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 George Meredith
By Queen Elizabeth I
By Matthew Arnold
By George Moses Horton
By William Blake
By Percy Bysshe Shelley
By Mary Lamb
By Robert Browning
By Christopher Smart
By Katherine Philips

What People are Saying

"In the beginning of my Poetry Out Loud experience, I didn't expect to become so attached to my three competition poems. Five months later, they have become a part of me."
Gabrielle Cooper
2017 ME POL Champion