Fully searchable database of over 25,000 poets and 300,000 poems. Carries advertising
and features a list of the 'top 500' poems as voted by site visitors. William Wordsworth's
I wandered lonely as a cloud comes in at number 20, just below Spike Milligan's On
the Ning Nang Nong.
Another well-established American web-site. The Poetry Foundation offers articles,
news, readings, podcasts, blogs, books, videos, plus links to poetry tours, children's
verse, awards, and an e-newsletter. Links to many other poetry sites and resources.
This is the website of the Academy of American Poets, a non-profit organisation founded
in 1934 to support American poets and create interest in contemporary poetry.
Probably the most extensive poetry site on the web, it receives over a million visitors
a month. In addition to thousands of poems, transcripts, readings and videos, it
also hosts the a poetry audio archive, a bi-annual literary journal, several poetry
awards and prizes, a poetry gift shop, and help for teachers of poetry.