Poets "W"
Lesson plans and teaching resources

Margaret Walker
Links to some criticism, text and audio files of 16 poems.

Robert Penn Warren
Biography, criticism, and links to online poems.

Robert Penn Warren
Brief biography, bibliography, and links to online poems, including an audio file of his reading of "The Nature of a Mirror."

Robert Penn Warren: Online Resources
From the Library of Congress, a collection of interviews, criticism, audio and video, and more.

Phillis Wheatley
Lesson plans and teaching resources.

Walt Whitman
Biography, texts, teaching ideas.

Richard Wilbur
Lesson plans and teaching resources.

William Carlos Williams
Lesson plans, links to criticism and poems.

"Upon Nothing" by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester
Text and analysis.

William Wordsworth
Teaching materials to accompany "Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey" and other poems.

Judith Wright
Biography and related links at Wikipedia.

"The Hunting Snake" by Judith Wright (ESL differentiated task)
A framed paragraph that guides students in an analysis of the poem.

"The Peacock" by Judith Wright
Text of the poem.

"They Flee from Me" by Thomas Wyatt
This audio file requires an MP3 player such as QuickTime for access.

"Wild Peaches" by Elinor Wylie
Text of the poem, discussion questions, writing prompts, and analysis.