Poetry Online Resources
Children's Poetry and Poetry Lessons
a free, online poetry for children resource providing the
famous poetry for children by the world's most popular
Children's Poetry Archive:
an ever expanding archive of poets for children reading
their own work. This site is a place where everyone can
listen to poetry.
Poems for Kids: a large
assortment of children's poems, including evergreen kids
classics and original poems for children on a variety of
Kenn Nesbitt's Children's Poetry
Playground - Poetry for kids: providing funny
children's poems and poetry books, games, contests, lessons,
discussion forums, and journals, plus a rhyming dictionary,
streaming audio, and more.
PBS Poetry Site: including
favorite poems, poetry lesson plans, games and activities.
Fern's Poetry Club from PBS Kids:
including What's a poem? (brief introductions to different
kinds of poetry), Write a poem, and Read more poems.
Giggle Poetry: providing
links and activities devoted to poetry for children,
including poetry to read, poem of the week, read and rate
riddles, poetry class, and poetry contest.
written by Josie
Whitehead. The poems are suitable for children of all ages,
ranging from simple fun story poems to other forms of poetry
such as: haiku, Sonnets, Victorian ballads, blank verse etc.
In the Moonlight a Worm:
offering teachers and students an introduction to writing
haiku poems, a chance to study the history and nature of
haiku poetry and an introduction to the fundamental
principles of creative writing.
Fooling with Words with Bill Moyers:
including featured poets, lesson plans, teacher's guides,
resources, and forum.
Japanese Haiku Poetry Resources:
including the Japanese Haiku poetry references, resources
and links separated by age.
Poetry Lessons for Teachers and
Students: a great poetry resource site providing
sequential lessons that can be enjoyed by students and
teachers alike, made by Harris Middle School in Tennessee.
Poetry writing with poets from Scholastic.com: studying the genre of poetry by
taking part in step-by-step workshops with favorite authors.
Shel Silverstein's official site for
kids: including the introduction of his
children's books, stories, poetry, illustrations, fun
activities for kids, and teaching resources.
The Listening Booth: from
the Academy of American Poets, readings from many twentieth
century poets, in Real Audio format.
Symbolism In Poetry:
providing the information on the definition of symbolism,
the purpose of using symbolism, and how to use symbolism in
Online Poetry Library
Poets' Corner: one of the
largest and oldest text resources on the web. The goal of
this project is to create a user-friendly library that
promotes exploring thousands of poetic works by hundreds of
Poets.org: a large
collections of English poems from the Academy of American
Representative Poetry Online:
including 3,162 English poems by 500 poets from Caedmon, in
the Old English period, to the work of living poets today.
It is based on Representative Poetry, established by
Professor W. J. Alexander of University College, University
of Toronto, in 1912.