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Well-Versed: A LibGuide to Poetry Writing

Poetry Writing

American Life in Poetry

American Life in Poetry

A project initiated by Ted Kooser, former Poet Laureate of the United States 2004-2006, Library of Congress. American Life in Poetry provides newspapers and online publications with a free weekly column featuring contemporary American poems. The pub­li­ca­tion of Amer­i­can Life in Poetry’s week­ly col­umn and dis­tri­b­u­tion to pub­li­ca­tions sun­set­ted on Decem­ber 31, 2022. How­ev­er, this web­site will remain active with full access to the poem archives for the fore­see­able future.

Poetry 180

A Poem a Day for American high schools, hosted by Billy Collins, former U.S. Poet Laureate, 2001-2003, Library of Congress.

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Poetry Daily

Poetry Daily is an anthology of contemporary poetry. Each day, a new poem is presented from new books, magazines, and journals.

Verse Daily

Verse Daily introduces poetry daily on the worldwide web. By republishing one new poem a day from fine literary magazines and books, Verse Daily promotes poets and their publishers while providing a wealth of excellent poetry to the public free of charge.

Via Negativa: Purveyors of Fine Poetry since 2003

Via Negativa is a unique experiment in daily, poetic conversation with the living and the dead. Poet & writer Dave Bonta founded the site in 2003.

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