Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College


Academy of American Poets

Presents biographies, photos, and other brief information on more than 450 poets, as well as over 1200 poems, some with audio links. Many contemporary poets are included. If you search for a poet by name, some of the results provide links to useful critical discussions of the poet’s works.

Bartleby library

The Verse menu provides access to poems from many sources, from classic to modern, with links to scholarly historical/critical texts for some poets.


Provides the text of many classic poems, as well as forums for people who write poetry.

Glossary of Poetic Terms

Compiled from a variety of reference sources, this site provides definitions, pronunciations, cross references, examples, and useful links.