Poetry Presentations (Ahlborn, Funnell, Ringiewitz)

Resources for 9th Grade project to memorize and present a poem.

Poetry Resources

Poets to Consider

Here are the names of a few poets that might be worth exploring. It is definitely an incomplete list:

Poetry Reference

Listen to Poems

Lannan Audio Archives

Over 20 years of video and audio of poets and writers, from the Lannan Foundation

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Finding poems at Prescott

Poetry books are housed on the 3rd Floor of the Prescott library in the 800 section of the stacks. Try browsing through the following call numbers:

  • 808.81's -- Poetry Anthologies
  • 811's -- American Poetry
  • 821's -- British Poetry
  • 841's -- French language Poetry
  • 861's -- Spanish language Poetry

Mobile Poetry

Many of the best poetry websites now help you find poems on your smart phone or other mobile device.

With Mobile Poetry  from the Academy of American Poets, you can search for poems based on different themes.

With the POETRY app for iThing and Android from the Poetry Foundation, you can spin to find poems based on mood and subject.

TOP TEN Poetry Anthologies, an incomplete list

Great Titled Books

Watch poets!

 Visit the Lannan Foundation's You Tube page for videos on more poets and links to longer recording. Here's poet Mary Oliver.

Poetry LiveBinder

Poetry Online

Additional Anthologies

Poetry about Love & Loss

Poetry about Sports & Recreation

Poetry about Politics & War

Additional Thematic Anthologies