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.

Cool Tombs

By Carl Sandburg

Corn Maze

By David Barber

Coy Mistress

By Annie Finch

The Craftsman

By Marcus B. Christian

The Cricket and the Grasshopper

By Dan Beachy-Quick

The Cross of Snow

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Crossing the Bar

By Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Danse Russe

By William Carlos Williams

The Daring One

By Edwin Markham

The Darker Sooner

By Catherine Wing