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.

To Fashion

By Elizabeth Moody

To Helen

By Edgar Allan Poe

To Her Father with Some Verses

By Anne Bradstreet

To Lucasta, Going to the Wars

By Richard Lovelace

To My Dear and Loving Husband

By Anne Bradstreet

To the Desert

By Benjamin Alire Sáenz

To the Harbormaster

By Frank O'Hara

To the Western World

By Louis Simpson