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.

Immortal Sails

By Alfred Noyes


By Andrew Hudgins

In a Dark Time

By Theodore Roethke

In a London Drawingroom

By George Eliot

In Flanders Fields

By John McCrae

[in Just-]

By E. E. Cummings

In Memory of Joe Brainard

By Frank Bidart

In Praise of My Bed

By Meredith Holmes

In Praise of Pain

By Heather McHugh