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.

This Most Perfect Hill

By Lisa Jarnot

Those Winter Sundays

By Robert Hayden

Thou Art My Lute

By Paul Laurence Dunbar

A Thousand Martyrs

By Aphra Behn

The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Tiger Mask Ritual

By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Time of the Missile

By George Oppen

To -

By Sarah Helen Whitman

To David, About His Education

By Howard Nemerov