25 Lines and Fewer


ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2014-2015 Poetry Out Loud competition. More information here.

Abandoned Farmhouse

By Ted Kooser

Across the Bay

By Donald Davie


By A. E. Stallings


By Edward Thomas

The Affliction of Richard

By Robert Bridges

After a Rainstorm

By Robert Wrigley

The Albatross

By Kate Bass

All Hallows’ Eve

By Dorothea Tanning


By Claude McKay

The American Soldier

By Philip Freneau
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