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 Thomas Traherne
By Arthur Hugh Clough
By Arthur Rimbaud
By Mary Weston Fordham
By Lord Byron (George Gordon)
By Herman Melville
By Thomas Hood

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