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.

Let Evening Come

By Jane Kenyon

Let It Be Forgotten

By Sara Teasdale

Let the Light Enter

By Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Let Us Consider

By Russell Edson


By Edith Wharton

Life in a Love

By Robert Browning

Light Shining out of Darkness

By William Cowper


By Vachel Lindsay

Lines Written in Early Spring

By William Wordsworth

Linnaeus in Lapland

By Lorine Niedecker