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.

The Snow-Storm

By Ralph Waldo Emerson

So We'll Go No More a Roving

By Lord Byron (George Gordon)


By Ella Wheeler Wilcox


By Edmund Waller

Song of Myself: 35

By Walt Whitman

Sonnet 1 

By Philip Sidney