The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry

Use this resource to answer questions like:

  • Who are some Medieval era poets?
  • I need a poem about sports.
  • What poem contains the line "a terrible beauty is born"?
  • I need some examples of Italian poetry.
  • What is the symbolism of The Emperor of Ice Cream by Wallace Stevens?

Granger's 250,000 poems in full text are the most widely-read in the English language, as well as in Spanish, French, German, and Italian.  Find poems by using words in the title, first line, last line or full text. Use the commentary feature to learn about a poem's historical context and the author's technique. Limit searches by subject, language, author's gender or nationality. Read current poetry from  periodicals such as Poetry Magazine, The Southern Review, and Poetry Northwest.

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