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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.

Weighing In

By Rhina P. Espaillat

The Well Rising

By William E. Stafford

Wet Casements

By John Ashbery

[What horror to awake at night]

By Lorine Niedecker

What It Does

By David Ferry

What Kind of Times Are These

By Adrienne Rich

What to Say Upon Being Asked to Be Friends

By Julian Talamantez Brolaski