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Featured Poet
Songs of Innocence and of Experience, copy Y, 1825 (Metropolitan Museum of Art) object 54 The Voice of the Ancient Bard
The Voice of the Ancient Bard, from William Blake's Songs of Innocences and of experience .
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General Poetry Resources
Modern American Poetry
Poems, historical background, and analysis, focused on modern American poetry. University of Illinois.

The New Yorker: Poems

NPR Books: Poetry
Reviews of recently published poetry, and poetry news. National Public Radio.

PEN Poetry Series
"Once a week, the PEN Poetry Series publishes work by emerging and established writers from coast to coast." Subscribe to receive a weekly poem by email.

Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry
Resource Type: Web Site
Explore resources on current poet laureate, learn about the position, and find information on past laureates. Library of Congress.

Poetry Foundation
"[A]n independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture." Publisher of Poetry magazine.

Poetry Society of America
Web site includes a blog, information on awards and programs, audio recordings, and features such as Birds and Bards.

Poetry Translation Center
Translation into English of contemporary works from living African, Asian, and Latin American poets. Browse by poet or poem. Podcasts of original and translated work are available.

Poets.org: From the Academy of American Poets
Search poetry database by poet, to find biographies and works, or poem. Audio and video recordings, as well as essays and interviews. Academy of American Poets.
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Poetry Out Loud
Favorite Poem Project
Favorite Poem Project's video archive. Boston University, the Library of Congress, and others.
Recordings of Americans reading and talking about their favorite poems. Web site also includes information about associated books and DVDs, and resources for educators.

Poetry Magazine Podcast
A free monthly podcast from the editors of Poetry. "The editors go inside the pages of Poetry, talking to poets and critics, debating the issues, and sharing their poem selections with listeners."