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.

The Destruction of Sennacherib

By Lord Byron (George Gordon)


By Stephen Vincent Benét


By Seamus Heaney

Dirge in Woods

By George Meredith

Dirge Without Music

By Edna St. Vincent Millay


By Kenneth Rexroth

Disenchantment Bay

By Timothy Murphy

Do Not!

By Stevie Smith

Domestic Situation

By Ernest Hilbert

The Donkey

By G. K. Chesterton
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