The Poetry Society of Vermont, founded in 1947, is an association of poets and friends of poetry who join in promoting enthusiasm for poetry through workshops, readings, contests, and contributions to The Mountain Troubadour, the PSOV literary journal. We welcome all appreciative writers and readers, as well as high school and college students.
PSOV is devoted to nurturing the poetic talents of its membership by creating an environment that fosters excellence in writing through workshops, readings, contests, and publishing the written word.
PSOV strives to create an outstanding poetic environment throughout Vermont where the love of excellent poetry honors the past and fosters new partnerships.
On Being Chosen Poet of Vermont~ Robert Frost
Breathes there a bard who isn’t moved
When he finds his verse is understood
And not entirely disapproved
By his country and his neighborhood?
On July 22, 1961, Frost was named poet laureate of Vermont.