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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.

The Minks

By Toi Derricotte


By James Merrill


By Hailey Leithauser

Momma Said

By Calvin Forbes

Monet Refuses the Operation

By Lisel Mueller

Monstrance Man

By Ricardo Pau-Llosa

More Lies

By Karin Gottshall

Mortal Sorrows

By Rodney Jones

The Mothering Blackness

By Maya Angelou