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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.

On the Lawn at the Villa

By Louis Simpson

On Virtue

By Phillis Wheatley

One Art

By Elizabeth Bishop


By William Matthews


By Thomas Sayers Ellis

The Origin of Order

By Pattiann Rogers

The Other Side of This World

By Calvin Forbes

Our Nature

By Rae Armantrout

Over and Under

By John Brehm