25 Lines and Fewer

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

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By Archibald MacLeish
By Shara McCallum
By Gerard Manley Hopkins
By Janet Loxley Lewis
By Samuel Menashe
By Gabrielle Calvocoressi
By Hart Crane
By Reginald Gibbons
By George Bilgere

What People are Saying

"Though I have always had an immense love and appreciation for poetry, particularly spoken word poetry, it was not until I was given the opportunity to go on stage and actually deliver the words of others that I was able to comprehend the real impact of this art."
Iman Dancy
2017 NC POL Champion