Welcome to KansasPoets.com — a literary resource & poetry archive focusing on Kansas Poets and Poetry ...created & maintained by Greg German

Kansas Poets -- a resource for Writers, Readers & Students of Kansas poetry.
...a resource for Writers, Readers & Students of Kansas poetry.

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Just In Time For Christmas!



an Anthology of Heartland Poetry


A collection of poems related to Kansas, published between 2014 and 2016 on Kansas Poet Laureate Emerita Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg's 150 Kansas Poems Website. This anthology includes 160 poems by 86 authors selected by 28 monthly editors.


Poet and one-time Kansan Anita Skeen says of this collection: "Memory is a powerful force in Kansas. In Kansas, there is always another story to tell."   (Cost $20)




Poetry Lesson Plans -- The Lesson Plans provided on this site are now available as PDF download


Kansas Poems -- Read poems - Learn how to contribute to this expanding list. 
Kansas Poets Index & Poem Selections -- a list of notable Kansas poets, their biographies & writing samples.


One Sunday afternoon
I had an idea....
             From —An American Boyhood
                      by Jonathan Holden






Poets are athletes of the mind; but the performances they put on do not take place in stadiums or on television. The performances take place in books, and the quality of the performance depends almost wholly upon the existence of an educated and willing reader; for the art of poetry is pre­eminently an art of reading.

Jonathan Holden







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