Find Poems & Poets

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2015-2016 competition.

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By Tony Hoagland
By Jamaal May
By Lawrence Ferlinghetti
By Letitia Elizabeth Landon
By Rita Dove
By Richard Hugo
By W. S. Merwin
By Robert Frost
By Yusef Komunyakaa

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