Apples and Snakes – performance poetry in schools
The marvellous Michael Rosen
The Poetry Library in London
Poetry on Primary Resources
Lots of resources and useful poetry links at The Poetry Society Education
The Children’s Poetry Archive is full of poems
Set up by Billy Collins, former US Poet Laureate, Poetry 180 has a poem for every school day
Lots of poems live at Poem Hunter
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