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)

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