searched and/or browsed by poet, artist, author, poem, song, quotation, or topic.
Representative Poetry Online includes 4,700 English poems by 723 poets from Caedmon, in the Old English period, to the work of living poets today. Searchable database by poet, poem, criticism, time, and more.
MAPS contains thousands of pages of criticism on 161 modern and contemporary poets, including many original essays and excerpts from previously published works. This criticism can currently be searched by poet through the poet search page, or through the classic list of poets. Also includes biographical information on many of the poets as well as links to other resources.
The Bartleby project has put online the complete text of the anthologies: The Oxford Book of English Verse , 1919; Yale Book of American Verse , 1919; Modern British Poetry , 1920; Modern American Poetry , and more. Includes indexes by subject, title, and author.
Use the Subject Index to find poems on a particular subject or theme. Also find poems by title, author, first line, or last line. This is an index only. You will then have to use the resources above or your own research skills to find the full text of the desired poem. This is a preview copy only and is not available as a full e-book.
For print resources look in the following Dewey sections in the library
811 for works of and about American poetry 811.008 for anthologies of American poetry 821 for works of and about English poetry 821.008 for anthologies of English poetry