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 Queen Elizabeth I
By John Milton
By George Moses Horton
By Charlotte Brontë
By Phillis Wheatley
By Percy Bysshe Shelley

What People are Saying

"I went in expecting to lend my voice to the poetry, but found that it was a two-way exchange: the poetry lent its voice to me, as well."
Megan Kim
2017 OR POL Champion