+++ Disclaimer: Poesi is currently only available in German. All poems are displayed in German. +++
Poesi offers a collection of German poetry from the Middle Ages all the way to the 20th century. Thus, it is a great resource for learning and mastering the German language. The app contains over 1300 poems, all carefully selected and in quotable form for scientific use. You can find the original German versions of poems by Goethe, Schiller, Heine, Eichendorff, Hesse, Lasker-Schüler and many more – the collection is constantly growing. Poesi also features a full-text search, filtering options as well as both a „Random poem“ and a „Poem of the day“ function. The underlying database is accessible offline and new poems can by synchronized free of charge.
An overview of Poesi
+ Over 1000 poems by more than 140 poets and poetesses – carefully selected and quotable
+ Offline database
+ Full-text search of both poems and poets
+ Displaying random poems
+ Mark poems as favorites
+ Filter by century, epoch or topic
+ Biographical data of all poets
+ Link to additional biographical data on wikipedia and a scientific database German writer biographies
+ Automatic fullscreen mode in landscape
+ Fullscreen reading mode accessible by double tap
+ Sharing poems via WhatsApp, Mail etc.
+ Free and optional automatic synchronization of newly added poems
+ Optional daily reminder
Every poem is cited following the most relevant or newest completed edition and are therefore quotable, directly out of the app. The works cited are accessible by tapping the information button above the respective poem.
Feedback or poem recommendations are most welcomed and can be submitted using the built-in contact option or can directly to email@example.com
This update adds a lot of new features to Poesi:
- A gorgeous nightmode
- iOS 12 compatibility
- horizontal view on iPad
- poet/poems count in list views
- new poems by Peter Huchel, Erich Kästner, Ewald Chr. v. Kleist
- option to contribute to the app for new poem rights
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.