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ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2013-2014 Poetry Out Loud competition. More information here.

History Lesson

By Natasha Trethewey

Holding Court

By Jacob Saenz

The Hospital Window

By James L. Dickey

How I Discovered Poetry

By Marilyn Nelson

Hunger Moon

By Jane Cooper


By David St. John