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.

Old Mama Saturday

By Marie Ponsot

On the Death of Anne Brontë

By Charlotte Brontë

On Education

By Elizabeth Bentley

On Inhabiting an Orange

By Josephine Miles

On the Lawn at the Villa

By Louis Simpson

On Monsieur’s Departure

By Queen Elizabeth I

On Shakespeare. 1630

By John Milton
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