Whether you're a reader, a writer or just need information for an English assignment, the Web has poetry resources for you. At many of these sites, learning about poetry can even be fun!
Poetry Society of America
The PSA is the oldest poetry organization in the nation. The site is geared toward poetry
education and awareness. The site provides little poetic text, but offers journals, awards,
magazines, bookstores and publisher information.
Academy of American Poets
The Academy's site offers advice on publishing poetry along
with forums where poets can seek advice from their peers.
You don't have to write poetry to appreciate it. Sample a wide variety of verse at the following sites:
Offers a list of the 100 Greatest Poems Ever Written.
Just for Fun
Cowboy Poetry On-line
For lack of better things to do after a hard day on the range, cowboys would sit around the camp
fire at night and entertain one another with poems. Enter a competition to become "Cowboy Poet of the Month."
A fun diversion. If you've seen magnetic poetry on a friend's refrigerator, you know what to expect.