Q. How do I put an online poem in my works cited?
Poems–except for epic poems such as Paradise Lost–are usually styled in quotation marks, even if they are published by themselves on a Web site rather than as part of a collection.
Here is an example of how to cite an online poem in MLA 8th edition:
Shelley, Percy Bysshe. “Matilda Gathering Flowers.” Poetry Foundation, 2017,