The Academy of American Poets [ Teens/Mature Teens ] – Searchable index of poems and poet biographies. Also includes audio files of works read by the author.
Barking Spiders [ Kids/Teens ] – Collection of poetry and short stories by C.J. Heck. Also contains mazes and tongue twisters.
BBC Education – Listen and Write [ Kids ] – Lets kids listen to examples of different styles of poetry and provides tips on using similes and the thesaurus. Has writing activities, audio poems, and a gallery of children’s work.
Poetry for Kids [ Kids ] – Features poetry for kids about animals, weather, and aliens.
Poetry on Stage [ Kids/Teens ] – Original poetry for children of all ages by Rebecca Ives.
The Poetry Zone [ Kids ] – Contains poems by well-known children’s poets and a educational material for teachers.
Poetryexpress [ Mature Teens ] – A guide to writing poetry with tips and techniques, sample poems, and a tool for creating inspirational bits.
PoetryKnot.net [ Teens/Mature Teens ] – Encourages, recognizes, and offers high school students a forum for publication of their creative expressions and an opportunity to receive feedback from readers.
Poets’ Corner [ Teens/Mature Teens ] – Features a collection of works gathered from many different sources. Contains indexes of authors, titles and subjects, biographies, illustrations, and FAQs.