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.

On the Lawn at the Villa

By Louis Simpson

On Virtue

By Phillis Wheatley

One Art

By Elizabeth Bishop

The Other Side of This World

By Calvin Forbes

Our Nature

By Rae Armantrout

The Owl

By Edward Thomas

Ox Cart Man

By Donald Hall


By Percy Bysshe Shelley
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