On a horse’s neck, covered a melding of limbs,

Save your selections to My P&W and populate a personal Google Map that can be used to plan reading tours and visits to literary meccas, or just to keep track of your favorite literary locales." From Poets & Writers.

Everywhere, with multi-coloured plumage, so

That what was a lovely woman, at the top,

Ended repulsively in the tail of a black fish:

Through literature we have such amazing opportunities to rediscover ourselves,our world, a universe of thought, feeling, and insights waiting to be revealedanew to - and each of us - and all because of a few well-chosenwords which can speak volumes and clearly across languages, cultures,entire generations, and well beyond most boundaries.

Asked to a viewing, could you stifle laughter, my friends?

In doing this, we renewits promise, participating in it, influencing it in small or major ways,and ultimately help to preserve it for those readers yet to followand recommence this most incredible journey of endless perceptionsand revelations.

Believe me, a book would be like such a picture,

Or the river , or the rainbow’s being described.

The premise of the collection is simple: we have asked practicing poets from around the world to read a Romantic-period poem that they particularly admire and that has influenced the way in which they think about their craft.

There’s no place for them here. Perhaps you know how

The library was developed under the auspices of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics (the university's Department of Writing and Poetics) founded in 1974 by poets Anne Waldman and Allen Ginsberg.

To draw a cypress tree: so what, if you’ve been given

Vincent Millay, Czeslaw Milosz, Robert Pinsky, Adrienne Rich, Carl Sandburg, Anne Sexton, Charles Simic, Wallace Stevens, Derek Walcott, Richard Wilbur, C.K.

Money to paint a sailor plunging from a shipwreck

They agreed about how enjoyable and illuminating it is to hear poets reading their work and about how regrettable it was that, even in the recent past, many important poets had not been properly recorded." Text and audio.

Oil on unsized, unprimed canvas

I know it: I claim that licence, and grant it in turn:

Through a diverse array of programs, initiatives, contests, and awards, the Poetry Society of America works to build a larger audience for poetry, to encourage a deeper appreciation of the art, and to place poetry at the crossroads of American life." Includes audio recordings of poets reading their works, news, a blog, articles, information on poetry contests and awards, and more.

But not so the wild and tame should ever mate,

Or snakes couple with birds, or lambs with tigers.

The Project also provides information on the history of this important but long neglected medium, along with biographies of pulp authors, artists, and their publishers."

Have one or two purple patches tacked on, that gleam

Far and wide, when ’s grove and her altar,

Includes poetry from Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, John Clare, Victor Hugo, John Keats, Vachel Lindsay, Edgar Allan Poe, Ovid, Ezra Pound, William Wordsworth, William Butler Yeats, and many others.