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 Maya Angelou
By Nikki Giovanni
By Audre Lorde
By Robert Frost
By Victoria Chang
By Kathleen Norris
By Gregory Djanikian
By Edgar Lee Masters

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