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English I-II: Poetry

General information for English I and II classes (including Honors), as well as specific research pages for projects or topics

Read Poetry

Search Poetry (in the Library Catalog)

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A Subject Search for "Poetry" in the Online Catalog is recommended.

If you'd like to browse the library, here are some Dewey Decimal Numbers:

  • 808.81  is Poetry Anthologies
  • 809.1 is Poetry Criticism
  • 811 is American Poetry
  • 821 is British Poetry
    • 822.33 has Shakespeare's Sonnets
  • 841 is French Poetry (including translations)
  • 861 is Spanish Poetry (incl. translations)
  • 871-874 is Latin Poetry
  • 881-884 is Greek Poetry
  • the 890s are all "non-Western" languages

Write Poetry

Study Poetry

Gale Databases

Useful for finding literary criticism or analysis of poetry.

EBSCO Databases

Literary Reference Center

Experience Poetry

Read About Poetry

Poetry Posters

How To Poem

Diamante

Haiku

Ghazal

Cinquain 1

Cinquain 2

Cento

Iambic Pentameter

Blank Verse / Heroic Couplet

Sonnet: Shakespearean

Sonnet: Petrarch

Found Poem

Free Verse

Limerick

Acrostic