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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.

At the Vietnam Memorial

By George Bilgere

Author’s Prayer

By Ilya Kaminsky

The Author to Her Book

By Anne Bradstreet


By Franz Wright

An Autumn Sunset

By Edith Wharton

Awaking in New York

By Maya Angelou

Backdrop addresses cowboy

By Margaret Atwood

The Bad Old Days

By Kenneth Rexroth


By Rita Dove