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.

To a Mouse

By Robert Burns

To Althea, from Prison

By Richard Lovelace

To an Athlete Dying Young

By A. E. Housman

To Autumn

By John Keats

To Fashion

By Elizabeth Moody

To Helen

By Edgar Allan Poe

To Her Father with Some Verses

By Anne Bradstreet

To Lucasta, Going to the Wars

By Richard Lovelace

To My Dear and Loving Husband

By Anne Bradstreet

To Solitude

By Alice Cary
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