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.

The Paradox

By Paul Laurence Dunbar

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

By Christopher Marlowe

Pastoral Dialogue

By Anne Killigrew

The Pilgrim

By John Bunyan

A Poison Tree

By William Blake

The Pulley

By George Herbert