25 Lines and Fewer


ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2013-2014 Poetry Out Loud competition. More information here.


By Stuart Dybek

Chorus Sacerdotum

By Fulke Greville

The Cities Inside Us

By Alberto Ríos

The Clouded Morning

By Jones Very


By Basil Bunting

Cold Blooded Creatures

By Elinor Wylie

Come into Animal Presence

By Denise Levertov

The Coming of the Plague

By Weldon Kees

Concord Hymn

By Ralph Waldo Emerson
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