STANDS4 Web Services:

Poetry API

The Poetry API from STANDS4 enables you to get instanst data from our vast poetry collection.

Request URL:

Request parameters:

Parameter Value Required Default Description
uid string Y  

Your API user id

tokenid string Y  

Your valid developer token id

term string Y  

The word you would like to get poetry results for

Sample request URL:

Response elements:

Element Description

Contains all of the query responses


Contains each individual response


The poem title this result is referring to


The writer of this work


The poem lines

Sample response:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
        <title>At Dieppe</title>
        <poet>Arthur Symons</poet>
        <poem>The grey-green stretch of sandy grass</poem>

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