In The Spotlight

Myths and Legends: Poem Sampler

Snake Oil, Snake Bite by Dilruba Ahmed

Medusa by Louise Bogan

Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Here Is an Ear Here by Victor Hernandez Cruz

Leda by H.D.

Song: Go and catch a falling star by John Donne

Windigo by Louise Erdrich

Echo by Daryl Hine

La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats

To Helen by Edgar Allan Poe

The Speaking Tree by Muriel Rukeyeser

Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Actaeon by A. E. Stallings

Fairy-tale Logic by A. E. Stallings

The Birth of John Henry by Melvin B. Tolson

Sir Gawaine and the Green Knight by Yvor Winters

Posted on 09.11.17


Introducing the 2017 Poetry Ourselves Winners!

We are very pleased to share the 2017 Poetry Ourselves winning entries!

Theo Cai, POL Texas State Champion, is the 2017 Poetry Ourselves Champ in the written category! Read his winning poem, "What Came First."

POL Oregon State Champ Megan Kim's poem, "Gorgon's Lament," received runner-up in the 2017 Poetry Ourselves, written category.

Shelby Newland, POL Indiana State Champ, is the 2017 Poetry Ourselves, spoken category champion with her poem, "Untitled."

Gabrielle D. Kunzika, POL Connecticut State Champion, won runner-up in the spoken category. Here is her poem "Sixteen."

Posted on 05.10.17


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