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 Pilgrim

By John Bunyan

The Pilgrims

By John McCrae

Pity the Beautiful

By Dana Gioia


By Denise Levertov


By Muriel Rukeyser

The Poet

By Yone Noguchi

A Poison Tree

By William Blake

Possible Answers to Prayer

By Scott Cairns
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