Find Poems & Poets

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2016-2017 competition.

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By Richard Lovelace
By A. E. Housman
By John Keats
By Marge Piercy
By Howard Nemerov
By William Carlos Williams
By Elizabeth Moody
By Marge Piercy
By Edgar Allan Poe

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