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 Robert Browning
By Edgar Allan Poe
By Samuel Taylor Coleridge
By Sarah Orne Jewett
By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
By Alfred, Lord Tennyson
By James Whitcomb Riley
By Andrew Marvell
By Lord Byron (George Gordon)

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