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 Affliction of Richard

By Robert Bridges

The American Soldier

By Philip Freneau

Amor Mundi

By Christina Rossetti

And If I Did, What Then?

By George Gascoigne

An Apology For Her Poetry

By Margaret Cavendish

April Love

By Ernest Dowson

April Midnight

By Arthur Symons

The Arrow and the Song

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

As Kingfishers Catch Fire

By Gerard Manley Hopkins
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