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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.

The Charge of the Light Brigade

By Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Chez Jane

By Frank O'Hara

Chicago and December

By W. S. Di Piero


By Charles Wright


By Margaret Walker

Childhood’s Retreat

By Robert Duncan

The Children of the Poor

By Gwendolyn Brooks

The Children's Hour

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow