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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

The Poetry Tool

Here's a great resource from the Poetry Foundation that allows you to browse first by poets, poems, audiovisuals, articles, and children's, then by further appropriate subdivisions; under Children's, for instance, you can browse "Poems to Read," "Poems by Age," "Poems by Category," and "Articles." You can also look for reading guides, live readings, book picks, excerpts from Poetry Magazine, and more.

Click this link to start using the Poetry Tool website: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/tool.poem.html.

PENNSound

Here's a site with downloadable audio recordings of the works of hundreds of poets.

Click this link to visit the Pen Sounds website.

Poetry Audio Recordings: A Guide to Online Resources

This is a guide to selected online resources for audio recordings of poets reading and discussing their work.

Click this link to visit the Library of Congress website to view this poetry resource page.

Lost Titles, Forgotten Rhymes: How to Find a Novel, Short Story, or Poem Without Knowing its Title or Author

Here's a Web Guide from the Library of Congress to help you find that hard-to-find read:

Click this link to visit the Library of Congress website to find lost titles.

Online Rhyming Dictionary

“Rhymes.net is a unique online rhyming dictionary that contains thousands of rhyme entries for almost any given word.”

When you choose a word by looking it up alphabetically, you will be provided with a dictionary entry, and you will have the chance to have the word translated into another language. The dictionary function is great!

Click this link to visit http://www.Rhymes.net.

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