Whether you are writing professionally, at work or for reports in school, you should have a vocabulary that will provide for clear communication of your ideas and thoughts. You need to know the type and level of your audience and adjust your vocabulary accordingly. It is worthwhile to constantly work at improving your knowledge of words.
  
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Featuring Canadian Poets, Poetry Journals and Magazines, Canadian Poetry Presses, Other Canadian Poetry Sites, Featured Poem, International Sites, Literary Events, Literary Awards and Grants, Literary Contests, Poetry Courses, Representative Poetry,  Books, Bibliographies, Databases
Poetry Collection at Laidlaw Library, U of T
 
  
A portal to contests, poems, and all that poetry has to offer.
 
  
Poetry 180 is designed to make it easy for students to hear or read a poem on each of the 180 days of the school year. I have selected the poems you will find here with high school students in mind. They are intended to be listened to, and I suggest that all members of the school community be included as readers. A great time for the readings would be following the end of daily announcements over the public address system.

 
  
The mission of the Library of Congress is to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people. Through its Web sites, the Library offers broad public access to a wide range of information, including historical materials that may contain offensive language or negative stereotypes. Such materials must be viewed in the context of the relevant time period. The Library of Congress does not endorse the views expressed in such materials.
 
  
Poetry Daily is an anthology of contemporary poetry which each day brings you a new poem from books, magazines and journals currently in print. Poems are chosen from the work of a wide variety of poets published in the English language. Our most eminent poets are represented in the selections, but also poets who are less well known.
 
  
The Modern Poetry Association, Poetry's advisory board, has reorganized itself as the Poetry Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to crafting and implementing a new vision for poetry in contemporary American culture.
 
  
A Unique Guide for the Study of Poetry featuring Phonetic pronunciation, Cross references, Broad range of definitions, Numerous examples, A wealth of poetic quotations, Writers' guidelines, Hyper-linked keywords & cross references
 
  
The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience.
 
  
Poetry.com, sponsored by the International Library of Poetry, is by far the largest and most comprehensive poetry site on the Internet. Our mission is to eliminate the traditional barriers that prevent most people from having their message heard. We believe that poetry is a valid form of expression no matter who writes it, that poetry is not just for a chosen few. We know that everyone has his or her own individual style and point of view. We're here to encourage the expression of your unique vision.
 
  
The official website of Academy of American Poets, Poets.org offers hundreds of essays and interviews about poetry, biographies of more than 500 poets, almost 2000 poems, and audio clips of 150 poems read by their authors or other poets. You can also learn all about the Academy and its programs; find local poetry resources on the National Poetry Map and calendar; and much more. Each month, Poets.org receives a million unique visitors, making it one of the largest and most popular poetry site on the internet.
 
  
The University of North Carolina Press joins the UNC Office of Information Technology in publishing the Internet Poetry Archive. The archive makes available over a worldwide computer network selected poems from a number of contemporary poets. The goal of the project is to make poetry accessible to new audiences (at little or no cost) and to give teachers and students of poetry new ways of presenting and studying these poets and their texts.
 
  
This site features a unique Glossary of Poetic Terms, plus Examples of Poetic Terms from the works of prominent poets, Tips for the Enjoyment of Poetry and A Selection of Bob's Poems. Also, you will find helpful links to relevant poetic, literary, and reference websites.
 
  
 
  
The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience.
 
  
Generate you own concrete poem image.
 
  
Excellent Overview and Ideas about poetry. Some fun and interesting exercises.
 
  
See what your words create in a visual way as this java applet creates art out of words.
 
  
 
  
Every poet can benefit from writing exercises because they give you the opportunity to brainstorm and practice new forms. For beginners, poetry exercises are a good way to learn how to write poetry. For poets who have been writing for awhile, these exercises can help refresh your style. Writing exercises can also be fun, like allowing your imagination an afternoon at the playground. You never know—a spectacular poem may be born out of a simple writing exercise.
 
  
If you having a difficult time writing poems, this site will give you many excellent and creative ideas on how to write various poems.
 
  
 
  
A Unique Guide for the Study of Poetry featuring Phonetic pronunciation, Cross references, Broad range of definitions, Numerous examples, A wealth of poetic quotations, Writers' guidelines, Hyper-linked keywords & cross references
 
  
Welcome to Poetry International Web, a worldwide forum for poetry on the internet. PIW brings you news, essays, interviews and discussion, but, first and foremost, hundreds of poems by acclaimed modern poets from all around the world, both in the original language and in English translation.
  
  
  
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