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.

“Find Work”

By Rhina P. Espaillat

Fire and Ice

By Robert Frost

First Night

By D. Nurkse

First Poem for You

By Kim Addonizio


By A. E. Stallings

A Fixed Idea

By Amy Lowell


By Margaret Fuller


By Rita Dove

Flood: Years of Solitude

By Dionisio D. Martínez

Flying Lesson

By Dolores Hayden