Here are some great places to find contemporary poetry to serve as a spring board for your animation script. You can also browse in the general poetry section -- PS 591 to PS 615. If you are looking for a specific poet's work - search their name in the box below.
Literature Resource Center is a great resource for discovering poems in particular Poetry Journals to provide a kernel of an idea for your script.
The following journals and magazines contain short stories & poems. They are available in print (2nd floor, current magazine area) and some are available electronically.
Fence (University of Albany & New York State Writers Institute)
Granta: The Magazine of New Writing ( PN 6014 .G494, no. 23, 1988 to the present)
Harper's (+ online)
New York Times Magazine
New Yorker (+ online)
Orion - Nature/Culture/Place
Post road (in partnership with Boston College Department of English)