During the Café Firenze experience, we have listened to and read a great deal of poetry. Since so much of poetry is personal, this is an opportunity to identify poems that have resonated and connected with you. Therefore, you will gather poems that mean something to you and put them into an anthology (a collection). You are encouraged to jump in and muck around in the poetry around you, to take some risks, and, above all, to keep an open mind about what you might find.

Here’s the assignment sheet: Poetry Anthology Assignment

Here’s an example of the anthology. It’s actually my anthology, but that doesn’t mean you should think that this is the best way to do this assignment. Be creative. Be original.

Here are some suggested websites that will help you find great poetry: