25 Lines and Fewer


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

A Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky

By Lewis Carroll

Boy and Egg

By Naomi Shihab Nye

Break, Break, Break

By Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Break of Day

By John Donne

Bright Copper Kettles

By Vijay Seshadri

Broken Promises

By David Kirby

Buckroe, After the Season, 1942

By Virginia Hamilton Adair

[Buffalo Bill 's]

By E. E. Cummings


By Karl Shapiro