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 William Butler Yeats
By Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
By Edith Wharton
By Robert Browning
By William Cowper
By George Moses Horton
By William Wordsworth
By William Blake

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