Poetry Out Loud Suggestions:

“The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls”

“It Couldn’t be Done”

“The Ocean”

“300 Goats”

“Abandoned Farmhouse”

“Cartoon Physics, Part One”

“Momma Said”

“Broken Promises”

“Fairy Tale Logic”

“If We Must Die”


“At the Vietnam Memorial”




“Making Jump Shots”

“Battle Hymn of the Republic”

“Blackberry Picking”

“Break, Break, Break”

“Sea Fever”

“The Charge of the Light Brigade”

“Catch a Little Rhyme”

“The Obligation to be Happy”


“Eagle Plain”

“Elegy for Blue”

“The End of the World”

“Meeting at Night”

“Harold’s Chicken Shack #86”

“Harold and the Purple Crayon”

“History Lesson”

“Holding Court”

“I Carry your Heart with Me”

“I Hear America Singing”

“I, Too”

“In Flanders Field”

“In Praise of my Bed”

“More Lies”

“Pity the Beautiful”

“A Poison Tree”


“The Road Not Taken”


“Snow Day”


“Sonnet 18”

“Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening”