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.

On Education

By Elizabeth Bentley

On Monsieur’s Departure

By Queen Elizabeth I

On Shakespeare. 1630

By John Milton

On the Death of Anne Brontë

By Charlotte Brontë

On Virtue

By Phillis Wheatley


By Percy Bysshe Shelley
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