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

"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