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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 People, Yes

By Carl Sandburg


By Tony Hoagland

Photo of a Girl on a Beach

By Carmen Giménez Smith


By D. H. Lawrence


By Kevin Young

The Pilgrim

By John Bunyan

The Pilgrims

By John McCrae

Pity the Beautiful

By Dana Gioia

Piute Creek

By Gary Snyder

Plaint in a Major Key

By Jorge Sánchez