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ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2013-2014 Poetry Out Loud competition. More information here.

Yet Do I Marvel

By Countee Cullen

I doubt not God is good, well-meaning, kind,
And did He stoop to quibble could tell why
The little buried mole continues blind, . . .

You, Andrew Marvell

By Archibald MacLeish

And here face down beneath the sun
And here upon earth’s noonward height
To feel the always coming on . . .

You charm'd me not with that fair face

By John Dryden

You charm'd me not with that fair face
Though it was all divine:
To be another's is the grace, . . .

Youth

By James Wright

Strange bird,
His song remains secret.
He worked too hard to read books. . . .