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.

Lines Written in Early Spring

By William Wordsworth

Linnaeus in Lapland

By Lorine Niedecker


By Jean Valentine

Little Father

By Li-Young Lee

Little Girl

By Tami Haaland

The Loaf

By Paul Muldoon


By William Blake

Love Armed

By Aphra Behn

Love (III)

By George Herbert