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.

Abandoned Farmhouse

By Ted Kooser

Across the Bay

By Donald Davie


By A. E. Stallings


By Edward Thomas

The Affliction of Richard

By Robert Bridges

After a Rainstorm

By Robert Wrigley

After the Disaster

By Abigail Deutsch

After the Winter

By Claude McKay

The Albatross

By Kate Bass

All Hallows’ Eve

By Dorothea Tanning
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