This is not my usual weekly blog but it may be of interest to poetry readers. I received a message on Facebook saying it might interest me as I write poetry too as well as books.
Learn English – British Council
Speaking of poetry, check these links for some great resources!
1) Booknotes is a fantastic tool from BBC. It has the full text of lots of great poems, with excellent, fully searchable notes. You can even add your own notes online and save them! http://goo.gl/hXN6QM
2) Approaching Poetry is a free course suitable for advanced learners, from The Open University. Learn about rhythm, alliteration, rhyme and more and compare and contrast famous poems. http://goo.gl/t664l7
Our websites have some great poems and language activities for you to practise too: