Find Poems & Poets

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

Go to:
By Virginia Hamilton Adair
By E. E. Cummings
By Rodney Koeneke
By Karl Shapiro
By Naomi Shihab Nye
By Amy Beeder
By Kevin Young
By Maya Angelou
By Yusef Komunyakaa

What People are Saying

"In the beginning of my Poetry Out Loud experience, I didn't expect to become so attached to my three competition poems. Five months later, they have become a part of me."
Gabrielle Cooper
2017 ME POL Champion