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 Bridges
By Philip Freneau
By Christina Rossetti
By George Gascoigne
By Duchess of Newcastle Margaret Cavendish
By Ernest Dowson
By Arthur Symons
By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
By Gerard Manley Hopkins

What People are Saying

"Though I have always had an immense love and appreciation for poetry, particularly spoken word poetry, it was not until I was given the opportunity to go on stage and actually deliver the words of others that I was able to comprehend the real impact of this art."
Iman Dancy
2017 NC POL Champion