Link – Teach Living Poets —

Poetry Questions and Poems AP Literature 1970 to 2014
Fooling with Words with Bill Moyers
Batter my heart – (meta) physical Poetry
Poetry Pairs Triplets Quads  —-
Carol Jago Poetry Ideas
Carol Jago Poetry Ideas 
CollegeBoard.July20.Poetry —

Poems as Mentor Texts for Writing Focus Lessons
Compiled by Bill Sowder, Asst. Professor · Ewing, New Jersey, The College of New Jersey
Not sure I got all of these correct since poets were not named.  Feel free to correct me if you find an error.

Ideas: Details.
Knoxville, Tennesee
The Pirate Don Durk of Dowdee
Ex-Basketball Player —
The Fish
If I Were in Charge of the World
My Mother Enters the Work Force

Ideas: Variety
What’s in My Journal
Things I Learned Last Week

The Garden Year —
All the World’s a Stage
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

I Care and I’m Willing to Serve —

The Death of Santa Claus
The Lanyard
The Lion and Albert

Hazel Tells Laverne
Mother to Son
Little Orphan Annie
Phenomenal Woman
First Day at School

Mending Wall

Casey at the Bat

The Bells  —

Word Choice: Verbs
Do Not Go Gentle
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Word Choice: Adjectives
Willow and Gingko
Absence – Paulo Neruda hyphenated adjective – Not sure which poet is meant here; therefore, I have listed several possibilities.
Absence — Paul Laurence Dunbar
Absence – Claude McKay
Absence – Matthew Arnold

Dream Deferred
The Pirate Don Durk of Dowdee

Point of View
First Day of School — Again, not sure which one.  One chosen, links for several more available
Turning Ten

Annabel —
The Pirate Don Durk of Dowdee

Description: Place

Ellis Island
Willow and Gingko

Poetry and Poetry links
In Envy  of Cows

Ekphrastic Poetry
Ekphrastic Poetry – Collection
These are .pdf files.  Some of the poetry might need to be re-typed and larger examples of the paintings located on the web.

Auden Musée des Beaux Arts   …
Berryman Winter Landscape  …
de la Mare Breughels Winter   …
Dobyns The Street …
Engle Venus and the Lute Player  …

Fanthorpe Not my Best Side   …
Ferlinghetti The wounded wilderness of Morris Graves   …
Finkel The Great Wave Hokusai  …
Foerster Breughels Harvesters   …
Ginsberg Cezannes Ports    …
Hirsch Edward Hopper and the House by the Railroad 
Jarrell The Bronze David of Donatello …
Kennedy Nude Descending a Staircase  …
Langland Hunters in the Snow Breughel  …
Leader Girl at Sewing Machine …
Longfellow The Cross of Snow   …
MacDonald The Bowling Match at Castlemary Cloyne   …
Mahon Courtyards in Delft  …
Mahon Girls on the Bridge  …
Mahon St Eustace  …
Mahon The Hunt by Night  …
Markham The Man with the Hoe  …
OHara On Seeing Larry Rivers Washington crossing the Delaware  …
Snodgrass Matisse The Red Studio   …
Song Girl Powdering Her Neck   …
Stone American Gothic  …
Stone Early Sunday Morning  …
Stone The Forest Fire  …
Stone Three for the Mona Lisa 
Sullivan Number 1 by Jackson Pollock  …
Swenson The Tall Figures of Giacometti   …
Szymborska Two Monkeys by Breughel  …
The Village of the Mermaids  …
Williams Childrens Games  …
Williams Classic Scene …
Williams Haymaking  …
Williams Landscape with the Fall of Icarus  …
Williams Peasant Wedding  …
Williams The Adoration of the Kings  …
Williams The Corn Harvest   …
Williams The Dance  …
Williams The Great Figure  …
Williams The Hunter in the Snow   …
Williams The Parable of the Blind  …
Williams The Wedding Dance in the Open Air  …

More Poetry
Poetry-MC-Camp-Getting-ready-for-the-AP-Literature-test  …
Totally Like Whatever – Mali, Taylor  –
Ars Poetica – MacLeish, Archibald –  —
Poet Teaching Math and History – Mali, Taylor – –
I Chop Some Parsley While Listening To Art Blakey – Collins, Billy– —
Because My Students Asked Me – Mali, Taylor – Taylor Mali
Reading Poetry  — College Board …
The Atlantic Monthly Oedipus Poetry and Jocasta and Jocasta
DID I MISS ANYTHING  (one of my favorites!)
Harlem Renaissance Poems  …
Collection of various poems and songs
A Winter Night – Sara Teasdale

*Poetry 180 – A Poem a Day for American High Schools (link)
*Teaching Writing – Genre – Poetry (link)
*Poetry Out Loud – Listen to Poetry (link)
*Poetry Foundation.org (link)
*AllPoetry (link)
*PoemHunter.com (link)
*Poetry.org (link)
*Poets.org (link)
*100 Best Poetry Websites and Famous Poems Sites (link)
*Poetry Foundation Online Resources(link)
Twenty-One Poems for AP Literature
The Poet Speaks of Art Harry Rusche, English Department, Emory University.
This project is designed for the students of English 205, “Introduction to Poetry.” (link)
The Poet Speaks of Art  Sandra /Effinger copy of Harry Rusche link for her students
Voices and Visions
Poetic Forms
Ekphrasis:  Using Art to Inspire Poetry
Pictures from Brueghel – Poems by William Carlos Williams (If this link vanishes, let me know I have saved in a .pdf)
Archive of Recorded Poetry
Open Culture – Library of Congress
Poetry Month – Everything you need
Poetry Idea Enginewill allow you to write haikus, free verse, limericks, and more!
Black Cat Poems – lots of poems listed by author (PS They are not about Black Cats!)
Carl Sandburg – American Songbag – The complete text online


Charge of the Light Brigade and Disabled
Graham Cracker Poem
Tone Words and Poems  …
Found Poem Instructions
Poetry Binder by Sandra Effinger
The Grammar of Poetry by Kim Thurman (TCU 2005)
Senior Poetry Study Guide_08
The Grammar of TV and Film

What everyone should know About Poetry (cartoon) 1 page version
What everyone should know about Poetry (cartoon) 2 page version

Carl Sandburg
Rootabaga Stories
Rootabaga Stories (additional site)
American Songbag