Multicultural Poetry Archive

—a links tool for students and educators
Under Construction*

*Please recommend poets/poems to Ken Weisner

Library of Congress Resources
Library of Congress: "Poet and the Poem" Webcasts: Discussions with contemporary poets 
Library of Congress: "Poet Vision Webcasts" (1988-90): Poets read and discuss work with students
Unites States Poet Laureate Timeline




Kim Addonizio
Kim Addonizio's Home Page
Poetry Foundation Addonizio Page

Anna Akhmatova
Akhmatova transations by Judith Hemschemeyer and Jane Kenyon

Francisco X. Alarcon
Alarcon on line interview with audio tracks
Alarcon as Featured Poet: Poetry Magazine

Yehuda Amichai
Poetry Foundation Amichai Page

Jimmy Santiago Baca (
Poetry Foundation Baca Page
Baca's own home page
"El Gato"
"Tire Shop"
"Crying Poem"
"This Day"
Other Baca Poems at "poem hunter"

Amiri Baraka
Poetry Foundation Baraka Page
Amiri Baraka home page

Lorna Dee Cervantes
Poetry Foundation Cervantes Page

Marilyn Chin
Poetry Foundation Chin Page
The Survivor, Turtle Soup, Moon and Oatgrass, The Barbarians are Coming

Sandra Cisneros
Cisneros Home Page

Paul Celan
"Todesfugue" ("Death Fugue")

Lucille Clifton (
Poetry Foundation Clifton Page
Clifton's Boa Editions page
Clifton Poems online from "The Circle Association"

Billy Collins
Poetry Foundation Collins Page
Collins "Poem 180" Project: "A Poem a Day for American High Schools"
Victor Hernandez Cruz
Victor Hernandez Cruz at Poetry Foundation

Bei Dao
A poem by Bei Dao, "Ramallah"

Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish's Home Page

Mark Doty
Mark Doty Poetry Foundation Page
Mark Doty's Home Page
Martin Espada
Poetry Foundation Espada Page
Alabanza: In Praise of Local 10
Who Burns for the Perfection of Paper

Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Faiz Ahmed Faiz's home page

Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Poetry Foundation Ferlinghetti Page
"Lunch Poems"—Reading at U.C. Berkeley, 2005

Juan Felipe Herrera
Two Poems by Juan Felipe Herrera, "La Muerte" y "El angel de la guardia"

Joy Harjo
Joy Harjo's Home Page
Poetry Foundation Harjo Page
"She Had Some Horses"

Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes at
Poetry Foundation, Langston Hughes page

Bill Knott
Bill Knott's Blog
Tom Lux's Bill Knott retrospective in Ploughshares

Yusef Komunyakaa
Komunyakaa at Poetry Foundation
Komunyakaa's "Facing It"

Stephen Kuusisto
Kuusisto's Poetry Foundation Page

Dorianne Laux
Dorianne Laux at "Web del Sol"

Li-Young Lee
Poetry Foundation Lee Page
"Lunch Poems" YouTube— Reading,Berkeley 2002

Phil Levine
Poetry Foundation's Levine Page

Thomas Lux
Poetry Foundation Lux Page

Osip Madelstam
"The Stalin Epigram" by Osip Mandelstam, tr. W.S. Merwin

W.S. Merwin
Merwin's Poetry Foundation Page
Excerpt from Dante's Purgatorio (XXXI)

Janice Mirikitani
"For a Daughter Who Leaves"
"A Woman's Face" and "When We Leave": Glide online

Pat Mora
Pat Mora Home Page

Pablo Neruda
Poetry Foundation Neruda Page

Naomi Shihab Nye
Poetry Foundation Nye Page

Frank O'Hara
Poetry Foundation Frank O'Hara Page

Sharon Olds
Poetry Foundation Page for Sharon Olds

Kay Ryan
Poetry Foundation Ryan Page
Poet Laureate page through Library of Congress (2008/9)

Ishmael Reed
Poetry Foundation Ishmael Reed Page
Ishmael Reed Page: Circle Literature (Buffalo, NY)
Ishmael Reed Links Page (Spring Pages)
"Jacket Notes," "Mumbo Jumbo," and "beware: do not read this poem"

Adrienne Rich
Poetry Foundation Adrienne Rich Page

Gary Snyder
Poetry Foundation Gary Snyder Page

Gary Soto
Poetry Foundation Gary Soto Page
Gary Soto's Home Page
PT3 Readers Are Leaders

Quincy Troupe
Poetry Foundation Troupe Page
Essay and links to other "Black Arts Poets"

Brian Turner
Brian Turner "From the Fishouse"—audio recording
Cesar Vallejo
Ten Poems tr. Clayton Eshleman

Charles Wright

Charles Wright's Poetry Foundation Web Page

Al Young
Al Young's Home Page (links pages)
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