Find Poems & Poets

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.

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By Dilruba Ahmed
By Billy Collins
By Kenneth Patchen
By Wallace Stevens
By Ralph Waldo Emerson
By William Baer
By Duane Niatum
By Ted Kooser
By Lord Byron (George Gordon)
By Rupert Brooke

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"I did not expect to like Poetry Out Loud, truthfully. My first year, I did not want to compete at all.Somewhere along the line, I fell in love with the program and have learned so much about poetry, performing, and expression throughout the last three years."
Gabrielle Hunt
2017 NV POL Champion