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U.S. Postage Stamp, 1971


podcast icon.pngGetting Kids Interested in Poetry. Interview with Kwame Alexander, NPR Morning Edition (July 27, 2017)


Prose Poems
  • Prose poems look like prose but read like poetry

Poetry Anthologies

Poetry 180: A Poem a Day for American High Schools from the Library of Congress


Favorite Poem Project: Americans Saying the Poems They Love


Poems & Poets from the Poetry Foundation


Poetry Out Loud from the National Recitation Project



Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets. Kwame Alexander, Chris Colderley & Majory Wentworth. Illustrated by Ekua Holmes, Candlewick Press, 2017


Shel Silverstein Poems



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Poetry Writing Strategies and Methods

Writing Poetry in the History Classroom


Found Poetry: Retelling History through Poetry from the Library of Congress




Apps for Poets



Found Poems from Facing History and Ourselves




Screen Shot 2017-02-26 at 1.41.41 PM.pngInteractive Poetry Writing Sites


What Am I? Writing Riddle Poems from NCTE

Poetry Idea Engine: Haiku, Limerick, Cinquain, Free Verse

Poetry Writing Student Interactives

RhymeZone Rhyming Dictionary

Blackout Poetry