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ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2014-2015 Poetry Out Loud competition. More information here.

Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing

By James Weldon Johnson

The Light the Dead See

By Frank Stanford

Light Shining out of Darkness

By William Cowper

Like Rousseau

By Amiri Baraka


By Vachel Lindsay

Lines Written in Early Spring

By William Wordsworth

Linnaeus in Lapland

By Lorine Niedecker


By Sandra McPherson

The Listeners

By Walter de La Mare


By Jean Valentine