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A Poem a Day

a poet presents a daily poem.

A Slave of Unsaid Words in an Insane World

English teacher, Abderrahim Missar, shares poems and essays he has written. http://wordwand.wordpress.com/feed/

A Tonalist Notes

Collaborative poetry review blog. http://atonalistdoc.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Against the Grain

Existential poems written by "a tortured artist seeking asylum". http://finishthefilm.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss


Freelance artist, poet and author, shares his poems.

The Art Comet

A blog of haiku, poetry, and the inner workings of Anthony Souls. http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheArtComet

Art Recess 2

Features interviews with various online poets. http://artrecess2.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Asian-American Poetry

Opinions on Asian-American contemporary poetry. http://asianamericanpoetry.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Barbara Jane Reyes

Poet and author points to her poems, essays, and articles. http://www.barbarajanereyes.com/feed/

Behind The Lines

Discussions for poetry, art, and war, with political commentary concerning the Mid East. http://behindthelinespoetry.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

The Best American Poetry

Poets and authors exchange, discuss, and argue about poems and poetry. http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBestAmericanPoetry

Beyond Innisfree

Shawn shares poetry he has written and some photographs. http://beyond-innisfree.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default


Discussion of poets and poetry sits alongside practical information, hints and tips. http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/nSmF

By Chance Writing

William Pettus shares his poems as well as essays, letters, and papers.

Circling the Cuckoo's Nest

Poetry, thoughts, and daily musings from a thirty-something who works as a teacher in a mental hospital. www.circlingthecuckoosnest.blogspot.com/

Cliffette's Journal

Author offers inspirational poetry.


Thoughts on poetics by Liz Henry. http://bookmaniac.org/feed/

Confessions of a Laundry Goddess

Offers a collection of poems written by Susie Clevenger. http://confessionsofalaundrygoddess.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

The Continental Review

Blog delivers videos of poetry readings, reviews and interviews.

Crg Hill's Poetry Scorecard

Musings from the editor and publisher of SCORE Magazine. http://scorecard.typepad.com/crag_hills_poetry_score/index.rdf


A solicitor writes poems about things that preoccupy him such as psychology, philosophy, science, justice, debate, and language.

Dark Zone

Offers short stories, thoughts and poems reflecting the ups and downs of life.

Dead Poets Society of America

Paying homage to dead poets and their poetry. http://deadpoets.typepad.com/dpsablog/rss.xml


Poetry news, blog links, and reviews. http://dumbfoundry.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Eppur non si muove

Find poems by Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu, translated from Romanian to English.


Poetry and writing with input from several contributors. http://exoskeleton-johannes.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Eyeball Hatred

News and commentary on contemporary poetry. http://claytonbanes.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Flashlight City Blues

Offers poems written by Brice Maiurro.

Forbidden Poetry

Chris Steven Young offers experimental poetry with a melancholy edge. http://www.forbiddenpoetry.blogspot.com/atom.xml

Free Space Comix

Brian Kim Stefans remarks about poetry, criticism, and digital art. http://www.arras.net/fscIII/?feed=rss2

Funny Rhymes

Contains original nursery rhymes. http://funnyrhymes.blogspot.com/rss.xml

The Great American Pinup

Place for poetics to discuss poetry. http://greatamericanpinup.blogspot.com/atom.xml

Harriet: The Blog

A blog from the Poetry Foundation where contemporary poets debate classic and contemporary poetry from America and around the world. http://feeds.poetryfoundation.org/HarrietTheBlog

HG Poetics

Henry Gould's guide to poetry and poetics. http://hgpoetics.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Ink Sweat & Tears

Poetry and prose webzine with poems and reviews. http://ink-sweat-and-tears.blogharbor.com/blog/index.xml

Insomniac's Bliss

Offers a collection of poetry, short poems, and poems with random thoughts.

International Exchange For Poetic Invention

Explores conceptual poetry and language. http://feeds.feedburner.com/InternationalExchangeForPoeticInvention

Isola di Rifuti

John Latta gives input, guff and malarky on poetics, notes, trouvailles, and photographs. http://isola-di-rifiuti.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Jake Adam York

Musings on contemporary poetry. http://www.jakeadamyork.com/atom.xml

John Clare Weblog

Blog about poet, John Clare. Includes his poems, essays, and other works. http://johnclare.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Just This Life Unfolding Now - Always-

Author shares his metaphysical and esoteric poems, written between the ages of eight and forty eight.

Light, Dark and Shade

A Hampshire based lady offers poetry, prose, and observations.

Lime Tree

K. Silem Mohammad supplies opinion and poems from Oregon. http://lime-tree.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Love Poems

Literary analyses for love poems and famous poets

Mark Doty

Published New York poet remarks about poetry, and the folly of life. http://markdoty.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Mathematical Poetry

Deals with equational poetry as well as other mathematical poetry.

Metaphors and the Modern Girl

Jamie writes poems about things that inspire her.

