What kind of poetry are we talking about?
I encourage you to think about digital.products you might create. Just last week I heard a story about a guy who started with a poem, added some stock photos, then turned the whole thing into a screensaver.
He eventually turned it into other products and supposedly made $ 1.2M in the next 2 1/2 years. Here`s his web site: www.TheInterviewWithGod.com.
Yes, even a poem can be turned into an information product.