Find Poems & Poets

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2016-2017 competition.

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By Gerard Manley Hopkins
By Janet Loxley Lewis
By Samuel Menashe
By Gabrielle Calvocoressi
By Hart Crane
By Reginald Gibbons
By Kenneth Patchen
By George Bilgere
By Ilya Kaminsky

What People are Saying

"I actually enjoy poetry! When I started participating in the Poetry Out Loud competition in the 9th grade I hated poetry, but as I continued to participate over the years I grew a love and appreciation for the art form, and poetry is now a part of my identity."
Irvin Mason, Jr.
2016 USVI POL Champion