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ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the current Poetry Out Loud competition. More information here.


By Jack Collom

El Olvido

By Judith Ortiz Cofer

Elegy for Blue

By J. T. Ledbetter

Elegy on Toy Piano

By Dean Young

The Songs of Maximus: SONG 1

By Charles Olson

The Songs of Maximus: SONG 2

By Charles Olson

The Emperor of Ice-Cream

By Wallace Stevens


By Lorna Dee Cervantes

End of Days Advice from an Ex-zombie

By Michael Derrick Hudson