Pre-20th Century Poems


ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2014-2015 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

The Man with the Hoe

By Edwin Markham

Meeting at Night

By Robert Browning

Mezzo Cammin

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow