25 Lines and Fewer

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.

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By Mary Lamb
By Robert Lowell
By Robert Browning
By Katherine Philips
By Alison Hawthorne Deming
By Donald Justice
By John Straley
By Linda Gregerson

What People are Saying

"I have always loved poetry, but through Poetry Out Loud I have learned a greater respect for all different types of poetry. This competition is so much more than memorizing and reciting a poem; I became very invested in each one of my poems."
Janessa Gould
2017 WI POL Champion