Don't forget to celebrate National Poetry Month in April!
We troubled the waters : poems / by Ntozake Shange ; paintings by Rod Brown.
Sappho : a new translation / by Mary Barnard ; foreword by Dudley Fitts.
Don't call us dead : poems / Danez Smith.
Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver / Mary Oliver.
And much more! Stop by the library and check them out today.
*We also have full-text online access to many issues of Poetry Magazine.
Find Articles and Books
Relevant DatabasesHumanities Source
Find scholarly articles, interviews, original works of fiction, and reviews of books and performances. Subject areas covered include literature, philosophy, history, religion, film, communications, performing arts, and more.
JSTOR is an extensive database of interdisciplinary scholarship from the humanities, social sciences and physical sciences. Contains full-text articles, but may exclude the most recent issues.
The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory
Covers important concepts, theorists and trends in post-1900 literary and cultural theory. A great place to get started with literary research.
Poetry (Literary Form)
Poets--Criticism and Interpretation
Poetry by Children
*Note that you can modify your search under "Refine Your Results."
Multimedia Resources & Selected Websites
Children's Poems section of The Poetry Archive, a U.K. nonprofit that records poets reading their work.
LOC Poetry Audio
Audio poetry recordings from the Library of Congress.
Poetry prompts from Poets & Writers.
Poetry Term Glossary
A dictionary of poetry terms from the Academy of American Poets.
Poetry Foundation website with searchable database of poems.
Ask Your Librarian
Call NumbersYou can also browse on the shelves in the 811 section for Poetry, and J 811 for Kids Poetry.
Textbooks/Reference Materials available though Wheelock and FLOPoetry [electronic resource] / John Strachan and Richard Terry.
The Norton anthology of modern and contemporary poetry / edited by Jahan Ramazani, Richard Ellmann, Robert O'Clair
The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics
OpenCoursewareThere are free courses on the web related to Poetry, including these courses from MIT and Yale.