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 William Blake
By Aphra Behn
By George Herbert
By Lorna Dee Cervantes
By Percy Bysshe Shelley
By Dorothy Parker
By Edgar Lee Masters
By Constance Urdang
By Lilace Mellin Guignard

What People are Saying

"I did not expect to like Poetry Out Loud, truthfully. My first year, I did not want to compete at all.Somewhere along the line, I fell in love with the program and have learned so much about poetry, performing, and expression throughout the last three years."
Gabrielle Hunt
2017 NV POL Champion