Pre-20th Century Poems

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

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By Anne Bradstreet
By Edith Wharton
By Julia Ward Howe
By William Lisle Bowles
By Christina Rossetti
By Lewis Carroll
By Alfred, Lord Tennyson
By John Donne
By Mary Lamb

What People are Saying

"Though I have always had an immense love and appreciation for poetry, particularly spoken word poetry, it was not until I was given the opportunity to go on stage and actually deliver the words of others that I was able to comprehend the real impact of this art."
Iman Dancy
2017 NC POL Champion