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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.

Broken Promises

By David Kirby

The Brook

By Edward Thomas

Buckroe, After the Season, 1942

By Virginia Hamilton Adair

[Buffalo Bill 's]

By E. E. Cummings


By Karl Shapiro

Burning the Old Year

By Naomi Shihab Nye


By Amy Beeder

Cadillac Moon

By Kevin Young

Caged Bird

By Maya Angelou