25 Lines and Fewer


ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2014-2015 Poetry Out Loud competition. More information here.

Wet Casements

By John Ashbery

[What horror to awake at night]

By Lorine Niedecker

What It Does

By David Ferry

What Kind of Times Are These

By Adrienne Rich

What to Say Upon Being Asked to Be Friends

By Julian Talamantez Brolaski

When I Am Asked

By Lisel Mueller

When You Are Old

By William Butler Yeats