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 Henry David Thoreau
By Sir Thomas Wyatt
By Paul Laurence Dunbar
By Charles Lamb
By Aphra Behn
By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
By Sarah Helen Whitman
By Robert Burns

What People are Saying

"I learned that to channel a poem you don't need to act or be dramatic. You just need to listen to the words and tell your own story with them. "
Eleni Spiliotes
2018 NH POL Champ