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 Robert Browning
By Edgar Allan Poe
By Howard Nemerov
By Samuel Taylor Coleridge
By Lawrence Ferlinghetti
By Ravi Shankar
By Carl Sandburg
By David Barber
By Sarah Orne Jewett

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