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.

Tall Ambrosia

By Henry David Thoreau

Tamer and Hawk

By Thom Gunn


By Rita Dove

A Thank-You Note

By Michael Ryan

Their Bodies

By David Wagoner

Their Story

By Stuart Dybek

Then and Now

By Tom Clark

They Flee From Me

By Thomas Wyatt
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