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 Kevin Young
By John Bunyan
By Jacob Shores-Argüello
By John McCrae
By Rae Armantrout
By Dana Gioia
By Denise Levertov
By Siegfried Sassoon

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