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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.

The Mystery of the Hunt

By Michael McClure

It’s the mystery of the hunt that intrigues me,
                   That drives us like lemmings, but cautiously—
The search for a bright square cloud—the scent of lemon verbena— . . .

Mysticism for Beginners

By Adam Zagajewski

The day was mild, the light was generous.
The German on the café terrace
held a small book on his lap. . . .

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