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.


By Jean Valentine

Little Father

By Li-Young Lee

Little Girl

By Tami Haaland

Living Ancients

By Matthew Shenoda

The Loaf

By Paul Muldoon


By William Blake

Love Armed

By Aphra Behn

Love (III)

By George Herbert

"Love of My Flesh, Living Death"

By Lorna Dee Cervantes