This article has collected several videos of actors and authors reading Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem "The Raven". Readers include Vincent Price, James Earl Jones, Christopher Walken, Neil Gaiman and Stan Lee.
This site offers an online look at the vocabulary and literary devices used in Edgar Allan Poe's poem, The Raven. As you read through each stanza, points of alliteration and rhyme are highlighted and described.
Listen to selected poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Edgar Allen Poe, Rudyard Kipling, Christina Rossetti, Alfred Noyes, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Shakespeare and Robert Herrick. Each poem is an audio file that can be downloaded or listened to online.
This site contains over 2000 classical, copyright-free poems, has a search engine, and lists of top poems and poets. If you don't have a specific poem in mind, click on Random Poem to get a poem. It may be a new favourite.
This project was created to expose a diverse audience to a broad spectrum of poetic voices, build an appreciation and an audience for poetry, and increase the presence of poets and poetry in American popular media.
This is a great way to read poetry. Choose a poet, mood or tag. If you don't like what you are given, spin again. Once you have made your second choice, you will be given a poem to read. Hit the blue back arrow to spin again and read more poems.
This is a powerful and beautiful slam poem by Shane Koyczan. The animated poem describes how bullying touches us all. There is a short quiz in the Think section and additional information about Shane in Dig Deeper.