Pre-20th Century Poems

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2018-2019 competition.

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By William Wordsworth
By Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson
By George Eliot
By John Greenleaf Whittier
By Stephen Crane
By Adah Isaacs Menken
By Dante Gabriel Rossetti

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