Top 100 Poetry Blogs, Websites & Poetry Bloggers To Follow

I’ve always loved poetry, and writing it, but… I require “inspiration”. It doesn’t come often. To find it, I created this list.

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Poetry Foundation

The Poetry Foundation is a literary non-profit. They run the oldest English language verse magazine in the world, Poetry Magzine.

Poetry Foundation

This is by far the largest and oldest prose organization, and with it comes decades of experience. Dig around to see what you find.

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Write Out Loud

They’ve been going since 2005, and they’re a community of people brought together by their love of the written word.

Write Out Loud

It has one of the most comprehensive databases of poetry events in the USA and worldwide. A handy resource!

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The Poetry Project

Beginning with weekly poetry meetings in New York in the ’60s, it was hard for the founders to imagine what it’s become today.

The Poetry Project

They has an extensive list of events worth looking into if you live in the US. Subscribing to their lit mag, The Recluse, is a must.

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The Best American Poetry

They showcase the best American poetry from the here and now.

The Best American Poetry

Along with showcasing submissions, they handpick and write essays. There are all sorts of things, on various topics.

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Magma Poetry

Magma Poetry is a monthly magazine based in the UK. Each issue has a particular theme. There’s handpicked and submitted poems.

Magma Poetry

They showcase the best contemporary poetry, and it’s full of emotion and depth. Available in print and digital format.

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Free Minds Book Club

Free Minds work with young inmates in the US, inspiring them to discover their creative talent.

Free Minds Book Club

It’s hard not to admire the people behind this. On their poetry blog, they publish works by the inmates. There’s some raw talent.

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Savage Love Poetry

A perfect name for a blog focusing on the human powers of creation and destruction.

Savage Love Poetry

Run by two anonymous contributors, there’s a raw, lyrical, bittersweet feel to all the works on there.

Poets and Writers

A non-profit serving the writing and poetry community, they’ve been around since 1970. They run programs, a magazine and more.

Poets and Writers

They run so many great initiatives for literary people it’s hard to know where to start! They have a podcast, and several prizes.

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How a Poem Happenns

Brian Brodeur is a poet and reviewer. He sits down with talented writers, to interview them, and talk all things poetry.

How a Poem Happens

It’s a fascinating angle to take! He asks thoughtful questions and provides insight on how poetry is created.

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Poets United

Poets United is a place for poets to share their content, interact with others, and be united by a love of poetry.

Poets United

There is so much fantastic content on the site! The community is vibrant and full of talented people. Worth a read.

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South Broadway Ghost Society

This is a poetry society and literary journal. They seek to bring the best poets in the New York area to light.

South Broadway Ghost Society

The poems are emotive and dark. Many people contribute poems. They have a list of outlets looking for submissions from poets.

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The War is Over

The War Is Over is a series of poetry telling a story about a future world in the 2086. Enormous technological leaps have been made.

The War Is Over

Lyrical rhyming and descriptive language define his poems. Even in few words, he paints a vivid picture of the world he’s created.

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PoemShape

Focusing on Haiku and fables, Patrick Gillespie is a carpenter, but a poet too. His poems are accompanied by block prints by his wife.

His wife’s art fits well with his poetry and adds to the atmosphere. He also writes analysis of poetry and fiction.

Alcoholic Poet

Alcoholic Poet uses mysterious metaphors while you still get the underlying feel.

Alcoholic Poet

Free verse and a sporadic type of writing though it packs a powerful punch. Invoking powerful imagery; this is a skilled poet.

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Meghas Word

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Smoke Words Every Day

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Meta Phore Play

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Confessions Of A Laundry Goddess

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A few words

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Dating A Poet

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Worldly Winds

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Life In Technicolor

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theClosureSessions

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AG Leyden

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Joy Leftow’s Poetry Blog

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Vihang A Naik

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Another Porch

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HG Poetics

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Poetry and Miscellaneous Yap

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Eat This Poem

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Motivation Effect

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Language Like Medicine

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Earnestly Yours, Kim

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Inkked Solace

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Wild About Poetry

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The Poetry Shed

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Seth Abramson

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Something Katy

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The Friday Influence

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Archetype

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Bartholomew Barker

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The Pangrammaticon

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Winding Sheets

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Chicks Dig Poetry

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belz

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Ebbortz

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Fleda Brown

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Anomalocrinus Incurvus

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Jeremy Cantor

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Sherry Chandler Poet

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Poemattic

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Tom Clark

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Anachronizms

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Cynthia Cruz

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John Davis Jr

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Oliver de la Paz

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Possum

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Old News

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THE MAN WAS RIGHT… it IS too late to stop now

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THE MAN WAS RIGHT... it IS too late to stop now…

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giganticjet

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Annie Finch

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Ursprache

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The Other Adam Ford

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Last Bender

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Last Bender

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White Words

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White Words

Breathing Silver Linings

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Breathing Silver Linings

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Very Most Good

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Very Most Good

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Bugolgi Apparatus

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Poetrymind

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As in guillotine

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As in guillotine

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Axis of Abraxas

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Axis of Abraxas A Poetry Blog

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Erica Goss

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Rhiannon Hall

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Average Poet

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Being Poetry

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Being Poetry

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seventeenfingeredpoetrybird

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Poetry for the Great Turning

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McCarra

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Poet Mom

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Leo Flynn writes space opera like The Mara Files. Other galaxies consume his waking hours. Visit leoflynn.com/links for more.

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