About Poeticous

A beautiful place to read and write poetry.

Poeticous is a beautiful place to read and write poetry. It offers you the resources to show your poetry and share it within a community of poetry lovers. It features a large selection of the world’s best poems in English, Spanish, Italian, and French, and serves as a blogging platform for writers and aficionados all in one place. Our growing collection of poems and short stories by classical or professional writers spans all styles and is used by poetry readers, students, and educators to discover and learn about the art of verse.



“Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony.” —Guillaume Apollinaire



“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.” —William Wordsworth


Thank you to Ada Zoe, for adding thousands of poems to the site, one by one throughout many many hours; to Alfredo Jiménez G., for giving us hundreds of beautiful comments that are one of our treasures; to Armando Hernández, for painstakingly entering thousands of poems in the early days; to Ana Delmonte, for translating the site to French; to Laura Bertolini, for translating the site to Italian; and to Y. T. Acosta, for providing many hard-to-find poems by Dulce María Loynaz.

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