National Poetry Month
Ink runs from the corners of my mouth.
There is no happiness like mine.
I have been eating poetry.
—from “Eating Poetry” by Mark Strand
Learn all about Shakespeare, other notable poets, as well as the world's largest teen poetry festival, recommended sites, and a list of kids' books.
See what poets say about poetry, love, the seasons of the year, and other topics.
Test your knowledge with poetry terms hangman, name the poet, and other fun activities.
Read poems by Ezra Pound, Walt Whitman, Amy Lowell, and many more.
Learn more about past and present English and U.S. Poet Laureates.
Find out which poets have won major awards over the years.
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