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Poetry : Home

Find poetry themes, authors, audio poems, databases, ebooks and websites

Guide Contents

Google Custom Search

Looking for poems on a certain theme?  Type in a keyword here. Get good results and save time with this search made by your librarians. 


Internet Archive Poetry Collection

What's this guide all about?

Welcome to the Poetry guide. This guide was created primarily to support Ms. Collins' poetry class. If you're not in her class you are welcome to use it, too. 

You'll find good websites and databases for finding poetry, information about college poetry programs, literary magazines, and contemporary poets.

This home page is where you'll find all the databases and websites.

Recommended databases, from the Academy of American Poets, is a fantastic resource for poetry. Choose the "Occasions" tab for themes, or simply type your keyword in the search box. This site is included in the custom search above.

Poetry Foundation

The Poetry Foundation is devoted to publishing and making poetry available to a wide audience.  Their website is good place to find out about specific poets and browse new poetry from their literary magazine, Poetry.

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