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National Poetry Month was established by the Academy of American Poets
as a month-long, national celebration of poetry.
If you are viewing the Virtual Gallery from home, you will need your Orange County resident library card to access some of the resources.
Poetry readings, history, and analysis await you in this YouTube video playlist.
Check out this database for in-depth critical analyses of poetic works. Also provides biographical information for more than 124,000 authors and poets.
This database provides access to 125,000 full-text poems and 850,000 poem citations. It also includes explanations, subject access, biographies, and pictures.
Find more than 250 free e-magazines through Zinio for Libraries. These e-magazines can be read on a computer, mobile device, or tablet. Enjoy both Poetry & Writers Magazine and American Poetry Review.
Serving the creative community since 2006. The Poetry Group contains information on local poetry and poets.
Check out the Poetry Foundation's website to find the perfect poem. You may search by subject, occasion, appropriate for children, and more!
Find more than 200 poetry websites. Categories include poetry journals, poetry publishers and small presses, literary organizations, conferences and festivals, and contests.
Find poet profiles, poems arranged by theme, and even a searchable event calendar. This website is brought to you by the Academy of American Poets.
Features an online directory of numerous poetry podcasts. Some of the podcasts can even be played on an iPhone!
Find tools for writers, including information on awards and grants, upcoming conferences, writing prompts, and a writer's message forum.
The Poetry Archive contains numerous recordings of poets both contemporary and classic. Students can find resources for projects, including biographies, interviews, and analysis.
Discover a new contemporary poem a day at Poetry Daily. Read about different poets, listen to audio recordings, and learn about contests and events.
A list of works by African American poets. Enjoy the works of Nikki Giovanni, Phyllis Wheatley, and many others.
The most requested type of poetry anthology. Read these poems to your special someone.
These poems are collected by type. Some of the categories include ethnicity, time period, subject, and country of origin.
A collection of books to get you started writing poetry or to improve your style. Included in this list are titles containing advice from well known poets.
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Hundreds of contemporary and classic poems are now at your fingertips. In this free app, search for poems using famous lines, shake your phone to discover new poems, and save poems to read later or share with friends.
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