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A mostly independent study of a poet whose work you admire. The ultimate goal of the project is to familiarize yourself with the poet's body of work and to ultimately write a research paper in which you compare at least three of the poet's pieces.
Use LRC (Literature Resource Center) to look up poems by genre (sonnets, haikus, quatrains, etc.), or search by poet or title.
Search for a poet's name - generally, individual poems will not be listed, you'll want to look for a collection of works by a poet. You could also search for keywords, such as "medieval poetry" or "slam poets" to find collections by time period or genre.
An anthology of classical and contemporary poems are introduced by everyday people from across the United States, including pieces by such masters as Shakespeare, Keats, and Dickinson and featuring an accompanying video introduction by one of the editors.
Presents poems drawn from throughout the ninety year history of "Poetry" magazine, featuring selections from William Butler Yeats, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Langston Hughes, Ezra Pound, and many others.
A multicultural anthology of writing on poverty--including stories, essays, poetry, and biographical excerpts--features the work of Sherman Alexie, Dorothy Allison, Raymond Carver, Ralph Ellison, Langston Hughes, and William Carlos Williams.
The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary
organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience.