Find Poems & Poets

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2016-2017 competition.

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By Margaret Atwood
By Kenneth Rexroth
By Rita Dove
By Larry Bradley
By A. E. Stallings
By Richard Wilbur
By Sara Teasdale
By Julia Ward Howe
By Mark Turcotte
By Ed Roberson

What People are Saying

"I actually enjoy poetry! When I started participating in the Poetry Out Loud competition in the 9th grade I hated poetry, but as I continued to participate over the years I grew a love and appreciation for the art form, and poetry is now a part of my identity."
Irvin Mason, Jr.
2016 USVI POL Champion