National Poetry Month began in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets. It has become a celebration to increase the awareness and appreciation of poetry; schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets in the Unites States throughout the month celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture.
- National Poetry Month: National celebration of poetry.
- The Academy of American Poets: Hundreds of poems, poet biographies, poetry recordings, and lesson plans. Sponsor of National Poetry Month.
- South Carolina Poets Laureate: Past and present South Carolina poets laureate.
- The Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress: A center for fostering and enhancing the public's appreciation of poetry and literature at the Library of Congress.
- Civil War Poetry: A selection of poetry written by soldiers and citizens from the North and the South.
- South Carolina Poetry Initiative: A center for the promotion, celebration, and production of poetry based at the University of South Carolina.
- Famous Poets and Poems: A collection of poems and quotes from hundreds of famous poets.
Full-text articles available through Discus
- Betts, Reginald Dwayne. "What It Is." Poetry 201.6 (2013): 562-563. Academic Search Premier. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.
- Daniels, Isabella. "How To Write A Poem." Teen Ink 24.4 (2012): 10. MAS Ultra - School Edition. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.
- Der-Hovanessian, Diana. "What Is A Poem?." Writer 112.5 (1999): 17. MAS Ultra - School Edition. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.
- Espada, Martín. "Through Me Many Long Dumb Voices." World Literature Today 86.6 (2012): 52-58. Academic Search Premier. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.
- Essbaum, Jill Alexander. "A Poem Should Not Be Mean But Behave: Good Breeding For Poems." Poetry 201.6 (2013): 564-566. Academic Search Premier. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.
- Gogh, Sarah Van. "Poetry, Please." Therapy Today 23.2 (2012): 20-23. Academic Search Premier. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.
- Mills, Joe. "The Singular Advantages Of Being A Poet." Writer 124.10 (2011): 37. Academic Search Premier. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.
- Robson, Catherine. "Why Memorize A Poem?." Chronicle Of Higher Education (2012): B11-B12. Academic Search Premier. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.
- Van Vleet, Carmella. "Paint A Poem." Instructor 121.5 (2012): 61-62. Academic Search Premier. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.
- Wilson, Eric G. "Poetry Makes You Weird." Chronicle Of Higher Education (2012): B14-B15. Academic Search Premier. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.
Books on South Carolina poets and poetry (at the State Library)
A Millennial Sampler of South Carolina Poetry / edited by Gilbert Allen, William E. Rogers. Ninety-Six Press, 2005.
Conversations with South Carolina Poets / by Gayle R. Swanson and William B. Thesing. J.F. Blair, 1986.
Danger Never Sleeps / Helen von Kolnitz Hyer. Wing Publications, 1970.
Hugo Blue : an Anthology of Stories, Poems, and Illustrations / by Students Who Experienced Hurricane Hugo ; edited by Carolyn Ezell Foster. Clemson University, 1992.
Noticing Eden / Marjory Wentworth. Hub City Writers Project, 2003.
Poems: In Honor of South Carolina Tricentennial / by Archibald Rutledge. South Carolina Tricentennial Commission, 1970.
Rain on the Marsh / by Archibald Rutledge. Bostick & Thornley, Inc., 1940.
The People Speak : A Collection of Writings by South Carolina Native Americans in Poetry, Prose, Essays & Interviews / edited by Will Moreau Goins. Phoenix Publishers, 2002.
The Whole Motion: Collected Poems, 1945-1992 / James Dickey. Wesleyan University Press, 1992.
The Yemassee Lands; Poems of Beatrice Ravenel / Selected and edited by Louis D. Rubin, Jr. University of North Carolina Press, 1969.