Monday, June 23, 2008

Poetry to Read on Summer Vacation

Some poetry miscellany to uncover interesting new reads:

Maxine Kumin - Christian Science Monitor has a wonderful audio slideshow of Kumin reading from her newest book set against pictures from her farm. Note that the farm is named "Pobiz."

Wikipedia list of poets -- slanted for lots of reasons, but still an interesting place to browse, discover new poets, follow links. The list is alphabetical, but alternate links at the bottom of the page allow you to organize them by many interesting categories.

A blog that provides birthdays of poets. You can find poets that share your birthday, or you can follow throughout the year and learn a new poet or two every day.