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.

The Old Liberators

By Robert Hedin

Old Mama Saturday

By Marie Ponsot

On An Unsociable Family

By Elizabeth Hands

On Education

By Elizabeth Bentley

On Inhabiting an Orange

By Josephine Miles

On Monsieur’s Departure

By Queen Elizabeth I

On Shakespeare. 1630

By John Milton

On the Death of Anne Brontë

By Charlotte Brontë
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