25 Lines and Fewer


ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2013-2014 Poetry Out Loud competition. More information here.

The Obligation to Be Happy

By Linda Pastan


By Arthur O'Shaughnessy

Ode on Solitude

By Alexander Pope

"oh antic God"

By Lucille Clifton

Old Ironsides

By Oliver Wendell Holmes

The Old Liberators

By Robert Hedin

Old Mama Saturday

By Marie Ponsot
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