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.

Let Us Consider

By Russell Edson


By Edith Wharton

Life in a Love

By Robert Browning

Light Shining out of Darkness

By William Cowper

Like Rousseau

By Amiri Baraka


By Vachel Lindsay

Lines Written in Early Spring

By William Wordsworth

Linnaeus in Lapland

By Lorine Niedecker


By Jean Valentine

Little Father

By Li-Young Lee