Poetry & Short Story Reference Center


Poetry & Short Story Reference Center is a rich full-text database of hundreds of thousands of full-text classic and contemporary poems, plus thousands of short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans and learning guides. It also includes high-quality videos and audio recordings from the Academy of American Poets and other sources. 

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Features Include


  • Audio Recordings
  • Dramatic Works

  • Poems
  • Short Stories

  • Teaching Guides
  • Video Recordings