Poetry Page Updated

The Old English epic poem Beowulf is written i...

The Old English epic poem Beowulf is written in alliterative verse and paragraphs, not in lines or stanzas. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Image by surrealmuseDue to popular demand we have extensively expanded our Poetry  resources on the blog. You can find the new revamped Poetry Page under the Reading Tab on the Cabra Library Blog Homepage. There are some really useful online resources here. Everything from searchable poetry databases, (search by poet, poem title, subject, first line), guides to poetry terminology, First World War Poetry Archive, the list goes on.

Check out all the resources here.

Today is World Poetry Day

Today is United Nations World Poetry Day. According to UNESCO, “the main objective of this action is to support linguistic diversity through poetic expression and to offer endangered languages the opportunity to be heard within their communities.” Click on the links below for a host of poetry related resources.

100 Great Websites for Poetry Lovers

World Poetry Day Info

WPD 2012