Pre-20th Century Poems

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.

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By William Butler Yeats
By Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
By Edith Wharton
By Robert Browning
By William Cowper
By George Moses Horton
By William Wordsworth
By William Blake

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