– American and English works between 1250 and 1920. Offers numerous anthologies including “The Oxford Book of English Verse”, the “Yale Book of American Verse” and “Modern American and British Poetry”.
American Verse Project – Organization for the acquisition, creation and maintenance of electronic texts. Includes a bibliography and a mission statement.
Categorized Poetry by Pros – Collection of mostly humorous but sometimes sentimental poetry by authors such as Housman, Herrick, Cope, and Chesterton, sorted by categories such as Advice, Animals, Death, and War.
Chesil’s Favorite Poetry – An archive of classic poetry including Byron, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson and Coleridge. Includes brief biographies and personal commentary.
Poetry Archive – Directory-structured database of famous poetry, both written in English and translated.
Poetry In Translation – An electronic archive of browsable and downloadable English translations of major European and Chinese Classical poets. Also offers original works by A.S. Kline.
The Poetry Place – Personal archive of poems from poets including Wilfred Owen, Rudyard Kipling and Emily Dickinson. Includes pictures and artwork.
The Poetry Searcher – Searchable database of poems from antiquity to the nineteenth century. Good for English translations of non-English poems.
Poetry Through the Ages – Collection of well known poems categorized by subject: love, religion, myth and fantasy, nature, children, philosophy, love of country, war. Section for submission of personal poems to be included on site.
Poetry X » Poems – Large poetry archive featuring classic and contemporary poems along with commentary and analysis.
Poetry.com.au – Archive of classic poetry, including original poetic works by independent writers. Includes links to related resources.
Random Poems – Extensive personal selection of public domain poems by poets including Ben Jonson, John Keats and John Milton.
Representative Poetry On-line – Collection of poetry, edited by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto from 1912 to the present. Indexed by poet, title and first line.
Rhythm and Pain – Archive of poetry and lyrics by a variety of poets and songwriters including Leonard Cohen, Aldous Huxley, Jack Kerouac and Bob Dylan.
The Scratch Pad – Small archive of poems and lines from both established and emerging authors.
A Small Anthology of Poems – Wide variety of poems that are annotated and/or introduced with commentary and author biographical information.