The complete sonnets and poems
by William Shakespeare
Reference - PR2841 .B8 2002
Poems and other Writings
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Stacks - PS 2253 .M33 2000
Stories and poems from Rudyard Kipling
by Rudyard Kipling
Stacks - PR 4852 .B8 1909
We currently have around 155 different books that deal with the subject of poetry. To search for these books go to Onesearch from the main page of the library website. Then select "Subject begins with..." from the left hand menu and enter the word "poetry" in the search bar. If you are looking for a specific poet, then also in Onesearch, select "Author, last name first..." from the left hand menu and enter in the name of the poet you are looking for (ex. Frost, Robert or Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth).
The majority of journals that deal with poetry that are available from the Lloyd Sealy Library collection are mainly in the JSTOR database. Try searching there either for the general subject of poetry, the specific kind of poetry you are interested in, or by the name of a poet you are interested in. If you know the name of a specific poetry journal you want to see then you can click here and search for other journals. Remember when searching to use relevant keywords such as "poem" or "poetry".
With tens of thousands of poems by thousands of authors, Bartleby.com offers one of the largest and oldest free full-text collections of verse on the web.
This site, from the Library of Congress gives information on the current Poet Laureate. (A Poet Laureate is a poet officially appointed by a government who composes poems for special events and occasions.)
Pulitzer Prizes in Poetry
This site listes Pulitzer Prizes awarded in Poetry. (The Pulitzer award for achievements in journalism and literature. It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of publisher Joseph Pulitzer, and is administered by Columbia University.