Pre-20th Century Poems


ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the current Poetry Out Loud competition. More information here.

Mad Song

By William Blake

The Maid’s Lament

By Walter Savage Landor

The Maldive Shark

By Herman Melville

Meeting at Night

By Robert Browning

Mezzo Cammin

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow