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 Alfred, Lord Tennyson
By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
By Baron Brooke Fulke Greville
By Jones Very
By George Herbert
By Ralph Waldo Emerson
By Robert Browning

What People are Saying

"I learned that I enjoyed poetry - a lot. I'm known as the "football guy" at my school and it surprised me, and others, that poetry would be a big part of my life. Also, I realized that I not bad at performing and public speaking."
Marquavious Moore
2017 TN POL Champion