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 Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson
By George Eliot
By John Greenleaf Whittier
By Stephen Crane
By Adah Isaacs Menken
By Dante Gabriel Rossetti
By William Ernest Henley

What People are Saying

"What really makes a poem dynamic is not the use of grand gestures. Rather, it is the tones and expressions of the voice that help listeners connect and understand the meaning of a poem."
Angelica Sterling
2017 USVI POL Champ