The Micro Muse

Random thoughts about poetry and medicine. http://avoidmuse.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss


Links to poetry from around the blogosphere. http://mischievoice.blogspot.com/atom.xml

My Word Your Ear

Offers poems and other things, by Habiba Barry.

The New Verse News

Presents politically progressive poetry on current events and topical issues.

Nothing to Say and Saying It

John Gallaher searches for a heartbeat in music and poetry. http://jjgallaher.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Now Then

Poetry blog supplies author interviews, MP3 poetry readings available for download, critiques and discussion. http://matthewthorburn.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default

One Poet’s Notes

Gives coverage and assessments of contemporary poems and poets. Written by the editor of the Valparaiso Poetry Review. http://edwardbyrne.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default

Ordinary Substance

Presents poetry art by Zayra Yves. http://zayrayves.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Out of the Woods Now

Collection of poetry from historical poets. http://outofthewoodsnow.blogspot.com/atom.xml

Out of the Woodwork

Poetry, poetics, with occasional forays into other arts and politics. http://briancampbell.blogspot.com/atom.xml

Outside The Lines

Where writers consider how identity shapes their creativity. http://areyououtsidethelines.wordpress.com/feed/

P.F.S. Post

Offers poems from up and coming poets. http://www.artrecess.blogspot.com/atom.xml

Paul Hoover's Poetry Blog

Blog for posting poems, essays about poetry, and thoughts about the art. http://www.paulhooverpoetry.blogspot.com/atom.xml

Peony Moon

Michelle McGrane's contemporary poetry collection and writings. http://feeds.feedburner.com/peonymoon

Peter Elyakim Taussig

Poems written by a multi-disciplinary artist, concert pianist, filmmaker, and composer.

Pleasant Poetry

Find a collection of poems about life.

Poems and Poetics

Postings of poetry from the author plus traditional works of others. http://poemsandpoetics.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Poems Before Breakfast

Poems from the gulf, and sometimes about New Orleans. http://poemsbeforebreakfast.wordpress.com/feed/


Analysis and commentary on poetry written in rhyme and meter, including the blogger's own poetry. http://poemshape.wordpress.com/feed/

Poet Corner

Offering poetry and photos from personal life experience. http://dayala.blogspot.com/atom.xml

Poetry and Apoetasy

Poetentate Wally Keeler from the Peoples Republic of Poetry offers an unusual look at poetry. http://poetency.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Poetry and Miscellaneous Yap

Poems by Irish poet Michael O'Dea. http://odeamichael.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Poetry and Popular Culture

Thoughts on poetic language, and the intersection of poetry and popular culture. http://mikechasar.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Poetry Diner

Offers inspirational and motivational poems.

Poetry for Children

Blog written by Sylvia Vardell. Contains news, analysis and suggestions about children’s poetry. http://poetryforchildren.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default

Poetry Patio

Lori Lipsky is a poet and offers Haiku, and poems about nature, summer, life, and sunshine.

Poetry Project Blog

Promotes and fosters contemporary poetry and helps the development of new poets. http://poetryproject.org/feed

Poetry Society of America

Aimed at sharing poetry with a diverse audience and promoting its beauty. http://www.poetrysociety.org/psa/poetry/blog/index.rss?action=list

Poetry Tales

Ayoub Mzee Mzima offers a collection of poems.

Poet's Tea

Commentary on news and related poetry. http://poetstea.blogspot.com/atom.xml

The Quiet Cartesian

A weekly metrical poetry blog. http://quietcartesian.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Rickasaurus Writes

Poems by Rick Bolinger.

Rinkly Rimes

Offers verses, parodies, children's poems, and comic rhymes.

Robert Peake

Blog furnishes news, recommendations, and reviews of poets and poems. http://feeds.robertpeake.com/RobertPeake/

Russell Boyle

A personal anthology of poetry which inspired this blogger. http://russellboyle.wordpress.com/feed/

Samizdat Blog

Continuation of the now defunct poetry magazine. http://www.samizdatblog.blogspot.com/atom.xml

Silliman's Blog

Weblog focused on contemporary poetry and poetics. http://ronsilliman.blogspot.com/atom.xml

Small Branches Poetry

Discussion of poems and other literature. http://smallbranchespoetry.blogspot.com/atom.xml

The Smell of Sun, Poetry by Mary Stebbins Taitt

Offers a random collection of poems.

The Tattooed Poet

Lee Masons, an aspiring poet, shares his poetry and writing experiences.


A blog and poems written by Kerri McCaffrey, a resident of Chester, NJ.

Unmuzzled OX

Posts famous poems and commentary. http://unmuzzledox.blogspot.com/atom.xml

War Poetry

Offering essays, thoughts and opinions from an author and researcher who focuses on British and Irish war poetry. http://war-poets.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Wendy Strohm

Offers a collection of poems, mostly inspired by a child's imagination.

Words I put together

Offers poems written by Terry Betty.

Worldly Winds

Offers poems written by Alexandra, who has been writing poetry for many years.

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