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.

Part for the Whole

By Robert Francis

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

By Christopher Marlowe

Past-Lives Therapy

By Charles Simic

Pastoral Dialogue

By Anne Killigrew

Peace Lilies

By Cathy Smith Bowers

The Peace of Wild Things

By Wendell Berry

Pentatina for Five Vowels

By Campbell McGrath

The People, Yes

By Carl Sandburg

Photo of a Girl on a Beach

By Carmen Giménez Smith


By D. H. Lawrence
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