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100 Greatest Poems of all Time Top 100 famous and best poems of all time about life, love and friendship. Read the 100 most popular and greatest poems and limericks ever written in english poetry by famous poets all over the world.
9 Public Speaking Tips, from Spoken Word Poet Pages Matam Pages Matam is an international artist & educator from Cameroon, Central Africa, currently residing in Washington D.C. A national and 2x regional poetry slam champion, he has passions in the field of education, violence and abuse trauma work, immigration reform and youth advocacy.
African-American Involvement in the Viet Nam War This site is under-construction, but numerous full text poem relating to African-American involvment in Viet Nam are already accessible.
American Verse Project The project is assembling an electronic archive of volumes of American poetry prior to 1920.
Bartleby Great Books (Poetry) Internet publisher of verse - provides unlimited access to books on the web - free of charge
Button Poetry Looking for the freshest poetry pieces for this year's Speech competitions? We highly recommend Button Poetry. They've been promoting, producing and publishing performance poetry since 2011. How's that for alliteration! *grin*
Button Poetry's Classroom-Friendly Poems This playlist contains 62 separate videos that will get your team excited about POETRY!
Conjunctions (Poetry) Web magazine that publishes innovative poetry by emerging and established writers.
Documentary Poetry (aka docupoetry) Documentary Poetry integrates primary sources to create something new, or integrating source excerpts with original poetry. Its purpose is to bear witness/raise awareness/incite social change, reflecting the role of poet as engaged citizen, journalist, historian, witness, and advocate
English Server Poetry Collection Full text of poems organized by author.
Get Lit Virtual Anthology Slam Poetry is the voice of America! And the Get Lit Virtual Anthology was launched in 2021 to spark the passion for poetry in all Americans. Get Lit is a Los Angeles based arts education non-profit founded in 2006 by Diane Luby Lane to increase literacy, empower youth, and inspire communities through poetry. Poets respond to where we are now as a society, writing about cultural trends, issues, and identities. Click on the “TAKE A TOUR” Tab for an introduction to the NEW for 2021 Slam Poetry Anthology.
How to Analyze a Poem - The Easy Way A great handout for your Poetry Interpers by Pat Salmon
How to Analyze Poetry - SLAM Method The SLAM method by By John DePasquale -- A quick and easy resource
Lynx An online journal for linking poets. Great NEW stuff here for the adventerous poet!
NDSA's 2019 Poetry National Champion NDSA's 2019 Poetry National Champion performing "Black Faith"
Poetry Analysis Worksheet A quick guide for Poetry Interpers in the art of analysis. You have to understand it before your interp it!
Poetry Connection The purpose of Poetry Connection is to showcase quality poetry to literature students and aficionados alike. In addition to texts of published poems, there is also a biography on each featured poet.
Poetry Evaluation Sheet For in-class coaching or peer-coaching
Poetry Out Loud Poetry Out Loud curriculum materials include the online poetry anthology, a comprehensive teacher’s guide, videos of student performances, lesson plans, and promotional and media guides. Hard copies of materials are free for teachers participating in the official program. Materials are sent to high schools beginning in August, and the program is run through early winter. (Poetry Out Loud does not require full class periods and can be completed in 2-3 weeks.)
The Academy of American Poets Essays on poetry, biographies of more than 450 poets, text of more than 1400 poems, and RealAudio of one hundred poems read by their authors or other poets
The Poetry Foundation (NSDA approved) 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.
VIDEO - 5 Tips for Poetry Performance Doing Poetry Right with Renee M. LaTulippe
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