Librarians' Index to the Internet: Poetry
This directory, from Librarians' Index to the Internet, allows you to browse through different
categories of poetry. The benefit of sites found in the Librarians' Index to the Internet is
they have been evaluated by librarians and deemed to be of high quality, so the information is
much more trustworthy that information found through a general search engine.
Poetry 180: A poem a day for high school
To encourage high school students to read poets, Billy Collins, formerly a US Poet Laureate,
designed this program. On the site, you will find 180 poems arranged by the poet's name.
Read Jane Kenyon's poem, "Otherwise," if nothing else!
Selected and evaluated by The HyperTexts. This site
provides subscription information and samples from literary publications
The Eclectic Muse
The Edge City Review is a great place to check out what is going on with the Expansive and
Formalist poetry movements.
If you're not averse to well-done erotica, this site has both stunning visuals and titillating
poetry, including work by Lyn Lifshin.
Forgotten Ground Regained
Forgotten Ground Regained, subtitled, "A Treasury of Alliterative and Accentual Poetry,"
is an excellent site for those whose are interested in the history of alliterative and
accentual poetry, from the Vikings and "Beowulf" to Hopkins, Pound and Jeffers.
This is the place to go if you want to read the best light verse being published in the
United States. The list of poets published there is a veritable honor roll of contemporary
poetry: Richard Wilbur, May Swenson, William Stafford, John Updike, Donald Hall, John
Frederick Nims, X. J. Kennedy, and many others, including a number of THT poets:
Richard Moore, Joseph S. Salemi, A. E. Stallings, Deborah Warren, and Gail White.
The Muse Apprentice Guild
This is a poetry site with depth and breadth: poetry, fiction, interviews, serializations,
book reviews, interviews, and more. The m.a.g. is edited by August Highland.
This publication, edited by Esther Cameron, is a veritable sun of poetic energy and light.
The New Formalist
The New Formalist is one of the most attractive web sites dedicated to contemporary
Net Poetry & Arts Competition
This group is a non-profit entity that promotes poetry and art on the Internet by sponsoring
contests in which interactive on-line forums submit their members' best work in an
PW Review, is a frequently-updated poetry site well worth visiting often. PW stands for
Poetry Webring, and on other PW pages you'll find treasuries stocked with gems by great
poets like Wyatt, Clare, Hardy and Hopkins.
This is a very attractive site especially suited to beginning poets, edited by Mary
Poetically Speaking edited by the poet Latorial Faison.
The Poetry Porch
This is edited by Joyce Wilson. Traditional poetry.
Poetry Super Highway
The Raintown Review
The Raintown Review, founded by Harvey Stanbrough and edited by Patrick Kanouse is a
traditional paper-and-ink journal that consistently publishes fine metrical poetry and
deserves the support of poets and readers who favor metrical poetry and traditional forms.
The Rogue Scholars Collective
This is a site with a motto of "Free your verse!" and a stated goal to "promote the
proliferation of verse throughout the web."
The Romantics Quarterly, founded by Kevin N. Roberts and edited by Mary Rae is the place to
go to find contemporary poetry in the mold of Keats, Shelley, Blake, Wordsworth, Swinburne,
Housman, et al.
This is a great site for readers, writers and children; it includes stories, poems,
literary links and a reference library.
This publication is edited by Gene Justice and Tara Elliott.
The Underground Poets Society
The Underground Poets Society features a Tri-annual Poetry Contest. This site showcases
poems from poets all over the world.
This is a cool site with poetry, stories, articles and more.