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 Gerard Manley Hopkins
By Gerard Manley Hopkins
By Thomas Carew
By Ann Taylor, Jane Taylor
By Ambrose Bierce
By John Donne

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