‘A Poetry Free-for-all’ – Wide range of open forums and poetry reading and submission for commentary and discussion.
The Actors Checklist: Poet – A survey of the performing and lyrical roots and aspects of poetry. Also, a listing of literary agents focusing on publishing poets, supporting non-profit associations to turn to.
Aha Poetry – Tips for writing and posting various forms of poetry.
Digging Deeper into the Poetic Toolbox – Focuses on the craft of poetry: line breaks, stanza breaks, voice, persona, diction, syntax, and revision. Course and workshop by poet Scott Wiggerman.
Drowning Man – Directory of literary publications, from small presses up to the most famous with an emphasis on poetry links. Most pages contain submission guidelines and some contain additional links.
Eye Editors’ Exchange – Essays and articles on the craft and business of poetry. Calls for submissions and contest entries.
For Poets and Readers of Poetry – Articles on poetry for those who love to read or write poetry, but who feel intimidated by the technical aspects of the genre.
Instant Muse Poetry Generator – This free writing prompt utility generates a first line of poetry at random, from which you can build a complete poem.
League of America Poets – A website for those interested in both reading and writing poetry. Features poetry submissions, poem of the day, writing tips, and poetry contests.
Lectures by Eli Siegel – Aesthetic realism lectures by Eli Siegel, American poet and critic. Includes ‘Poetry and Women’, ‘Educational Method Is Poetic’, ‘Poetry and Keenness’ and ‘Poetry and History’.
Moontown Cafe – Features contests, forums, ratings and resources.
National Poetry Month – Glossary of poetry terms, biographies of notable poets, poetry for the seasons, poetry awards.
Poetic Muses – Online help for all writers, with emphasis on poets.
Poetic Voices – Informational and educational site providing details of contests and awards, instructional articles, workshops, and publication opportunities.
Poetry Doctor – Providing poetry lessons, advice, editing, performances, books and writing services. David B. Axelrod, director.
Poetry Express – An interactive site featuring activities and advice for making, sharing, revising, and editing poems. Highlights include e-muse, a poetry generator, and 15 poems you can write now.
The Poetry Kit – Listings includes publishers, competitions, courses, funding, events and magazine listings. Offers a critique mailing list.
Poetry Magazine – International digest of world poetry. Features contest listings and discussions for poetry writers.
Poetry Magic – Guide to the writing, theory and appreciation of poetry.
Poetry Power – Tips for poetry writing and publishing. Free software for poets.
The Poetry Resource – A comprehensive resource for poets and lovers of poetry with poems by the webmaster, Patrick Martin.
Poetry Super Highway – Resource for online poets and writers featuring categorized links to poetry/writing related websites as well as two new featured poets online each week. All past poets archived online. A poetry chat room. Contests. Poetry Classifieds, and a bookstore.
Poetry Talk – A forum for exchange. Read poems, post some poems. Tips and information for when your well runs dry.
Poets Online – A site of poetry inspiration with a biweekly writing prompt, model poem, and the opportunity to submit your response for possible posting in the extensive poetry archives.
The Poets’ Place – An active community center for poets, poetry discussion and poetic forms. Created by Susan Katz.
Poetscraft.com – Resources including downloadable teaching handouts, forums, writing classes and workshops. Links to resources and NYQ poets.
PoetsRite – A website for writers, poets and poetry discussions that includes work by well-known poets.
Poettext.com – Featuring writers workshop, news and articles, discussion forums, events, competitions, interviews, and reviews.
Publishing Poets – A place where published poets can meet and discuss topics that affect their writing life: online vs. print publication, zine reviews, publication pointers, copyright, good/bad publication experiences, and paying markets.
Publishing Your Poetry – Covers the basics of submitting your poetry for publication, also has writing tips, exercises, poetry and books by poet Linda Sienkiewicz.
Resources for Poets – Online lectures, articles and interviews on the craft of writing poetry, as well as articles about reading poetry and audio recordings of well-known poets reading their work.
Rhymster.com – Poetry writing contest, international free online poetry community for creative and romantic personalities from all over the English speaking world. Forum for writers.
Romanceopedia – Essay offers beginner tips for crafting romantic poetry.
The Scroll – A community of authors of poetry and prose, dedicated to the freedom of art in the pursuit of passion, brilliance, and insanity.
Sundance Creativity Guide for Poets – Dedicated to new and aspiring poets. This site will help find publishers, contests and workshops on the web, and points to the best Usenet groups, books and magazines for poets.
Taverner’s Koans – A poetry resource for poets of all experience levels, including writing exercises, essay on poetics, profiles on underrated poets, a free critique workshop, and a poetry zine.